Bentley Animal Hospital

Health Certificates & Travel Certificates in Fenton

Traveling with your pet can be a fun and exciting experience, but it's important to make sure you have all the necessary documentation to ensure a smooth trip, and we are here to help you do just that! Our teams are trained to complete required legal pet health certificates & travel certificates.

What are Pet Health Certificates and Travel Certificates?

Pet health certificates are official documents that certify your pet's health and medical history. They are typically required for domestic and international travel, as well as for certain activities such as attending dog shows or staying at pet-friendly hotels. These certificates provide proof that your pet is up to date on vaccinations and is in good health, ensuring the safety of your pet and others.

Why are Certificates Important?

Pet health certificates and travel certificates are important for a variety of reasons. First and foremost, they ensure the safety and well-being of your pet during travel. Airlines and other modes of transportation require certificates to ensure that your pet is healthy enough to travel and will not pose a risk to other passengers. Additionally, these certificates are often required by hotels and other accommodations to ensure that your pet does not have any contagious illnesses.

How to Obtain Pet Health and Travel Certificates

The process of obtaining pet health certificates and travel certificates may vary depending on your destination and mode of transportation. In general, you will need to schedule an appointment with us to have your pet examined and vaccinated (if necessary). We will then issue the necessary documentation, including a health and travel certificate and proof of vaccination. It's important to note that some countries may have specific requirements for pet health certificates, so it's best to research these requirements well in advance of your trip.

Medical Documentation for Pets

In addition to pet health and travel certificates, it's also important to keep on hand, all medical documentation for your pet while traveling. This includes proof of vaccinations, any necessary medications, and contact information for your veterinarian.

It's also a good idea to have a recent photo of your pet in case they were to get lost during travel.

By following these guidelines and obtaining the necessary documentation, you can ensure a safe and stress-free trip for both you and your furry companion. Remember to always research the specific requirements for your destination and mode of transportation. Please call us if you have any questions or concerns. Happy travels!

International Travel Planning

For all international travel, please call and schedule an appointment several months in advance due to strict travel regulations.

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