Health Certificates for Dogs and Cats
How to Get USDA-Certified Health Certificates for Pet Travel
Most states require pets to have a recent physical examination, a current rabies vaccination, and to be either heartworm-free or on a preventive medication. Be sure to research your airline’s individual requirements.
Obtaining a certificate for international travel can take months, depending on your destination’s requirements. During your pet’s appointment, you’ll need the following information: