Pet Import Regulations in Ukraine



If moving to a foreign country gives you anxiety, you can imagine the strain it has on an animal. Traveling can be hazardous for them if you are not careful in ensuring their safe relocation.

Pet relocation to another country can pose health risks to your pet. Choose how your pet will travel, make sure that the crate carrying your pet is neither too big nor too small. To ease the discomforts, your pet may experience in moving to another country, choose a pet relocation service to Ukraine carefully.

It is important to note that Ukraine is going through a period of unrest, and a result of this there have been protests, bombings, and shootings. Expats who want to bring their pets with them to Ukraine may find that the environment is not a healthy one and that their dog or cat could be scared or nervous. Thus, expats are advised to display caution when relocating a pet with them to Ukraine.

International pet relocation services to Ukraine will find an appropriate pet transport and help you choose a pet-friendly airline.Ukraine does not require pet quarantine upon entry as long as it did not come from a country with a high incidence of rabies. Countries considered to have a low incidence of rabies are the US, Canada, and the EU.

Once you arrive at the airport, Ukraine customs will require you to present an international health certificate proving your pet has been immunized from rabies and distemper. Make sure that your pet has been immunized 30 days prior to departure for Ukraine or has been immunized in the last 12 months prior to departure to Ukraine.

Once you're already settled in Ukraine with your pet, you will not have a hard time finding a vet who can look after your pet's health. Veterinary care is not a problem and immunizations are available locally.

Dogs should be immunized annually against distemper, rabies, hepatitis, parvovirus, leptospirosis and Parainfluenza. Be aware that a tick-borne disease called piroplazmosis can be dangerous for dogs in Kiev.

It is important to be sure that your pet's health and safety will not be compromised while in transit to a new country. This way, you and your pet can reduce your anxieties considerable simply by being adequately prepared, despite the political situation that Ukraine is going through at the moment.



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