Relocating Pets to Poland
Poland, officially known as the Republic of Poland, is a country located in Central Europe. Poland boasts the greatest plant diversity and wealth of forest biocoenoses in Central Europe. This is mainly due to its lowland location and moderate, transitory climate. The composition of Poland's contemporary flora is a result of climatic changes and the diffusion of species in the postglacial period.
Poland does not only offer great outdoor activities that you and your pet will be able to partake but also in the city of Krakow, for instance, dogs are welcome in museums like the Galica Jewish Museum and Polish Aviation Museum and can even catch a flick with you at the Kino pod Baranami movie theatre. And if you plan on visiting the country's capital city, you will easily find many dog-friendly establishments, including restaurants, shops, and more.
There are a few things to keep in mind while travelling with your pet to Poland-
- The first step is to microchip your pet with a 15-digit ISO compliant pet microchip.
- All pets must be vaccinated against Rabies and should have the proof for the same.
- A rabies titer test must be administered 30 days after the rabies vaccine and all samples must be processed at approved laboratories.
- For non-commercial travel, a licensed veterinarian in the originating country must complete the non-commercial EU health certificate for Poland within 5 days of travel. All forms must be endorsed by the government agency responsible for the import and export of animals.
- In case of a commercial travel, pets can travel after meeting all the above requirements including a rabies titer test.
- Accompanied pets entering by air must do so at the Border Inspection Post at an international airport in Warsaw, Bydgoszcz, Gdansk, Katowice, Krakow, Lodz, Poznan, Rzeczow, Szczecin or Wroclaw.
- Pets can enter Poland in the cabin, as checked baggage or manifested air cargo.
- The minimum age for pets to enter Poland is 7 months and all their vaccination should be complete and they should meet all the requirements.
- The following breeds are banned from entering Poland- American Pit Bull Terrier, Ca de Bou (Perro de presa Mallorquin), American Bulldog, Dogo Argentino (Argentine Mastiff), Perro de Presa Canario, Dogo Canario, Tosa Inu, Rottweiler, Akbash Dog, The Anatolian Shepherd Dog, Moscow Guard Dog and The Caucasian Shepherd Dog.
As you start planning your trip overseas, you should consider hiring professional assistance to make your pet’s relocation safe, smooth and hassle-free. AirPets relocates hundreds of pets every year to and from India and is very thorough with its process. You can get in touch with us at +91-9257-123-123 or write to [email protected] for a professional consultation.