Pet Passport Puerto Rico
REGULATIONS FOR TAKING A PET DOG OR CAT TO PUERTO RICO
Puerto Rico does not quarantine healthy pets who meet the following requirements:
Your pet must be vaccinated for rabies at least 1 month but not more than 12 months prior to entering Puerto Rico. Then the Puerto Rico Veterinary Certificate must be completed shortly prior to travel.
Failure to comply with these regulations will mean that your pet may be refused entry and the relevant authority in consultation with an authorized veterinarian can decide to return the pet home, or place the dog or cat in quarantine at the expense of the owner or natural person responsible for pet, or as a last resort, without financial compensation, put the pet down where the return trip home or quarantine cannot be arranged.
All other pets (birds, invertebrates, tropical fish, reptiles, amphibia, mammals such as rodents and rabbits) are not subject to the regulations in respect of the anti-rabies vaccination but may have to meet other requirements as to a limit on the number of animals and a certificate to accompany them in respect of other diseases. Pet owners are strongly advised to seek further information from the relevant authority of their country and/or that of the country of destination.
All countries have a unique veterinary certificates. This form differs from the International Veterinary Certificate issued by veterinarians in the United States. (APHIS 7001) This is an important part of your cat or dog passport.
Find Veterinary Certificates for countries worldwide.
Although Puerto Rico does not require an ISO pet microchip, we strongly suggest microchipping your pet prior to traveling.
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