Thinking of taking your pet to India with you on vacation? Think again because your pet will be refused entry. New amendments to laws governing pet import state that the import of two pet animals as baggage shall be allowed only to persons who transfer their residence to India after two years of continuous stay abroad.
Why did India pass such an amendment? It appears that there has been a problem with animal trafficking from breeders in Russia and Thailand. “Custom made dogs” who were separated from their mother too early and arrive with carriers posing as tourists in order to dodge import tarrifs has made the change necessary. What a shame. Read more about it….