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Unlike for birds and other types of household pets, owners are not required to carry government certification in order to transport the animals between the two countries for purposes of a limited stay.
Pets returning to the country of origin (such as after a vacation) undergo the same scrutiny as imported pets. In general, border personnel will want to ensure that the animal is clean, free of disease and that vaccinations are kept up to date.
Both countries require the following at the time of crossing:
Puppies less than 3 months of age must be confined to a location of the owner's choosing until vaccinated and must remain in confinement for one month following vaccination.
U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) telephone numbers for customer service:
Also see telephone numbers listed under "Ports of Entry". For additional information, please visit either of the following web sites:
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