Can I take my dog to New Zealand from South Africa?
All dogs and cats arriving into New Zealand from South Africa must go into quarantine for at least 10 days or longer. After the minimum 10 day quarantine, a release inspection is performed.
How much does it cost to fly a pet to New Zealand?
From the US, budget around $800 or so. If you’re moving here from a country where rabies tests are required, and this includes the UK, Malta, Republic of Ireland, and Sweden, remember that blood tests usually have to be performed at least six months before your pet comes to NZ.
Can I bring my pet to New Zealand?
Find out if you need a permit an approved country, you need a permit to import. a country that has not been approved, your pet will not be allowed into NZ until it has spent 6 months in an approved country and you can provide a vet certificate.
Does New Zealand require quarantine for pets?
If your dog or cat is not in apparent good health, further examination by a licensed veterinarian may be required at your expense. Your pet will be subject to quarantine for a minimum of 10 days even if you follow the regulations of New Zealand Government.
How much does it cost to take a dog to New Zealand from South Africa?
You’ll need to place you pet in quarantine for at least 10 days in New Zealand. This will cost you approximately between NZ$1,400 and NZ$2,000 per animal including transportation from the airport and government (MAF) inspection fees.
What dogs are banned in NZ?
Banned breeds The following five breeds cannot be imported into New Zealand: American Pit Bull Terrier, Dogo Argentino, Brazilian Fila, Japanese Tosa and Perro de Presa Canario.
Can pets fly internationally?
Your pet can travel on the plane with you (either in-cabin, as accompanied baggage, or as cargo). Your pet will be charged accordingly. Some airlines no longer offer this option and some countries do not allow pets to enter the country in-cabin. You can book your pet on a separate flight.
What pets can you have in NZ?
What pets can I bring into New Zealand?
- Approved cat breeds from approved countries.
- Approved dog breeds from approved countries.
- Chinchillas from Great Britain.
- Rabbits from Australia.
- Guinea pigs from Australia.
How much does it cost to transport a dog to New Zealand?
Breakdown of Costs for Moving Dogs and Cats to New Zealand
|Service||Notes||Cost (in USD)|
|Import Permit||Cost per family.||$160|
|Mandatory Quarantine||Costs vary depending on the size of the pet.||$1,000-$1,500 (approx)|
|Crate Seal||Cost per pet.||$132|
|Government Endorsements||Two sets of paperwork per pet need to be endorsed by the USDA.||$271|
How long do dogs have to quarantine in New Zealand?
List of quarantine facilities. Choose from the following list of MPI approved cat and dog quarantine facilities for the mandatory 10 day quarantine requirement.
What is the most popular pet in NZ?
Cats are the most popular pets – 44% of New Zealand homes have one, for a total of 1.1 million pet cats1. Just over a quarter of us (28%) own dogs; 700,000 dogs all up1.