Canada

Canadian Food Inspection Agency
1400 Merivale Road
Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0Y9
1-800-442-2342

Entry Requirements

You may cross the border into Canada with your pet easily as long as your pet has been vaccinated against rabies within 3 years of your date of arrival. Pets over 3 months of age require one of the following two options:

  • Rabies vaccination certificate signed by a licensed veterinarian and written in English that clearly identifies the animal and states the date of vaccination
  • or

  • Health certificate signed by a licensed veterinarian and written in English verifying the date of the rabies vaccination.
  • Pets less than 8 months of age require the attached health certificate signed by a licensed veterinarian within 36 hours of arrival into Canada.

Quarantine Information

Domestic dogs entering Canada do not have to be quarantined

Download Entry Application

To download the application form required for entry into Canada with a domestic pet, please click the .pdf icon below.