Time Frame: Within 1 year of export.
Every cat and dog must be vaccinated against rabies with an approved inactivated rabies virus vaccine within 1 year of export and when it was at least 3 months old. If this is the first Rabies vaccine that your pet has received or if you are unable to provide previous vaccination records then this vaccine must be at least 4 weeks old before your pet can start quarantine.
Time frame: Between 1 year and 14 days prior to export.
Dogs must be vaccinated with a 5 in 1 Vaccine which covers Canine Distemper, Canine Hepatitis, Canine Parvovirus, Canine Para-influenza and Canine Adenovirus Type 2. Bordetella Bronchiseptica, if not done this will be given on arrival at Keringa Emigration Station.
Cats must be vaccinated with a 3 in 1 which covers Feline Panleucopenia, Feline Rhinotracheitis and Feline Calicivirus. Bordetella Bronchiseptica, if not done this will be given on arrival at Keringa Emigration Station.
For pets travelling to Australia, it is recommended that your vet test your dog for Ehrlichia Canis at the start of the 6/7 month procedure. We will provide you with the blood test form, that your vet will need to complete. We will re-test at the start of quarantine and may do another check test during quarantine. It is imperative that you keep your dog tick free, please apply Frontline every 4 weeks religiously.
All other blood tests and procedures needed for the protocol between South Africa and Australia will be done whilst in quarantine.