Relocating Pets to Turkey
Turkey, officially known as the Republic of Turkey, is home to a unique intersection of culture as the nation bridges Asia with Europe. Turkey is a unique country that extends on two continents - Europe and Asia, a unique position, which gave birth to a culture that reflects both West and East. It is a friendly country that offers all modern facilities, yet traditional enough to be fascinating. Filled with stunning natural beauty and an array of well-preserved architecture, Turkey is one of the most extraordinary countries to visit.
Apart from its stunning beauty, Turkey is also a pet-friendly country especially since the country adopted the EU regulations with regard to pets. There are a number of pet-friendly hotels that allow you to spend some quality time with your four-legged companion along with open places and many restaurants as well.
- While travelling with your pet to Turkey, the first step is to microchip your pet with an ISO compliant microchip.
- Your pet should be vaccinated against Rabies between 30 days and 12 months prior to entry into Turkey and does not accept the 3-year Rabies vaccination.
- A rabies titer test is required for all cats and dogs entering Turkey. Blood samples must be processed at an EU approved lab.
- Your pet should have a complete health certificate issued by the authorised government veterinarian. Pets must also be treated for external and internal parasite and it should be indicated on the health certificate.
- All pets must be free of evidence of disease communicable to humans when examined at the port of entry to Turkey.
- One person can carry two pets tax-free for as long as they don’t arrive unaccompanied. The owner or their representative with both a Power of Attorney and either their original passport or a notarized copy, indicating that they arrived in Turkey within 30 days of their pet.
- Turkey bans the following breeds and their cross breeds- Pit Bull Terriers, Japanese Tosa, American Pit Bull Terrier, Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, Dogo Argentino, Fila Brasileiro, Rottweiller, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Neopolitan Mastiff, Spanish Mastiff, Dogue de Bordeux, Roman Fighting Dog, Bandog Tosa Inu, Mastiff, Tibetan Mastiff.
As you start planning your trip overseas, you should consider hiring professional assistance to make your pet’s relocation safe, smooth and hassle-free. AirPets relocates hundreds of pets every year to and from India and is very thorough with its process. You can get in touch with us at +91-9257-123-123 or write to [email protected] for a professional consultation.