January 4th, 2005, 10:02 PM
I have a dwarf bunny, and I will be travellng to the U.S. in a few weeks. I was wondering if there are any special considerations for her while in transit ( she will be taveling as carry on). Will she need to be inoculated? Will air travel hurt her ears? Any help will be greatly appreciated.
January 4th, 2005, 10:14 PM
I used to travel with my Dwarf Netherland but it was a couple years ago. He seemed to weather the plane alright but I did have to get permission from the airline in order to take him in the cabin with me. I also had to have certification from the vet that he had the proper innoculations, including one for rabies. (Customs can sometimes give you a tough time if they decide a rabbit is "lifestock").
January 4th, 2005, 10:29 PM
thank you cyberkitten, I appreciate the info
January 4th, 2005, 10:37 PM
I don't think there are any requirements for rabbits for the USA but you should be checking with the CFIA Animal Health Export Specialist. This is the one for the Ontario region:
Dr. Marilyn Homewood / (Karen Leduc - Assistant)
Export Officer, Animal Health, CFIA
174 Stone Road West
Telephone: (519) 837-9400
Facsimile: (519) 837-9773
January 4th, 2005, 11:20 PM
Thanks lyne I just emailed her.