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Do I need passport/vaccination certificate/chip to enter the country with a pet?
No. Animals are allowed to enter without documents, identification and vaccination. Any necessary veterinary measures, such as rabies vaccination and subsequent isolation, will be determined and ordered after entry. A certificate (Common Health Entry Document – CHED) from a border inspection at the external border of the EU would be enough to enter Austria with your pet.
For further information contact:
How can I get vaccination for my pet on the go?
You can look up for local vets "Tierklinik" or "Tierarzt" around you or find veterinarians who support pets of displaced Ukrainians via VetsforUkraine website.
How can I get medication for my pet?
Free veterinary care is also available at neunerhaus .
Office hours with veterinary care (no vaccinations): Monday and Wednesday from 1 to 2 p.m., Friday 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. An appointment is required for vaccination and chip! Please contact +43 1 990 09 580 to make an appointment.
How can I get food for my pet?
Apart from local stores and supermarkets, you can place your order via Fressnapf website or via Amazon.
Also these organisations offer free pets food and first aid in Vienna:
How can I travel with my pet on a plane?
There are several airlines that allow flying with a pet onboard. It is up to each airplane to establish regulations and additional tariffs. Therefore we advise you to get in contact with the specific airline you plan on using.
The general rule is that pets (together with their crate) which remain below a certain weight may be carried in the cabin, whereas pets exceeding such threshold weight must be carried in the cargo area.
What's required to keep the pet in a given country?
An electronic microchip for dogs is mandatory throughout Austria. The insertion of the microchip is carried out in Austria by veterinarians.
In addition, you must register or report your dog at 2 places:
For the registration and notification of your dog you need:
People who have fled from Ukraine do not have to pay a dog levy in Vienna for the year 2022.