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Tips for Finding Pet-Friendly Destinations and New US Border Control Regulations

As of August 1, 2024, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has implemented new regulations concerning the entry of pets into the USA. 

You can review the guidelines here: 

From August 1, 2024, Onward: What Your Dog Needs to Enter the United States 

Your reliable veterinary practice is dedicated to helping you navigate through these new guidelines smoothly. We remind all pet owners of their responsibility to stay informed and comply with the regulations outlined by the CDC and other relevant authorities. To avoid any inconvenience, please take the time to review these updates carefully and feel free to reach out to us if you need further assistance. 

Additional requirements may apply depending on where the dog has been in the last 6 months and whether or not the dog was vaccinated in the United States. Use the CDC’s Q&A tool (the CDC “DogBot”) to determine what rules apply to your dog: https://www.cdc.gov/importation/bringing-an-animal-into-the-united-states/dogs.html 

Are you itching to explore the great outdoors with your dog by your side? From rugged mountains to serene forests, discovering pet-friendly destinations can lead to unforgettable adventures for you and your four-legged companion. Here’s how to sniff out the best pet-friendly spots, perfect for unleashing your inner explorer: 

  1. Seek Out Pet-Welcoming National Parks: Many national parks welcome leashed pets on designated trails and areas. Research pet-friendly policies and specific trails where your furry friend can accompany you on scenic hikes and nature walks. From the majestic peaks of Yosemite to the lush forests of Acadia, these natural wonders offer boundless opportunities for outdoor fun with your pet.
  2. Explore Pet-Friendly Beaches and Coastal Retreats: If sandy shores and ocean breezes are more your style, consider coastal destinations that cater to pets. Look for beaches with pet-friendly access and accommodations that welcome furry guests. Whether you’re splashing in the waves together or strolling along the shoreline, beach vacations with your pet are sure to make a splash.
  3. Discover Dog-Friendly Cities and Urban Oases: Don’t overlook pet-friendly cities and urban parks as potential destinations for your next adventure. Many cities offer dog-friendly parks, trails, and outdoor attractions where you can explore together amidst the hustle and bustle of city life. From dog-friendly cafes to pet-friendly breweries, urban adventures with your pet are full of tail-wagging possibilities.

With these tips in tow, you and your adventurous pup are ready to embark on a journey to pet-friendly destinations that will leave you both barking for more. So leash up, pack your bags, and get ready to explore the great outdoors together like never before! 

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Tips for Finding Pet-Friendly Destinations and New US Border Control Regulations

As of August 1, 2024, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has implemented new regulations concerning the entry of pets into the USA.  You can review the guidelines here:  From August 1, 2024, Onward: What Your Dog Needs to Enter the United States  Your reliable veterinary practice is dedicated to helping you navigate through these new guidelines smoothly. We remind all pet owners of their responsibility to stay informed and comply with the regulations outlined by the CDC and other relevant authorities. To avoid any inconvenience, please take the time to review these updates carefully and feel free to reach out to us if you need further assistance. 

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