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Postby eduardomi » Fri, 30 Apr 2010 11:40 pm

Wow guys... I cannot express how helpful this site is (and its members) for all of us.

Thanks road.not.taken, this actually cleared most of my doubts! I could not get through the phone with AVA so I emailed them, I am now waiting for their response.

I think our best option (and easier and least expensive) is to fly him as excess baggage like you said. I will make some calls to airlines but I believe Singapore Airlines nor Cathay fly animals...KLM has a good reputation for good animal handling but its true it will for sure have a layover in Europe (longer travel time for my buddy).

I really hope AVA will answer all my questions in time as I am thinking about flying my wife in about a month... hopefully they have quarantine spaces available.

Thanks again for taking the time to reply to my message, seriously thanks! I will return the favor as soon as I see the chance.

Cheers!

E.

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Postby Capex101 » Tue, 22 Jun 2010 5:39 pm

SQ does accept animals - and they have the most direct flights - but they only accept them through an animal transport company. In other words, you can't simply take them on as excess baggage. It may be possible to use a professional transporter and arrange for the animal to be on the same flight but it will cost you. It's been nearly two years since I brought over 5 cats and 2 dogs - and at the time NW had the best option. However, I just paid a transporter and they did a fantastic job.

Thanks for bringing this thread back to life. I used it a long time ago - and it helped me. For anyone just starting the process - relax - it is a lot easier than you first think.

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Postby djfiii » Thu, 08 Jul 2010 3:08 am

Has anyone transported an english bulldog (or other breed specifically listed on Singapore Air's website as not accepted for travel)? The flat face breeds have trouble in heat, so I imagine that's why you see bulldogs, pugs, mastiff, etc on that list. We were planning to use a pet relocation service, and I assume they have arrangements to move those types of breeds, but was curious to know if anyone had personal experience with it.

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Postby Capex101 » Fri, 09 Jul 2010 2:17 pm

Check the Singapore AVA website - some breeds are not allowed - period. Has nothing to do with the heat.

See below - but this may not be up to date. CHECK!

As of August 1991, certain breeds of dogs (Category A animals) are not permitted entry into Singapore. These breeds are:-

Pit Bull - including the American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, American Bulldog;
Akita;
Neapolitan Mastiff;
Tosa;
any crosses of any of Pit Bull, Akita, Neapolitan Mastiff or Tosa



A separate group - Category B dogs - must be leashed and muzzled at all times when in public. Category B animals are:

Bull Mastiff;
Bull Terrier;
Doberman Pinscher;
German Shepherd or related Shepherd Dog breeds;
Rottweiler;
Perro de Presa Canario.

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Relocating, cat importation for cat who has vaccine reaction

Postby fatuitas » Sat, 28 Aug 2010 12:40 am

Does anyone have experience importing a cat from N.America with a cat that had an allergic reaction to it's first rabies vaccine? I don't want him to have another rabies shot on arrival to the quarantine station (standard procedure) as his next shot might be lethal (according to our home vet). I think some extra titering (blood sampling) could be persuasive, but does anyone have any tips on who I woud appeal this regulation to? All other aspects of the importation requirements would be met (microchipping, etc.)

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Re: Relocating, cat importation for cat who has vaccine reac

Postby poodlek » Sat, 28 Aug 2010 1:20 am

fatuitas wrote:Does anyone have experience importing a cat from N.America with a cat that had an allergic reaction to it's first rabies vaccine? I don't want him to have another rabies shot on arrival to the quarantine station (standard procedure) as his next shot might be lethal (according to our home vet). I think some extra titering (blood sampling) could be persuasive, but does anyone have any tips on who I woud appeal this regulation to? All other aspects of the importation requirements would be met (microchipping, etc.)


See my reply in the other thread.

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Sending pets Singapore to the US

Postby Capex101 » Thu, 25 Nov 2010 11:57 am

Just a note for info, when we came over two years ago we brought 5 cats and two dogs - we used a US based service - and that all went fine. Going home, we sent everyone home using The Pet Hotel (KC Tan and Ken). We used them because they were competitive in price - but also they did the inbound service when we came over. All went well again - they did a good job and all the animals are safe and sound back in the US. I am sure most pet relocation services in Singapore are good - but from personal experience these folks did a very good job for me. One final note - the cost to go back was about 30% higher than coming over (less the quarantine cost) so be perpared to pay more (I suppose this is higher airfreight cost).

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Re: Do your own pet relocation from US

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