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United Kingdom


If you have any questions or concerns regarding the procedures and requirements for exporting animals, animal products, or to obtain a zoosanitary certificate for an animal product, you should contact the VS Field Office covering the area from where the product will be exported (or the area in which your office is located).

Animal Products

Live Animals

United Kingdom - Summary of Requirements for Animals

United Kingdom (UK) is a Member State of the European Union. Please refer to the English version of the certificates on the link to the European Union. Note special requirements for export of dogs, cats, and ferret to the UK below.



The UK prohibits import of the following dog breeds: Pit Bull Terrier, Japanese Tosa , Dogo Argentino , and Fila Braziliero.


Additional information for pet owners on exporting a dog or cat to the United Kingdom.

Additional Information