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Great Dane travel

25 10:06:09

Hello! I am going to Germany for 1 year and have a Great Dane. How can I take her with me? Will I have any problems bringing her back? Will there be any problems bringing her back? Thank you so much for your help!

Dear Mara
The dog will need the following to enter Germany: microchip
rabies vac at least 30 days old and less than 1 yr at time of travel.
APHIS 7001 international health cert issued within 10 days of travel
and endorsed by usda.  Also, EU form 998  English-German also
endorsed by usda
Lufthansa, if available, will be your best bet.  If you can, take dog
as excess baggage as this will be much cheaper and would clear customs with you.  Cargo will be much more expensive.  But, due to
size of dog and kennel requirements, some airlines will require dog
to travel as cargo.
There will be NO problem bringing dog back into USA.  health cert
issued within 10 days and valid rabies vac.
Let me know if you have further questions
Jerry Mishler