March 13, 2017
Moving across state lines can be a complicated process. There are always new laws and regulations, including for animals. Every state has a different set of rules about when and how pet owners can bring their cats, dogs, birds, ferrets, rabbits, and horses.
GoodCall's new State-by-State Guide to Moving with Pets gives a breakdown of import laws for each state and type of pet. The majority require some form of veterinarian inspection before the move and generally require rabies vaccinations for animals that are old enough, though the age varies by state.
In addition to looking up new laws, experts recommend taking other steps to make moving a better experience for your pets. Here are a few frequently asked questions...