In Australia & New Zealand Magazine, Brit-born Vicky Gray gives top tips to taking your pets to Australia. Vicky is the author of Didgeridoos & Didgeridon’ts: A Brit’s Guide to Moving Your Life Down Under [2nd ed.] (Summertime Publishing 2012). Read more about Vicky and her work at and find more info on her book here.

She suggests using a reputable pet transit company. Although the process can be costly, the company will do all the hard work for you (flights, import documents, vet and health certificates, boarding assistance, final health certificates, collection and delivery and so on). Pets usually undergo a 30-day quarantine period at one of three main centres, during which you are allowed to visit them.

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