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The Ultimate International Pet Travel Quiz
by Staff
Taking an international trip with your pet may be extremely difficult, but worth it. Take this quiz to see how to prepare for international pet travel.

For a trip out of the country with your pet, how much time should you allow to make all the arrangements?

  • two to six months
  • six to eight months
  • eight to nine months

When traveling as cargo, what must be provided for your pet other than a pet carrier?

  • food
  • drink
  • both answers

What countries require your pet to have a passport?

  • Italy
  • Spain
  • both answers

What is an animal-borne disease?

  • hoof and mouth
  • mad cow
  • both answers

How long is the validity of a European Union pet passport?

  • 2 years
  • 5 years
  • lifetime

How can you help your pet deal with jet lag?

  • sleep upon arrival
  • take a walk outside
  • serve a big meal

For traveling with your pet to European Union countries, where can you find information about the regulations and forms?

  • European Commission Web site
  • American Automobile Association Web site
  • both answers

Starting in July 2011, European Union countries will require what form of identification for pets?

  • tattoo identification
  • collar identification
  • implanted transponder identification

In addition to rabies inoculations, what does Ireland require of pets entering the country?

  • tick or tapeworm treatments
  • Bordetella vaccine
  • leukemia vaccine

Why may you want to visit the veterinarian when you return home?

  • parasites
  • Bordetella bacteria
  • hoof and mouth disease

What certificate do many countries require?

  • International Certificate of Pet Health
  • CFIA health certificate
  • both answers

What paperwork must be processed to get your pet back into the U.S.?

  • health certificate
  • consulate form
  • list on customs declaration

What must you present to bring a bird into the U.S.?

  • permit and health certificate
  • confinement agreement
  • both answers

What may happen if your pet becomes ill during the journey?

  • detained
  • nothing
  • neither answer

How can you help your pet become comfortable with its airline carrier?

  • practice spending time in the carrier
  • increase the time spent in the carrier
  • both answers