Getting away, arriving, finding accommodation – with no nasty surprises. With our tips, your four-legged friend is sure to feel as right as rain while travelling. And you will arrive safely. That’s a promise!
For four-legged passengers.
Dogs and cats may travel
within the EU only with an
EU pet passport, a microchip
and a rabies vaccination.
Individual regulations apply
outside the EU.
New impressions, experiences –
and often new reactions, too.
No animal is entirely predictable.
Protect yourself by taking out
personal liability and
A good start.
Give your animal enough
to drink prior to departure
and feed it for the last time six
hours beforehand. This will keep
its tummy calm and you will be
spared any surprises.
and raring to go?
Important vaccinations sometimes
need time to take effect. Therefore
visit your vet soon enough. You will
also discover here how to keep your
animal healthy in the country
A dog weighing 20 kg is
roughly as heavy as an elephant
in the event of an impact – but
much snappier. Therefore get your
animal used to belt, net or
crate early on.
Not every breed is allowed
to enter some countries. In
other countries, special vaccination
regulations apply. Find out, in
advance, about the entry
regulations for your destination.
Everything well stowed.
Luggage Compartment Solutions from Volkswagen Accessories.
Socks, shoes and your snack for between meals – your four-legged friend is sure to find the content of your suitcase yummy as well. But it needs its own luggage, of course. Our checklist prepares you optimally for your journey with your animal.