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How to bring your dog to Hong Kong

How to bring your dog to Hong Kong

I lived in Hong Kong for two years and loved it! It is a wonderful place to be a dog, their are natural parks and loads of trails to explore! It’s usually a long flight to get there, but if you want to bring your dog to Hong Kong just follow these simple steps.

The Chinese characters for "Hong Kong".

The Chinese characters for “Hong Kong”. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Most nationalities can bring their dogs to Hong Kong with a minimum amount of fuss. See the guide below for your country specific information.
license. You can find the forms and more information on the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department website.

Group 1 Countries

UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Hawaii can bring their dogs to Hong Kong without the need for quarantine. You do, however, need to notify the Hong Kong Duty Officer of Import and Export of your arrival at least two working days in advance. The office can be reached on +852 21821001
You will also need to provide,: animal health certificate,  microchip ,residence certificate, vaccination certificate, all of which must be signed by a registered government vet. The documents must be provided in either English or Chinese. In addition, you will need to obtain an airline certificate from your carrier certifying that the animal travelled on the plane non-stop with no transfers.

Group 2 Countries

US (Continental), Canada, Singapore, Germany, France, Spain and most, not all, other European countries can also bring their dogs into Hong Kong without placing them into quarantine. In addition to the four certificates listed above, you will also need to provide an anti-rabies certificate. The dog needs to have been vaccinated against rabies at least 30 days before departing for Hong Kong. You must notify the Hong Kong Duty Officer of Import and Export of your arrival at least two working days in advance. The office can be reached on +852 21821001

 

note: Also make you you have the correct microchip for your dog. Europe and the USA can be different than  Hong Kong’s

Gou: The character for dog isdog in chinese

(pronounced gou). Here in Hong Kong, people think the noise dogs make is “woi woi”(wo pronounced with w+ ou  high level), which is also used as ‘baby talk’ to refer to dogs in general….

 

 

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  1. There’s a multitude of things that you can do in Hong Kong. You can always sign up for a packaged tour with your local travel agent or sign up for one in Hong Kong itself.Thanks for sharing the useful information.

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