Do you want to bring your pet along with you when you travel? Here, you'll find all the information to better plan your trip, from transport rules to rates to animals not permitted to travel.
Starting July 14 2021, U.S. health officials are implementing new restrictions on animal transportation. Any dog that has been in one or more of the countries identified as high risk for rabies in the last 6 months and that does not have a waiver issued by the U.S. administration will not be accepted on U.S. territory. Failure to comply with these measures will result in additional fees related, but not limited to, the dog’s rerouting, transfer, and care. The person traveling with the animal will be held financially responsible. 
Animals can be transported in the hold on direct flights, including within the European Union, to and from Paris-Charles de Gaulle or Paris-Orly. It is also permitted on flights with connections, at Paris-Orly only.

Please note, until further notice:
- The transport of animals in the hold and in the cabin is prohibited on flights to China. 
- From Moscow to Paris, animals may be transported in the cabin only.

This information is subject to change depending on the health situation and any restrictions imposed by the authorities.
Category 1 dogs, as defined by the French Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, are not permitted for transport in the cabin, or as baggage or cargo. These so-called “attack dogs” do not belong to a particular breed but are similar in morphology to the following: Staffordshire Terrier or American Staffordshire Terriers (pit bulls), Mastiffs and Tosas.

Category 2-defined dogs are permitted for transport on cargo flights provided by Air France. These include the following breeds: pedigree Staffordshire Terriers, pedigree American Staffordshire Terriers, pedigree Tosas and dogs that are similar in morphology to the Rottweiler breed (with or without pedigree).

To transport a Category 2 dog, please contact the customer service department for freight. To find the contact information of the center nearest you, please visit the “Contact” page of the AIR FRANCE KLM Cargo website and click on the map. Upon request and subject to availability, Category 2 dogs can travel on the same flight as their owner. Please note: a certified cage is mandatory.

For more information, please visit the French Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry (in French).

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