Whether you're relocating to Auckland or Christchurch for employment or returning from an American assignment, Air Animal's expertise and knowledge of MAF's requirements makes the entire process easier. Turn over your pet's move to us so you can focus on other aspects of your move to New Zealand.
Providing a microchip (if not previously microchipped)
Verifying the rabies vaccinations and ensuring other vaccinations are up to date
Managing the FAVN-OIE rabies antibody blood draw by a USDA-accredited veterinarian
Managing the USDA official veterinary declaration of the FAVN-OIE rabies antibody test
Managing the MAF import permit application process
Knowing the locations of the MAF-approved quarantine facilities
Understanding the requirements within the timeline
Confirmatory blood tests at the approved government laboratory
Assuring approved external and internal parasite treatment
Preparing the health certificate according to the MAF import guidelines
Obtaining the endorsement for export by the USDA
Sealing the kennel with the final USDA appointment
The USA cross-country flight (if necessary)
The Los Angeles or San Francisco transfer (if necessary)
Scheduling the trans-Pacific flight
Issuing the airline air cargo air waybill
After you move:
Please register with a local veterinarian to keep your pet's rabies vaccination up to date. Veterinarians typically send reminder notices when vaccinations are due. If another move is in your future, you and your pet will be ready.
Air Animal Pet Movers® and its New Zealand specialist knows the drill, the routine, and is experienced. Pet Moving Made Easy®. It's our focus, our passion, our promise and your peace of mind.