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Regulations for pets

Information on the import of animals to Switzerland Dogs and cats traveling to Switzerland from abroad require a vaccination certificate stating that the animal is vaccinated against rabies. The vaccination must be made at least 30 days prior to entry and should not be more than 1 year old, This also applies to dogs and cats that are returning to Switzerland after a temporary absence. Since 1 July 2007, dogs, cats and ferrets have had to be identified with a microchip.

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