International Health Certificate
Traveling with your beloved companion? Explore our international health certificate policy for a seamless journey and your pet’s well-being. Discover more now.
International Health Certificate Policy
Please read carefully
International Health Certificates may only be issued by a USDA Accredited Veterinarian.
- Dr. Steven Atwood is the only USDA veterinarian on Martha’s Vineyard.
Appointments for International Health Certificates (without a Pet Passport) must be made through Pawsitive Pet Health Certificates (PPHC)
If you have a valid Pet Passport and know exactly what your pet needs for travel, please contact our office directly at (508) 693-6515 to schedule an exam for international travel with a Pet Passport.
- If you are unsure whether your Pet Passport is valid, please refer to the USDA APHIS Pet Travel website to confirm this information.
A message from PPHC…
We offer full support and services from going through pets’ individual medical records, to tracking the endorsed health certificate from the USDA to the pet owner in time for their pets’ travel, and everything in between!
PPHC is here to wish you and your pet happy tails on your new adventure! Complete our New Client Questionnaire to get started!
If you have a Pet Passport and are sure that it is still valid, you may contact our office directly for an International Passport Exam
*Please NOTE that AHC does NOT have the ability to issue Pet Passports*
International Health Ceritifcate Examinations: $400.00 (this price does not include any additional vaccines, treatments, or tests required)
***Please NOTE that these fees are SEPARATE from Pawsitive Pet Health Ceritifcates and their fee is NOT included in this price***
Please understand that International Health Certificates are an intensive process for all involved and can take months of preparation prior to travel.
More information can be found on the USDA APHIS Pet Travel website