Article 9

Conditions applicable to the non-commercial movement of pet animals of the species listed in Part B of Annex I

Pet animals of the species listed in Part B of Annex I shall not be moved into a Member State from another Member State unless they fulfil the following conditions:

  1. They comply with any preventive health measures for diseases or infections other than rabies;
  2. They are accompanied by an identification document issued by an authorised veterinarian and duly completed in its parts describing:

  • The characteristics of the mark or the description of the pet animal taking into account the specificities of each species, in such a manner that a link between the pet animal and its corresponding identification document is ensured.
  • The species and, where relevant, the breed, the date of birth as stated by the owner, sex and colour of the pet animal;
  • The name and contact information of the owner;
  • The name, contact information and signature of the authorised veterinarian issuing or completing the identification document;
  • The signature of the owner;
  • Details of any preventive health measures for diseases or infections other than rabies;
  • Other relevant information regarding the health status of the pet animal.


 3.  If applicable, written declaration from the owner to carry out the non-commercial movement of the pet animals on behalf of the owner