The Regulations were created according to the Law of Animal Protection of 21 August 1997, Journal of Laws no 106 item 1002 with amends and the Board Directive (WE) no 1/2005 of 22 December 2004 about the protection of animals during transportation and connected actions and the changing directives 64/432/EWG and 93/119/WE and the directive (WE) no 1255/97, Regulation (EC) no. 1255/97, the EP and the (EU) Council regulation 576/2013 and 577/2013.
1. The transport may qualify only healthy animals fit for transport, except for animals transported for
dental and veterinary clinics with written instructions from a veterinarian.
2. The minimum age of transported animals under care is 8 weeks in the national transportation and 15 weeks in the international transportation, unless the target country permits otherwise.
3. Point 2 shall not apply in the national transportation, if the transported young animal (under 8 weeks) is accompanied by the mother.
4. The transported animal should be clearly marked by chip or tattoo (the only accepted form of marking the animal in the international transportation is the chip).
5. The transported animal should be vaccinated against rabies if it has completed 12 weeks of age.
6. The transported animal should be de-wormed (Echinococcus) and the ticks should be removed at least 24 hours and not more than 72 hours before the scheduled departure.
7. The transported animals should have a) the health book with the domestic transport, b) the passport for the pet with the non-commercial international transport and the written authorisation for this type of transport.
8. If this results from the external regulations, the animal in the intra-community commercial transport or at the entry/exit to/from the third country should also have the appropriate Heath certificate issued by the Authorised Veterinary Officer.
9. The person responsible for the proper preparation of the veterinary documentation is the Customer. The Contractor shall not be liable for errors and omissions in the prepared documentation.
1. Transportation of animals takes place in the certified transporters adapter to the size of the
2. The route of the journey is adjusted optimally, so that the journey takes place on the shortest possible way.
3. The date and the hour of the receipt and reaching the target place will be given to the Sender and the Recipient orally or electronically by the Contractor.
4. The hour of reaching the target place is not guaranteed by the Contractor, unless it was agreed otherwise in the written assignment.
5. In case of force majeure, which will prevent the implementation of the service by the Contractor, the contract remains valid, however the obligations resulting from the assignment will be postponed in time until the termination of the force majeure.
6. The Contractor does not insure individually animals for the transportation, unless the parties agree otherwise.
7. The driver or the carer has the right to refuse the animal if the requirements presented in §2 and §4 were not maintained.
1. The Customer is obliged to prepare the whole veterinary documentation according to § 2. Until the
date of animal departure.
2. The animal for the transportation should be clean and prepared in the proper manner.
3. The Customer agrees to the presence at the place of destination at the hours indicated by the Contractor or the appointment of another person, that will be immediately notified to the Contractor by the phone or electronically in accordance with § 3 point 3. The changes of the date will be notified to the Customer immediately by the phone or electronically.
1. The Customer may terminate the agreement (cancel the reservation):
1. These Regulations of Animal Transportation are the general rules, which apply between the Customer
and the Contractor, if it was not agreed otherwise in the individual contract.
2. In matters not provided for in the individual contract or the Regulations of Animal Transportation there apply the proper rules of the Civil Code, public and private international law and the accepted practices.
3. All deviations from the principles set in the individual contract or the Regulations of Animal Transportation require the written form or they are not valid.
4. In all matters connected with the performance of services by Linora Lidia Zagórska the court of jurisdiction for the location of Linora Lidia Zagórska is the court in Myszków, and the above contract is the subject of the Polish law.
1. The animal must be identified by a MICROCHIP.
2. The animal must be vaccinated against rabies, unless the target country allows otherwise.
Vaccination gets valid after 21 days in case of the first vaccination made in the animal over the age of 3 months of age.
In case of next vaccinations performed regularly at the intervals indicated in the relevant section of the passport (booster doses), vaccination gets valid on the day of applying the dose of the booster vaccination.
Date of the vaccination cannot be earlier than the date of the introduction of the microchip to the animal!
If the animal has been first vaccinated against rabies, and then identified (microchip), vaccination against rabies should be repeated after the animal gets the chip, however for health reasons, not earlier than 21 days after the last vaccination.
3. The animal must have a passport, issued by the authorised veterinarian, confirming the validity of the vaccination against rabies.
4. In case of the transportation of dogs and cats in the number greater than 5 moved between the Member countries for non-commercial goals, the animals must be accompanied additionally by the health certificate issued by the District Veterinarian.
5. Within 24 hours before the animal shipment, the authorised veterinarian must confirm that the animals are healthy and able to travel to the destination place and must document the clinical study in section IX of the passport.
6. In case of transportation to the following countries:
GREAT BRITAIN, IRELAND, FINLAND, MALTA
For dogs there is an additional prevention against tapeworms Echinococcus multilocularis with the product containing praziquantel or other pharmacologically active substance, which alone or in combination has the proven properties of limiting the load with mature and immature forms of the parasite Echinococcus multilocularis in the relevant host species.
Prevention against tapeworms should be conducted within the period not longer than 120 hours, but not shorter than 24 hours before the date of their planned implementation to these Member Countries.