Bringing your pet to or from St. Croix requires the same FAA regulations on any major domestic airline. You will have to get your pet a certificate of health from your vet or less they may get quarantined for a period of time.
Animal lovers traveling to and from St. Croix should consider helping out the Pets from Paradise program from the St. Croix Animal Welfare Center. Bring one of the shelter pets on your flight and a stateside shelter will pick up the animals and deliver them to a loving adoptive family. There is a waiting list for smaller dogs in the U.S. and so many dogs ready to make the perfect fit.
Shopping that benefits St. Croix’s Animals! The Blue Mutt has the perfect gift for your four-legged family members. We have a wide variety of dog and cat toys, including super-tough toys for determined squeaker-hunting pups. Also leashes and collars with a tropical theme; all-natural treats; grooming supplies; food and water bowls; travel gear; and more. Plus cool pet-themed stuff for humans, including t-shirts, magnets, car decals, mugs and insulated travel cups, art and books. All of The Blue Mutt’s profits go to support the island’s only animal shelter, the St. Croix Animal Welfare Center.
Escort a Pet and Help Save a Life! Even if you’re not going to adopt a pet, you can help save a life. It’s easy. If you’re traveling from St. Croix to a participating U.S. destination, you can become a travel partner for a St. Croix animal on his or her way to a home at one of our partner shelters in the U.S. mainland. The pets we send to the U.S. are very much in demand, as many of our partner shelters have a waiting list of families seeking a specific type of dog or cat (that we have too many of). » Read more about: Paws From Paradise »
A General Step-by-Step Guide As many of you can imagine, it’s impossible to move to paradise without bringing your pet along. I mean, just look at that cute little face…how can you even consider leaving it behind? And, if you think it’s tough with a dog or cat, imagine with a fluffy little bunny you’ve had for 5 years! One of my biggest concerns about moving to St. Croix was bringing Cupcake, my 5.5 pound black Havana rabbit, with me. Here is a picture of Miss Cupcake’s cute little face for you to imagine as you read through this blog: » Read more about: Moving a Pet to St. Croix »