If you are making a permanent change of station move to Germany, get the most current information about importing a pet into Germany and dogs considered dangerous by visiting - Pets: Cats, Dogs and Ferrets.
A dangerous dog ordinance has been instituted. Breeds as well as cross breeds prohibited under all circumstances include: Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, and Bull Terrier.
Basic requirements for importing an animal into Germany include:
- Veterinary Certificate to EU
- Proof of rabies vaccination. The vaccination must have occurred at least three weeks ago and must still be valid when the animal is imported.
- An import fee may be charged.