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Department of the Air Force
Transportation Management Office
310 Van Matre Ave
Bldg 210 - Room 169
Eglin AFB, FL 32542
Policies and rules for shipping pets vary at each installation. It’s important to understand the regulations, prohibitions and laws at your new installation before moving with a pet. Below, you’ll find installation-specific details for registering, boarding and transporting your pet.
Contact Pet Welfare located at 683 Range Rd. Eglin Air Force Base, FL 32542. Please call them by phone at 850-678-5066 or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions or want to volunteer. Hours of operation are Monday through Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. or by appointment. Closed Sunday and all federal holidays.
For base housing, valid proof of rabies shot is required. For more information, contact Mayroad Leasing & Community Office at Eglin at 850-613-5050.
To register pets at the Eglin Veterinary Clinic, contact them by phone at 850-882-2233. Eglin Veterinary Clinic hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Privately owned animals and pets of service members are seen by appointment only.
Nothing can waylay a trip with an animal faster than a health problem and your pet's well-being should be of primary importance to you. A clean bill of health is an important first step in assuring your pet's ability to adjust safely to unfamiliar surroundings. In addition, most states and countries require recent health certificates and disease inoculation documentation before you will be allowed to cross borders, making a trip to the veterinarian mandatory.Air Travel
According to federal regulations, an airline cannot accept an animal from its owner unless the following qualifications are met. The animal must be:
Effective December 1, 2021, dogs vaccinated in the United States by a US-licensed veterinarian re-enter the Unites States from a high-risk country without a CDC Dog Import Permit if the dog:
Because airlines can be fined for not adhering to these regulations, animals will be turned away at a ticket counter. It is to your advantage to be conscientious in preparing for your pet's journey.
Peculiar and Unique Regulations and Restrictions
Contact the housing office if you have pet questions.
Sand & Spur Stables
Sand & Spur Stables is the private organization that has horse stables and other facilities on base. Horse lovers will enjoy the Sand and Spur Riding Club. Members may stable their horses on base and use the pastures and training facilities. For questions, call 850-240-1235.