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United States Army
13486 Replacement Ave
Building 470 Room 1219
Fort Leonard Wood, MO 65473
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.
If you live on post your animals must be registered through Veterinary Services. All pets must be registered within 10 working days of arrival. All dogs must have a yearly rabies, heartworm test, distemper vaccination and leptospirosis vaccination. Yearly fecal checks are also required. All dogs must also have a microchip implant within 10 days of arrival. Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri 573-596-0523.
There are no quarantines required for pets in the state of Missouri unless there is a reason to suspect rabies. Privately owned horses stabled on Fort Leonard Wood are placed under quarantine until checked by Veterinary Services.
Air Mobility Command
Two pets are allowed on a available space. The kennel and pet cannot exceed 150 pounds total weight. Cost starts at $90 basis, and increases depending upon total size and weight of pet and kennel. If a passenger arrives at port and the pet and kennel weigh 20% more than stated in the Global Air Transportation Execution System, the pet will be subject to removal.
Each airline varies on cost depending on weight of pet and kennel. Cost starts at $90 per pet. Transportation requests the reservation for pet space, but it is up to the owner to call the airline for cost information and confirmation. Certification from veterinarian must be within 10 days of flight date.
Pets (dogs and cats only) are allowed in on-post lodging (Candlewood Suites), but with restrictions. Pets may not be more than 80 pounds and vaccination records must be presented at check-in. Please contact on-post lodging for fee schedule for pets. A waiting list is maintained as they are much in demand for PCS families. Contact Fort Leonard Wood Lodging for breed restrictions and all other inquires at 573-586-4800 or 800-677-8356.
Most motels will accept pets; however you need to check with the motel you choose to stay in. Pets need to have rabies vaccinations.
If you plan to breed and sell animals off post, you must contact the state veterinarian's office for regulatory requirements.