- A certificate of good health issued by a veterinarian within ten days of travel
- Proof of vaccines against rabies and distemper administered at least 15 days before the pet's arrival in Mexico.
If you are traveling by air you will need to check with your airline well in advance about their rules for transporting pets. You should also be aware that many hotels and resorts do not accept pets, so you should inquire beforehand to make sure your furry friend will be welcome at your accommodations.
The following Web Site has information about hotels in Mexico that accept pets: Pet Friendly Accommodations in Mexico.
Bringing your pet back with you to the United States? The Center for Disease Control Web Site has a page on bringing animals into the US.