Pets and Miami Beach accommodations

When you take your vacation in Miami and reserve a Miami Beach accommodations, you may want to take your beloved pet with you! There are some limitations and animal legislation you should be aware of when it comes to traveling with your pet before you check into your Miami Beach accommodation.
First and foremost you should make sure that pets are accepted in your rental, statistics indicate that pets are usually not welcomed. If you book a Miami Beach vacation rental that does not accept pets you run the risk of being evicted from the property without getting any money back, technically you would be in breach of contract.

Dogs and cats entering the US need to be examined at the first port of entry for any evidence of disease that can be transmitted to humans. Dogs arriving from regions that are not rabies-free must have a valid rabies vaccination certificate.
Cats: they must be free of disease when arriving in the US. If they show evidence of disease, a licensed veterinarian will further examine at the owner’s expense.
Dogs: they must be free of disease when arriving in the US. If they show evidence of disease communicable to humans, a licensed veterinarian will further examine it at the owner’s expense. Dogs must be vaccinated against rabies at least 30 days and no more than 12 months before entering the US (it doesn’t apply to puppies under 3 months old or to dogs originating or residing in a rabies-free area for at least 6 months.
Puppies must stay in confinement until they reach 3 months old and are then vaccinated. If the vaccination has not been completed, dogs must be vaccinated and then placed in confinement for 30 days. If the vaccination was done less than 30 days before entering the US, the dog will stay in confinement until 30 days have passed.

As much as we understand that you maybe in love with your pet you should really take this matter seriously and perform your due diligence.