Departure Pets relocates pets internationally with Emirates.

At Departure Pets, our team are well equipped to take care of everything associated with your pets relocation; From residence collection to boarding, flight bookings and delivery to their new home - We do it all!

Emirates has individual restrictions and requirements for pet travel. Read on for a breakdown of what Departure Pets can service with Emirates.

Please note, the below information is relating to Departure Pets individual pet travel services and is not a reflection of what Emirates can or cannot do independently of a pet relocation with Departure Pets.

Emirates International Origin Ports

These are the only ports Departure Pets can fly out of with Emirates

  • Sydney
  • Brisbane
  • Perth

Emirates Banned Breeds

If your pet is classified as any of the below dog and cat breeds and any of their crosses will not be able to fly on Emirates


  • Affenpinscher
  • American Cocker Spaniel
  • Boston Terrier
  • Boxer
  • Brussels Griffon
  • Bulldog (all types)
  • Bullmastiff
  • Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
  • Chihuahua (apple headed)
  • Chow Chow
  • Dogo Argentino
  • Dogue de Bordeaux
  • Japanese Chin
  • King Charles Spaniel
  • Lhasa Apso
  • Lowchen
  • Neapolitan Mastif
  • Newfoundland
  • Pekingese
  • Pit Bull Terrier
  • Pug (all types)
  • Rottweiler
  • Shar-Pei
  • Shih Tzu
  • Staffordshire Bull Terrier (inclusive of their cross breeds)
  • Tibetan Spaniel


  • British Shorthair
  • Burmese
  • Exotic Shorthair
  • Exotic Fold (Foldex)
  • Himalayan
  • Persian
  • Scottish Fold
  • Selkirk Rex

Emirates Documents

If your pet is booked to fly with Emirates, there will be documentation required to be completed prior to your pets travel



Emirates Transit Stop

If your pet is booked to fly with Emirates, your pets flight will have a compulsory comfort stop in Dubai.

Pet Travel Requirements change frequently and often times without notice. For specific pet travel advice, contact our team directly for the most up to date information and tailored service.

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