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June 20, 2017

Update on importing your pets… from a reader

Just posted by S Menon

“Dear all friends

I am just telling my side,whatever Anne Waltham telling is the real truth.India govt is no longer accepting pet to India from any where in the world except under a few conditions:

1.Indian nationals who is relocating to India after 2 years of continues stay and also only getting an affidavit from Indian consulate

2.re import permit (Those people already took their pet when they left India to other country)

3. obtaining a licence from govt of India called DEFT licence or something like that and it is very very hard and expensive so far cost around $6000.00

Where as our dog is the luckiest dog in the world, we have been taking her every year from New York to India because she was in India¬†¬† when this rule was imposed and they issued a certificate for her that her country of origin is India. “

May 21, 2009

May 19 – are we really here?

So once again we got very little sleep, Chris did a bit better than me. Our bodies have no idea what the time is plus you have to get used to the bed as it is the usual Asian one and the mattress is only an inch thick, but it was nice to actually lie down.


The shower was exciting this morning, no hot water, so that helped wake us up.


The gentleman who looks after the guest house got us tea and asked if we wanted some breakfast, the description wasnt great, vegetables where mentioned, so we declined and had some fruit.

dining area of the guest house The 'guest house' living room

Chris then went off to his new office to do paperwork and organise his interview in Delhi on Friday with the DGCA., and whatever else they needed him to do.

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