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Port Veterinarian List

Importers should contact port veterinarians at the ports listed below at least 72 hours prior to a shipment’s arrival to confirm the time and location. Failure to do this may result in additional fees, or in refused entry.

Not all ports of entry are staffed with full-time personnel and hours of service may vary.

Codes of Reference
(A/O) Air/Ocean port
(AIC) Animal Import Center
(C) Canadian border port
(L) Limited Port
(M) Mexican border port
(S) Special port
(T) Transit port only

Alaska, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Jersey,  New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont, Washington

Alaska
  Anchorage, Alcan Border Port (C) (L), and  Fairbanks (L) (T)   Rosemarie T.G. Lombardi V.M.D.
USDA APHIS VS
P.O. Box 670590
Chugiak, AK 99567
907-688-1229 or
907-745-3253 Office
907-688-1239 Fax
907-529-7784 Cell
rosemarie.t.lombardi@aphis.usda.gov
 
Arizona
  Douglas (M)
Naco(M)
 

Dr. Kerry Forsyth, VMO
USDA-APHIS-Veterinary Services
U.S. Customs Bldg., Room 204
Pan American Avenue
Douglas, AZ 85607
(520) 364-5681 Office
(520) 364-4680 Fax
(928) 581-4159 Cell

  Nogales (M)   Dr. Rita Kester
USDA-APHIS-VS
200 N. Mariposa Rd. Room B617
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 287-4172 Office
(520) 287-2128 Fax
  San Luis (M)  

Dr. Evelyn Williams, VMO
San Luis II CommercialPort of Entry
USDA-APHIS-VS
Arizona Highway 195 & County Ave. E
San Luis, AZ 85349
(623) 393-9270 Office
(623) 386-2924 Fax
(623) 337-3446 Cell

 
California
  Calexico(M)
Los Angeles (AIC)
San Diego (L)
San Ysidro (M)
  Dr. Francis Okino
USDA-APHIS-VS
222 Kansas Street
El Segundo, CA 90245
(310) 955-3311 (phone)
(310) 321-0141 (fax)
  San Francisco (L)   Dr. Katharine Starzel
USDA-APHIS-VS
389 Oyster Point Blvd, Suite 2
San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 876-9358 Office
(650) 876-9008 Fax
 
Florida
  Jacksonville (L)
Tampa (L)
St. Petersburg-Clearwater (L)
  Dr. Francisco Collazo-Mattei
Dr. C. Dix Harrell
USDA-APHIS-VS
8100 N.W. 15th Place
Gainesville, FL 32606
(352) 313-3060 Office
(352) 313-3063 Fax
  Port Canaveral (L) Birds Only   Same as above
  Miami (AIC)   Dr. Kathleen Turner
USDA-APHIS-VS
6300 N.W. 36th Street
Miami, FL 33122
(305) 876-2200 Office
(305) 876-2201 Fax
 
Georgia
  Atlanta (L)   USDA-APHIS-VS
1498 Klondike RD, Suite 200
Conyers, GA 30094
(770) 922-7860 Office
(770) 483-9000 Fax
 
Guam
  Agana (T)   Dr. Tim B. Falls
USDA-APHIS-VS
3375 Koapaka Street, Suite H420
Honolulu, HI 96819
(808) 838-2854 Office
(808) 838-2862 Fax
 
Hawaii
  Honolulu (L)   Dr. Tim B. Falls
USDA-APHIS-VS
3375 Koapaka Street, Suite H420
Honolulu, HI 96819
(808) 838-2854 Office
(808) 838-2862 Fax
 
Idaho
  Eastport (C)   Dr. Charles Smith
USDA-APHIS-VS
P.O. Box 227
Eastport, ID 83826
(208) 267-2396 Office
(208) 267-6204 Fax
 
Illinois
  Chicago (L)   Dr.Mohammad U. Khan
USDA-APHIS-VS
2300 E. Devon Avenue, Suite 220
Des Plaines, IL 60018
(847) 699-2450 Office
(847) 699-2463 Fax
 
Kentucky (Birds Only)
  Covington (Greater Cincinnati Int'l Airport)   Dr. Robert E. Southall
USDA- APHIS-VS
P.O. Box 399
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 848-2040 Office
(502) 848-2041 Fax
 
Louisiana
  New Orleans (L)   Dr. Ken Angel
USDA-APHIS-VS
345 Keyway Drive
Flowood, MS 39232
(601) 965-4307 Office
(601) 965-5535 Fax
 
Maine
  Houlton (C)   Dr. Patrick K. Coville
USDA-APHIS-VS
27 Customs Loop
Houlton , ME 04730
(207) 532-6099 Office
(207) 532-7859 Fax
  Jackman (C)
Portland (L)
  Dr. William Smith
USDA-APHIS-VS
160 Worcester-Providence Road
Sutton Square Plaza, Suite 20
Sutton, MA 01590-9998
(508) 363-2290 Office
(508) 363-2272 Fax
 
Massachusetts
  Boston (L)   Dr. William Smith
USDA-APHIS-VS
160 Worcester-Providence Road
Sutton Square Plaza, Suite 20
Sutton, MA 01590-9998
(508) 363-2290 Office
(508) 363-2272 Fax
 
Michigan
  Detroit (C)   Dr. Shawn Dunn
USDA-APHIS-VS
2810 Fort Street
Detroit, MI 48216
(313) 226-4428 Office
(313) 226-5823 Fax
  Port Huron (C)   Dr. Donna Wyman
USDA-APHIS-VS
2835 Wadhams Road
Kimball, MI 48074
(810) 985-5433 Office
(810) 985-6004 Fax
  Sault St. Marie (C)   Dr. C.A. Groover
Pickford Animal Clinic
5990 East Taylor Road
Pickford, MI 49774
(906) 647-6512 Office
(906) 647-9503 Fax
 
Minnesota
  Baudette (C)
* By Apt Only International Falls
 
  Dr. Michael L. Stine
USDA, APHIS, VS
251 Starkey St.
Bolander Building, Suite 229
St. Paul, MN 55107
(651) 290-3691 Office
(651) 228-0654 Fax
  Minneapolis (L)   Dr. Joseph Frank
USDA-APHIS-VS
251 Starkey Street
Bolander Bldg., suite 229
St. Paul, MN 55107
(651) 290-3691 Office
(651) 228-0654 Fax
 
Montana
  Opheim (C) and
*Raymond (C)
  Dr. Ken Lee
USDA-APHIS-VS
Customs Office
P.O. Box 340
Scobey, MT 59263
(406) 487-5955 Office
(406) 895-2252 Fax
  Great Falls (L)   Dr. Wilber W. Clark
USDA-APHIS-VS
208 N. Montana Avenue, Suite 101
Helena, MT 59601-3837
(406) 449-5407 Office
(406) 449-5439 Fax
  Sweetgrass (C)   Dr. James Becker
USDA-APHIS-VS
P.O. Box 131
Sweetgrass, MT 59484
(406) 335-2142 Office
406) 335-2144 Fax
OR
USDA/Animal Inspection
Exit 397-I-15
Sweetgrass, MT 59484
 
New Jersey
  Newark   Dr. Elizabeth Miller
USDA, APHIS, VS
Mercer Corporate Park
320 Corporate Blvd.
Robbinsville, NJ 08691-1598
(609) 259-8387 Office
(609) 259-2477 Fax
New Mexico
  Columbus (M)   Dr. Gaven Kuykendall
(575) 589-0539 – Office
(505) 331-3729 - Cell
  Santa Teresa (M)   Dr. Walter Howe
USDA-APHIS-VS
100 Frontera Blvd.
Santa Teresa, NM 88008
(915) 875-4757 – Office
(915) 872-4757 – Fax
(915) 588-7416 - Cell
 
New York
  Alexandria Bay/Thousand Island (C)   Dr. Wayne Evans
USDA-APHIS-VS
Brokerage Bldg.-Rear Office
46471 U S Interstate 81
Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
(315)-482-2601 Office
(315)-482-4046 Fax
  Buffalo/Peace Bridge/Niagara Falls/
Lewiston Bridge (C)
  Dr. Farooq Hashmi
USDA-APHIS-VS
3905 Witmer Road
Niagara Falls, NY 14305
(716) 297-6203 Office
(716) 297-6243 Fax
  Champlain   Dr. Justin Krause
USDA-APHIS-VS-PORT VET
CBP @ I-87
198 West Service Road
Champlain, NY 12919
518-298-2191 Office
Tues. Only 09:00-15:30
Entrants must report to CBP @ I-87
  JFK International Airport/Jamaica, NY (A/O)   Dr. Lori Harms
USDA-APHIS-VS
230-59 Rockaway Blvd.
Suite 101
Jamaica, NY 11430
(718) 553-3570 Office
(718) 553-3572 Fax
  Newburgh, NY (AIC)   Acting Port Director
USDA-APHIS-VS
474 International Boulevard
Rock Tavern, NY 12575
(845) 838-5500 Office
(845) 838-5516 Fax
 
North Dakota
  Dunseith (C)   Dr. Anne Scully
USDA-APHIS-VS
RR1, Box 117
Dunseith, ND 58329-0117
(701) 263-3364 Office
(701) 263-3375 Fax
  Pembina (C)   Dr. Steve Swartz
USDA-APHIS-VS
10980 I-29 Suite 4
Pembina, ND 58271-9745
Voice: 701-825-6262
  Portal (C)   Dr. Eldon Halvorson
USDA-APHIS-VS
101 Railroad Avenue
PO Box 331
Portal, ND 58772-0331
(701) 926-4281 Office
(701) 926-2023 Fax
 
 
Ohio
  Dayton (L)   Dr. Susan Skorupski
USDA-APHIS-VS
12927 Stonecreek Drive
Pickerington, OH 43147
(614) 469-5602 Office
(614) 866-1086 Fax
 
Oregon
  Portland (L)   Dr. John Huntley
USDA-APHIS-VS
1550 Irving Street SW, Suite 100
Tumwater, WA 98512
(360) 753-9430 Office
(360) 753-9585 Fax
Puerto Rico
  San Juan (L)   Dr. Fred V. Soltero
USDA-APHIS-VS
IBM Bldg., 7th Floor
654 Munoz Rivera Avenue
Hato Rey, PR 00918
(787) 766-6050 Office
(787) 766-6122 Fax
 
Tennessee
  Memphis (L)   Dr. Mark Krause
USDA-APHIS-VS
Animal Industries Bldg.
Ellington Agriculture Center
440 Hogan Road, Room 206
Nashville, TN 37220
(615) 781-5310 Office
(615) 781-5309 Fax
 
Texas
  Brownsville (M)
Hidalgo (M)
Hidalgo is not a major POE
  Dr. Roberto Garcia
USDA-APHIS-VS
9901 S. Cage Blvd., Suite A
Pharr, TX 78577
(956) 782-0998 Office
(956) 782-7998 Fax
  Del Rio (M)   Dr. Harry Vogt
USDA-APHIS-VS
P.O. Box 420454
Del Rio, TX 78842
(830) 703-6643 Cell Phone
(830) 703-6643 Phone
(830) 775-5452 Fax
  Eagle Pass (M)   Dr. Darrell L. Haney
USDA-APHIS-VS
P.O. Box 295
Eagle Pass, TX 78852
(830) 563-7454 Cell Phone
(830) 752-1785 Phone
(830) 752-1774 Fax
  El Paso (M)   Dr. Grant Wease
USDA-APHIS-VS
Bridge of the Americas
3600 E. Paisano Drive, Room 147A
El Paso, TX 79905
(915) 539-0112 Cell
  Houston (L) and  Galveston (L)   Vacant
USDA-APHIS-VS
18850 Colonel Fischer Drive
Houston, TX 77032
(281) 798-0307 Office
(281) 443-1310 Fax
  Laredo (M)   Dr. Diana Montemayor
USDA-APHIS-VS
700 Zaragosa
Federal Bldg. 5, Room 513
Laredo, TX 78040
OR
120 San Francisco
Laredo, TX 78040
(956) 726-2330 Office
(956) 726-2940 Fax
(512) 745-1809 Cell
  Presidio (M)   Dr. Debra Trujillo
USDA-APHIS-VS
P.O. Box 2830
Presidio, TX 79845
(512) 983-7550 Cell
(432) 229-2912 Fax
 
Virginia
  Richmond (L)   Dr. Mark Remick
USDA, APHIS, VS
Federal Building
400 North 8th Street, Suite 726 Richmond, VA 23219-482
(804) 343-2560 Office
(804) 343-2599 Fax
Vermont
  Derby Line (C)   Dr. Justin Krause
USDA-APHIS-VS-PORT VET
CBP @ U.S. Route #5
Derby Line, VT 05830
802-873-9338/3161 Office
Wednesday ONLY! 10:00-14:00
Entrants must report to CBP @ I-91
  Highgate Springs (C)   Dr. Justin Krause
USDA-APHIS-VS-PORT VET
CBP @ I-89
480 Welcome Center Road
Swanton, VT 05488
802-868-2556 Office
802-868-7686 Fax
Washington
  Seattle (L) - Seatac Airport   Dr. Robert Williams
USDA-APHIS-VS
5230 Illahee Lane N.E.
Olympia, WA 98516
(360) 459-0730 Office
(360) 923-9321 Fax
  Sumas (C)
Lynden (C)
  Dr. Phil Lee
USDA-APHIS-VS
P.O. Box 1049
Sumas, WA 98295-1049
(360) 988-5715 Office
(360) 988-6300 Fax
  Oroville (C)
Spokane (C)
  Dr. Sally Highet
USDA-APHIS-VS
33643 Hwy 97
Oroville, WA 98844
(509) 476-2635 Office
(509) 476-4840 Fax
  Tacoma (L)   Dr. Robert Williams
USDA-APHIS-VS
5230 Illahee Lane N.E.
Olympia, WA 98516
(360) 459-0730 Office
(360) 923-9321 Fax

 



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