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Last Modified: June 18, 2024

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Inquiries from the general public, including pet travel and veterinary accreditation

APHIS Customer Service Center

Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

In recognition of the upcoming Juneteenth National Independence Day holiday, the APHIS Customer Service Call Center will be closed on Wednesday, June 19th. On Thursday, June 20th we will be conducting our staff training and development day which means our office will be closed. The office will reopen on Friday, June 21st. Please leave a detailed message or email, and we will respond. Due to a high volume of inquiries, please allow additional time to respond. For pet travel inquiries, please contact your local USDA APHIS endorsement office,

Inquiries from the press and media

Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Inquiries from Federal and State partners, industry, and nongovernmental organizations

Katrina Rudyj
Advisor for State and Stakeholder Relations


Inquiries from Members of Congress and their staff

Christopher Needham
Legislative Director


Inquiries from Native American Tribes

Terry W. Clark, DVM 
Deputy Director, Office of National Tribal Liaison 

APHIS Website Support

Contact the APHIS webmaster to:

  • Report a website problem, such as a broken link or 404 error
  • Request a website change or enhancement
  • Send general correspondence to the webmaster


U.S. Department of Agriculture

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
4700 River Rd.
Riverdale, MD 20737