Dog Imports: Check Country Disease Status

Last Modified: April 01, 2024

Rabies Alert

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) temporary suspension on importing dogs from high-risk rabies remains in effect through July 31, 2024. For more details, visit the CDC.

Effective August 1, 2024, CDC has new requirements for all dogs entering or returning to the United States. See www.cdc.gov/dogtravel for more information.”

If you have questions about CDC requirements, contact CDC-INFO or call them at 404-718-3660.

APHIS Veterinary Services, along with the CDC, has specific requirements for dogs traveling (imported) to the United States from countries affected by particular diseases such as foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), screwworm, and rabies.

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