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1550 Irving Street, Ste 100
Tumwater, 98512
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(360) 753-9430

Washington, Oregon, Alaska District Office

Veterinary Services

Dr. John P. Huntley

APHIS Assistant District Director District 6 

1550 Irving Street, STE 100
Tumwater, WA 98512

Phone: (360) 753-9430
Fax: (360) 753-9585

Oregon Agriculture contributes more than $1.1 billion to the state's economy and represents 25.3% of the total income from all Oregon agriculture commodities. It is directly and indirectly resposible for $25B goods/services, contributing over 10% of all of the state's economic activity.

Please contact us if we can be of any assistance.

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm local time

Hours for Certificate Endorsement: Between 8:30 am - 11:00 am (appointments required)

Frequently Asked Questions When Traveling With Your Pet Web Link:


Preparation of Animals for International Travel FY 2013 (PDF Format)

Guideline for Canadian Destination Equine Fresh Semen Exports (PDF Format)

VSPSWA@aphis.usda.gov (for Washington exports and accreditation)

VSPSWA@aphis.usda.gov (for Oregon exports and accreditation)

Land Border Ports:

Port of Sumas
103 Cherry Street
Sumas, WA 98295
360-988-5715 Office
360-988-4301 Fax
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm

Port of Oroville
33643 Highway 97N
Oroville, WA 98844
509-476-2635 Office
509-476-4840 Fax
Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 4:00pm

ALCAN Border Port
Milepost 1221 Alaska Highway
Alcan, AK 99780
Hours: NOT A STAFFED PORT OF ENTRY. USDA/APHIS Veterinarian located in Anchorage, AK (contact: 907-688-1229 or 907-745-3253). Crossing the border with livestock, horses, or birds will require special arrangements. Please call for more information.

Ocean and Airport Ports:

Port of Anchorage
P.O. Box 670590
Chugiak, AK 99567
907-688-1229 Office
907-688-1239 Fax
907-745-3253 Palmer Office
Hours: Please call for more information

Port of Seattle
360-459-0730 Office
360-923-9321 Fax
Hours: Please call for more information

Sheep and Goat Producers: Please call Toll Free 1-866-873-2824 (1-866-USDA-TAG) for information regarding the Scrapie program and free Scrapie tags.

Accreditation Core Orientation:

Core Orientation Held in Alaska
No Core Held – Veterinarians must travel to another State for orientation

Core Orientation Held in Oregon
Date: June 2013
Location: Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
Contact: Debra Freelove
Phone: 306-753-9430

Core Orientation Held in Washington
Date: 14 November 2012
Location: Washington State University, Pullman, WA
Contact: Debra Freelove
Phone: 360-753-9430


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