CDC announced that it will prohibit the entry of dogs into the United States from the countries listed below beginning on July 14, 2021 unless CDC provides advance written approval
Continue Reading CDC prohibits entry of dogs into the United States from 113 high-risk rabies-endemic countries/states

Rabies is a nearly 100% fatal disease when unvaccinated animals and humans are exposed.  As previously discussed the risk of exposure to rabies from dogs imported from other countries, especially
Continue Reading The Perils of Importation of Dogs from Egypt Acknowledged and Temporarily Ceased by US Government.

NJDEP adopted a regulation in 2015 that “permits use of enclosed foothold traps to capture small fur-bearing animals, such as raccoons and opossums.”  N.J.A.C. 7:25-5.12 (g).

As set forth in
Continue Reading New Jersey Court Upholds NJDEP’s Regulation Permitting the Use of a Foothold Trap

In late December the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published an article in MMWR titled “Rabies in a Dog Imported from Egypt with a Falsified Rabies Vaccination Certificate —
Continue Reading Public Health Risk From Importation Of Rabies-Infected Dogs By Animal Rescue Groups

December 18, 2015 / 64(49);1359-62

Julie R. Sinclair, DVM1; Ryan M. Wallace, DVM2; Karen Gruszynski, DVM3; Marilyn Bibbs Freeman, PhD4; Colin Campbell, DVM5; Shereen Semple, MS5; Kristin Innes, MPH5; Sally
Continue Reading Republished from MMWR-Rabies in a Dog Imported from Egypt with a Falsified Rabies Vaccination Certificate — Virginia, 2015