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
A bill in New Jersey that would have interfered with rabies testing of domestic companion animals has been amended to remove the potentially dangerous and unneeded obstacles to timely testing.
Continue Reading Rabies testing notification could be required in New Jersey
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).
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While the zika virus poses worrisome human health concerns, another potential health problem is brewing that threatens both…
Continue Reading Guest Blog-National Dog Day: Could your rescue dog have rabies?
Animal rescue organizations and animal shelters have replaced pet stores as the primary source of dogs throughout the United States.
Unfathomably, concerns about the health of dogs imported from other…
Continue Reading Diseases in stray dogs imported from Puerto Rico
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