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Disease Status

Pet Imports

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has prepared basic guidelines for frequently imported pets. These guidelines can be viewed at the following link:


The Health of Animals Act and Regulations provide the legislative and regulatory authority for the animal health import program, which includes live animals, animal products and by-products, semen and embryos. Current legislation contains separate requirements for the USA and countries other than the USA Policies are developed to interpret and explain the regulations.

Procedures / Contacts