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CDC’s new canine import regulations upset dog breeders, owners

Among the complaints about the CDC’s planned canine import rule scheduled to take effect Aug. 1: Many field trial competitors who travel between Canada and the United States for events each year would be affected. (Photo by Tim Spielman)

The American Kennel Club, as well as some dog breeders and dog owners in the United States and Canada, are none too pleased with new requirements adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for bringing dogs into the United States.
The new regulations, which take effect Aug. 1, are a move by the CDC to prevent and deter the importation of dogs – especially dogs from high-risk countries – carrying canine rabies (DMRVV) and other diseases and pathogens that threaten public health.

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