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Recently, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has announced they are implementing new restrictions on the importation of Dogs from countries that are high-risk for dog rabies.
This is a courtesy notice to inform you that as of September 28, 2022 importation of dogs from areas at risk for rabies will no longer be allowed entry into Canada.
Please see the CFIA Notice to Industry: New measure prohibiting the entry of commercial dogs from countries at high-risk for dog rabies for complete details.
Following is a recap of the new restrictions:
“Commercial purposes” includes but is not limited to: dogs for resale, adoption, fostering or gifting, dogs for breeding or sale of offspring, showing/exhibition and any other purpose that is not a personal pet in the owners (the importers) home.
If you hold a CFIA issued import permit to import dogs:
As a valued client of PCB, you receive the benefit of our proactive release process which will ensure your imports are declared with the additional requirements listed above:
Please reach out to your account manager with any questions you have about these new requirements at any time by emailing email@example.com or calling 604.538.1566. We are here for you always.