Veterinarians press lawmakers on rural veterinary shortages, dog importation

Veterinary professionals met virtually with federal lawmakers this April to ask their support for legislation providing educational debt relief for practitioners in rural areas with designated shortages and ensuring the…

Veterinarians to meet with Capitol Hill lawmakers to discuss student debt, healthy dog importation

(WASHINGTON, DC) April 21, 2022—On April 27, 200 veterinary professionals will meet with senators, representatives, and their staffs to highlight the importance of legislation that will help increase access to…

Dungannon poultry farmer convicted of illegal importation of prescription veterinary medicines – Armagh I

A County Tyrone poultry farmer was convicted today at Dungannon Crown Court in connection with the illegal importation of unlicensed prescription veterinary medicines. Paul Hobson, 60, who ran a poultry…

Warner sends letter to CDC director on dog importation suspension –

“The temporary ban is a concern for the many US diplomatic and military families living in Virginia. While I know these families may be eligible for a derogation, your agency…

Legislation reintroduced to strengthen dog importation requirements

The Healthy Dog Importation Act of 2021 was reintroduced this week in the U.S. House of Representatives by Reps Kurt Schrader, D-Ore., And Dusty Johnson, RS.D., co-chairs of the Veterinary…

AVMA supports legislation to strengthen dog importation requirements

NAFB – The American Veterinary Medical Association on Tuesday reaffirmed its support for the Healthy Dog Importation Act. The legislation aims to reduce the spread of diseases that could endanger…

NAIA APPLAUDS THE BIPARTISAN REINTRODUCTION OF THE HEALTHY DOG IMPORTATION ACT

“NAIA commends representatives Schrader and Johnson for taking measures to protect animal and public health,” said Patti Strand, founder and president of NAIA. “ – Patti Strand, NAIA President PORTLAND,…