USDA Establishes New Health Requirements for Dogs Imported to the U.S. (via USDA)

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has amended Animal Welfare Act (AWA) regulations to require that dogs imported to the U.S. meet stronger health and safety standards to protect Americans and Americans’ pets. The new rule ensures that dogs imported for resale are vaccinated and in good health, […]

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State Agriculture Department launches Maryland Animal Emergency Network (via Baynet.com)

The Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) Animal Health Section has launched the Maryland Animal Emergency Network (MAEN). The group includes animal professionals, animal emergency responders, and other organizations interested in addressing the needs of all animals – including companion animals, livestock and horses – in the event of an emergency or disaster in Maryland.   […]

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FDA Announces FY 2015 Animal Drug User Fee Rates for ADUFA and AGDUFA (via FDA)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced in the Federal Register the fiscal year 2015 rates and payment procedures for animal drugs subject to user fees under the Animal Drug User Fee Amendments of 2013 (ADUFA III) and Animal Generic Drug User Fee Amendments of 2013 (AGDUFA II). These resources support FDA’s responsibilities to […]

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