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Government Agencies and Other Organizations with Information on Pet Travel

Government Agencies and Other Organizations with Information on Pet Travel

Organization

Scope

Web Site

American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)

Professional association for veterinarians

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)

Preservation of health of animals and agriculture in the US

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Prevention of human disease

Department for Environmental, Food, and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)

United Kingdom agency responsible for agricultural issues

International Airline Transport Association (IATA)

Standards for transportation of animals by air

US Department of State

Provides web sites of embassies and consulates