Seminars 2019


Module 9: Interstate & International Health Certificates for Category I Animals

Oct 23, 2019
APHIS, Equine & Farm

Highlights the importance of health certificates for traveling pets, discusses the potential for disease spread associated with travel, and emphasizes these points through a canine influenza scenario. The planning steps and regulation resources for properly completing a companion animal health certificate are presented through animations and a scenario. Since errors can lead to travel delays or entry refusals, mistakes commonly made when completing health certificates are highlighted to help minimize these problems in real-life situations.

  • Recognize the agencies and steps involved in the certification process.
  • Understand and be able to find current import/export information.
  • Understand proper principles when completing health certificates.
  • Recognize the roles and responsibilities of the accredited veterinarian.
Jennifer Bunnell, , Veterinary Medical Officer - USDA