The Healthy Dog Importation Act of 2023 would establish stronger oversight of the import of dogs into the United States to better ensure their health and prevent the spread of diseases, including by requiring certificates of veterinary inspection for each imported dog. The bill was introduced by Senators Chuck Grassley and Tina Smith. It has not yet been numbered or referred to a committee.
Senate Bill Would Set New Requirements and Oversight for Dogs Imported into the United States
Excerpt from Animal Law Digest: US Edition: Issue 178