Tuesday, December 9, 2014

DEC 9 2014
DEAR ANN--- (  GETCHELL----I KNOW SHE READS THIS)
I HAVE A FAVOR TO ASK...  WE HAVE FOUND A PUPPY, AND NEED SOMEONE TO PICK HER UP-- WE NEED A PUP LIKE H ER TO TRY AND  ROUND OUT OUR GENE POOL..  SHE WOULD BE WAITING AT THE  AIRPORT-- FOR YOU TO PICK UP AND BRING HOME--
YOU WILL DO IT?
GREAT !
THE AIRPORT IS IN AMSTERDAM
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HEY------
YOU HAVE THE PERFECT QUALIFICATIONS--- YOU USED TO LIVE THERE SOMEWHERE-- YOU SPEAK THE LANGUAGE.. HAVE A  LIVE PASSPORT-- AND GIVEN A  CARE P[ACKAGE OF WEE WEE PADS AND BABY WIPES, YOU HAVE ENOUGH ANIMAL EXPERIENCE TO DEAL WITH WHATEVER... I KNOW YOU HAVE MADE ROUND TRIPS IN 48 HOURS BEFORE ABOUT A HORSE.......   I WOULD DRIVE YOU TO LOGAN.........

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IT IS THE PASSPORT THAT STOPS MOST  FROM GOING... I DON'T KNOW WHAT TIME IT TAKES TO GET ONE, BUT IT IS NOT SIMPLE.

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PER TWAN ( CP- NORWAY)   THE PUP IS GOING FOR A RABIES SHOT THIS MORNING--AND SHE AND I ARE GOING TO READ THE PURPLE EMAIL  WE GOT FROM TEH CDC 
START HERE--- HAVE AT IT..

Thank you for your inquiry to CDC-INFO. We are sorry for the delay in responding to your e-mail. A recent high volume of inquiries has slowed our response time. In response to your request for information about importing puppies into the United States from a rabies-free country, we are able to provide you with the following information. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) may request information about your puppy’s country of origin, but CDC does not require proof that your dog has lived in a rabies-free country for its entire life. 
Pet owners should know that each state and U.S. Territory has its own rules for pet ownership and importation, and these rules may be different than the federal regulations. 

For example, Hawaii and Guam have especially stringent quarantine regulations. 
To check the animal import requirements for your destination state, please visit the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service website at: http://www.aphis.usda.gov/ 
Click on “Imports & Exports,” then click on “Animals,” then click on “Importing into the US,” and find the link on that page for “State requirements and regulations to import an animal or animal product into each U.S. state and territory.” 
CDC does strongly recommend that all dogs be vaccinated against rabies, though, so even though it is not required we urge you to have your puppies vaccinated against rabies as soon as possible. 

Occasionally pets do become sick or die during flights into the United States. If your dog arrives sick or dead, public health officials are required to find out what happened. It is important to make sure that your pet did not die of a contagious disease that could infect people. This might involve a necropsy or other tests, at your cost, to determine the cause of death. Unfortunately, in many instances the animal’s remains cannot be returned to you after this testing. 

It is very important to know that your pet is healthy enough to travel by air. 
If there is any doubt, consider leaving your pet with a trusted friend, family member, or boarding kennel during your trip, or think about taking another mode of transportation if possible. 
For more information about importing dogs into the United States, please visit the CDC website: http://www.cdc.gov/animalimportation/dogs.html 

Links to nonfederal organizations are provided as a service. 
Links are not an endorsement of these organizations or their programs by CDC or the federal government. 
CDC is not responsible for the content of organization websites found at these links. 
Thank you for contacting CDC-INFO. 
For more information, please call 1-800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) or visit www.cdc.gov/info. 

CDC-INFO is a service of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). 
This service is provided by Verizon and its subcontractors under the Networx Universal contract to CDC and ATSDR. 

SOMEWHERE I HAVE SEEN A LONG LIST OF RABIES FREE COUNTRIES-- AND THE NETHERALNDS IS ONE OF TEHM-- ANOTHER TECHNICALITY IS   IF I IMPORT THE DOG - PERSONALLY- IT MAY BE DIFFERENT THAN SDP IMPORTING THE DOG.

GO TO IT GANG....IF THERE IS A SNAG, WE  HAVE ABOUT 3 DAYS  TO FIGURE IT OUT.

IPSWICH HAS A GREAT  ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER????? CAN YOU  HELP DECIPHER ALL THIS??

OTHER THAN THAT----

2 comments:

  1. 3 years ago, I moved back to the USA from Sweden. I read something similar to that purple notice, which was intimidating. Checked with the local (Delaware) regulations and discovered that I needed a health certificate from Sweden declaring the cats healthy for flying and desease free. Local vet did that. As I recall they needed to be inoculated against Feline pneumonia. Sweden is rabies free. However on arrival they were required to have rabies shots, I believe within 30 days. They were kept indoors for at least that period, so no problem. Suggest you check your local vet for Mass. requirements on import if you are landing the dog in Boston. The only difficulty we had was at departure, the cats needed to be removed from their crates so that the crates could be x-rayed. That was an adventure, to say the least. I think a pup would be easier to deal with. They were required to fly as luggage as their crates were too large to go under the seat in front, like hand baggage. But seemed to survive with no ill effects. Here's wishing a good flight and soft landing to all!

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  2. CARLENE - IF YOU PAY FOR MY TRAVEL EXPENSES, I WILL GO GET THE PUPPY FOR YOU!

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