Location: Travel into the United States
Event: Temporary Suspension on the Importation of Dogs into the United States.
On June 14, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a Notice of Temporary Suspension of Dogs Entering the United States from High-Risk Rabies Countries suspending the importation of dogs from countries classified by the CDC as high risk for dog rabies (Guatemala is included on this list) AND countries that are NOT at high risk if the dogs have been in high-risk countries during the previous 6 months.
Actions to Take:
- Eligible individuals can apply for a CDC Dog Import Permit.
- For more information, please contact CDC or U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
- For more information on the procedure to send samples for rabies titration, contact: Centro Nacional de Servicios de Diagnóstico en Salud Animal, Tecamac, Mexico +52 55 5905 1000 ext. 53029 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
U.S. Embassy Guatemala City https://gt.usembassy.gov/
Tel. (502) 2326-4000
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
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