Iceland: Iceland Modifies Import Requirements for Dogs and Cats

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On March 11, 2020, two new regulations regarding import and quarantine conditions for dogs and cats entered into force in Iceland -- Regulation no. 200/2020 on importation of dogs and cats and Regulation no. 201/2020 on quarantine and quarantine stations for pets. As a result of the new regulations, the quarantine period has been shortened from 28 days to 14 days, and additional requirements have been implemented regarding vaccines, testing, and treatment before importation. A requirement for an official endorsement of certificate of health and origin has also been introduced.

Iceland: Iceland Modifies Import Requirements for Dogs and Cats

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