Full Title Name:  North Dakota Administrative Code. Title 48.1. State Board of Animal Health. Article 48.1-13. Other Animals. Chapter 48.1-13-01. Dogs, Cats, and Ferrets. 48.1-13-01-01. Importation requirements - Certificate of veterinary inspection - Identification - Exemptions.

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Country of Origin:  United States Citation:  N.D. Admin. Code § 48.1-13-01-01 Agency Origin:  State Board of Animal Health Last Checked:  December, 2019
Summary: This North Dakota regulation states that any dog, cat, or ferret over three months of age imported into the state must have a certification of a current rabies vaccination. It also provides other requirements for dog, cat, and ferret importation into the state.

1. Any dog, cat, or ferret imported into the state for a period of over thirty days must be accompanied by a certificate of veterinary inspection.

2. Any dog, cat, or ferret over three months of age imported into the state must have a certification of a current rabies vaccination;

a. When any dog, cat, or ferret over three months of age is imported from an area that is quarantined for rabies, a certifying statement is required from an accredited veterinarian that the dog, cat, or ferret has not been exposed to rabies.

b. A person may not import any dog, cat, or ferret less than three months of age from an area under quarantine for rabies.

3. It is not a violation of this section to bring a dog, cat, or ferret from a bordering state into the state for the purpose of obtaining any vaccination or other health care from a licensed veterinarian or to an animal shelter for veterinary care.

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History: Effective July 1, 2016.

General Authority: NDCC 36-01-08, 36-01-12
Law Implemented: NDCC 36-01-08, 36-01-12, 36-14-04.1

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