The Responsibilities of Veterinarians with International Pet Export Health Certification Procedures (3013)
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Saturday |  9:00 AM -  9:50 AM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||205

 

Speaker(s)

Allen Page DVM, PhD
USDA, APHIS, Veterinary Services National Import Export Services

Allen Page is an Import/Export Veterinary Medical Officer with USDA APHIS Veterinary Services who graduated from the University of California, Davis in 2008. He currently works in the Frankfort, KY office. Since graduation, he has completed an internship at the Hagyard Equine Medical Institute as well as a Ph.D. and Post-Doc at the University of Kentucky's Maxwell Gluck Equine Research Center.

Sara Kaman DVM
USDA, APHIS, Veterinary Services National Import Export Services

Dr. Sara Kaman is a Senior Staff Veterinarian in USDA, APHIS, Veterinary Services, National Import Export Services. She develops international animal health trade policy and works foreign animal health officials to expand market access for U.S. live animals and genetic material. Dr. Kaman also leads APHIS's program for export inspection and approval of livestock semen collection centers and embryo collection teams. Dr. Kaman earned a BA at Wellesley College in 1977, and attended the Bryn Mawr College Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program from 1984-1986. She earned her DVM at Tufts University in 1990.

Presentation Info

CE Credit(s): 1.00
CE Level: 1

Description

USDA-APHIS international pet travel experts will provide an overview of accredited veterinarian responsibilities and the steps they need to follow when issuing international pet health certificates. Specific guidance will be provided on exporting dogs, cats and ferrets to the European Union as well as other representative countries and species.

Learning Objectives

1. Provide a refresher course for accredited veterinarians on how to accurately complete a pet export health certificate

2. Demystify health certificates for the export of dogs, cats and ferrets to the European Union and other select countries.

3. Provide a refresher course for accredited veterinarians on how to avoid common mistakes with export health certificates that could cause their customers unnecessary delays or frustration.

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