Dogs banned from entering Canada

Canada has changed the rules for dogs entering the country from certain countries. As of September 28, 2022, the entry of commercial dogs into Canada from countries with a high risk of canine rabies is prohibited until further notice.


Commercial dogs are those that are intended for purposes such as surrender/transfer to another person, resale, adoption, fostering, breeding, exhibition or display, and research.


The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) considers the following countries to have a high risk of rabies caused by the canine variant of the canine virus (canine rabies):


Africa:

Algeria, Angola

Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Burundi

Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Côte d'Ivoire, Ivory Coast (Ivory Coast)

Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti

Egypt

Equatorial Guinea, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini (Swaziland), Ethiopia

Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea-Bissau

Kenya

Lesotho, Liberia, Libya

Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Mozambique

Namibia, Niger, Nigeria

Republic of Congo, Rwanda

Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Sudan

Tanzania (including Zanzibar), Togo, Tunisia

Uganda

Western Sahara

Zambia, Zimbabwe


Americas and the Caribbean:

Belize, Bolivia, Brazil

Colombia, Cuba

Dominican Republic

ecuador, el salvador

Guatemala, Guyana

Haiti, Honduras

Peru

Suriname

Venezuela



Asia and Middle East, Eastern Europe:

Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan

Bangladesh, Belarus, Brunei

Cambodia, China (mainland only)

Georgia

India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq

Jordan

Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan

Laos, Lebanon

Malaysia, Moldova, Mongolia, Myanmar (Burma)

Nepal, North Korea

Oman

Pakistan, Philippines

Katar

Russia

Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Syria

Tajikistan, Thailand, Türkiye, Turkmenistan

Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan

Vietnam

Yemen


This list is subject to change by the Government of Canada.


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Immiland.

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