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Norway tightens requirement for the importation of dogs

Monday, May 13, 2019

In spite of repeated warnings from many professional bodies over several years the import of dogs, in
particular stray dogs into Norway has continued. The Norwegian parliament is concerned about the
considerable risk of introducing diseases into the country associated with the import and unsatisfactory
health guarantees for these dogs. Norway as the first European country has therefore taken the unusual
step of putting a stop to this and limiting imports. 

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