Earlier this week, the United States announced a surprising measure: a ban on dogs entering the country for the first time or returning to the territory after spending time abroad.
This was ordered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, for its English acronym) to control an outbreak of rabies. Because vaccination against this virus has been affected by several factors, including the epidemic.
The measure, which takes effect on July 14, will run for one year and affect more than 100 countries, including Colombia, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras and Nicaragua. Peru, Suriname and Venezuela.
Other types of regulations exist in countries that also have bans on the entry and/or sale of dogs in their territory in relation to their breeds.
On Australia Dogo Argentino, Fila Brasileiro, Japanese Tosa, Presa Canarios or American Bulls and Terriers are prohibited from entry.
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In some states Canada There are laws on pit bulls. And in the case of Manitoba, in addition to oxen and dogs, Dogo Argentino is on the ban list.
According to the Magnet portal, in the case of Europe, the bans are similar. The UK considers it illegal to own Pit Bull Terriers, Argentine Bulldogs, Japanese Bulldogs, and Brazilians. For its part, Denmark includes Balkan or Russian Shepherds.
On Finland Wolfdogs are forbidden. in case if Spain and France They don’t ban but have strict permits and regulations for fruit whalers, pit bulls or mastiffs. and in Italy There were laws banning as many as 92 breeds of dogs.
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