Importation Of Dogs

The power of making Orders dealing with the importation of dogs is

vested in the Board of Agriculture, who have absolute authority in the


The initial step to be taken by a person wishing to import any dog

into Great Britain from any other country excepting Ireland, the

Channel Islands, and the Isle of Man, is that he must fill up an

application form to the said Board, which he has previously obtained

from them, in which he applies for a licence to land the dog under the

conditions imposed by the Board, which he undertakes to obey.

On the form he has to give a full description of the dog, the name and

address of the owner, the proposed port of landing, and the approximate

date of landing, and further from lists which he will receive from the

Board he must select the carrying agents he proposes should superintend

the movement of the dog from the port of landing to the place of

detention, and also the premises of a veterinary surgeon on which he

proposes the dog shall be detained and isolated as required by the

Order. An imported dog must be landed and taken to its place of

detention in a suitable box, hamper, crate or other receptacle, and as

a general rule has to remain entirely isolated for a period of six


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