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Traveling with Pets

To help make traveling with pets safe and enjoyable, USDA outlines pet travel requirements and tips.

Companion Animals

USDA provides assistance with issues related to companion animals, such as which breeders are covered by the Animal Welfare Act, pet shelter regulations, and the laws that apply to owning certain animals.

Importing and Exporting Pets

USDA plays an integral role in protecting American agriculture by facilitating international trade of pets and animals, monitoring the health of animals presented at the border, and regulating the import and export of animals, animal products, and biologics.