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Dogs: Imports

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 66537, tabled on 6 March 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 20 February 2017 to Question 63358, on dogs: imports, how many dogs were imported into the UK from each country for (a) non-commercial reasons and (b) commercial reasons under the Pet Travel Scheme in 2016.

Answered on

22 March 2017

Information regarding the stated country of origin of dogs entering GB for non-commercial reasons, supplied by the carriers, is presented in Annex A. We are currently working with carriers to ensure accuracy of all information collated.

Details of the country of origin of dogs entering GB for commercial reasons in 2016 can be extracted from the EU TRACES database, and is presented in Annex B.

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