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Dogs: Quarantine

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 275780, tabled on 10 July 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many dogs have been (a) seized and (b) taken into quarantine at (i) the Port of Dover and (ii) Eurotunnel in each month in 2019.

Answered on

17 July 2019

The number of dogs seized and taken into quarantine at the port of Dover and the Eurotunnel for each month of 2019 are as follows.

Month (2019)

Port of Seizure

Total seized

Detained in quarantine

Jan

Eurotunnel

24

7

Dover

13

10

Feb

Eurotunnel

7

2

Dover

20

4

March

Eurotunnel

5

2

Dover

22

12

April

Eurotunnel

8

5

Dover

29

5

May

Eurotunnel

3

3

Dover

19

9

June

Eurotunnel

13

7

Dover

16

8

The number of animals detained in quarantine for Eurotunnel may also include dogs that were seized at Coquelles and moved into the United Kingdom for quarantine purposes.

Some of animals will have been seized on welfare grounds only and therefore not put in quarantine.

The numbers provided are a true reflection of the information that we have access to. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of this data, as it is provided by a third party.