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Cats and Dogs: Imports

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 47060, tabled on 10 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many (a) dogs and (b) cats were imported under the Balai Directive in each month of 2021 to date.

Answered on

15 September 2021

The information the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) has provided below is a true reflection of the information that we have access to. APHA cannot guarantee the accuracy of this data, as we rely on information that has been input into IPAFFS and PIMS by traders.

Number of cats and dogs imported from EU under the Balai directive

2021

Dogs

Cats

Jan

1399

87

Feb

5997

479

Mar

8103

554

April

8411

476

May

7383

432

June

6270

371

July

6767

538

Aug

6985

635

Number of cats and dogs imported from third countries under the Balai directive

2021

Dogs

Cats

Jan

266

310

Feb

381

423

Mar

340

552

April

430

494

May

474

449

June

527

474

July

397

464

Aug

485

398

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