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Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis Bans Pit Bulls and Other Fighting Breeds

Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis Bans Pit Bulls and Other Fighting Breeds

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The federation of St.Kitts and Nevis ban pit bulls and other fighting breeds. The two-island federation is located in the Leeward Islands, part of the West Indies.

Dangerous Breeds Banned:

Pit Bull Terrier/ Staffordshire Terrier
Dogo Argentino
Presa Canario
Fila Brasileiro
Japanese Tosa
American Bull dog
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Kitts_and_Nevis

Learn more about legislating dangerous dogs:
http://www.dogsbite.org/legislating-dogs.htm
The federation of St.Kitts and Nevis ban pit bulls and other fighting breeds. The two-island federation is located in the Leeward Islands, part of the West Indies.

Dangerous Breeds Banned:

Pit Bull Terrier/ Staffordshire Terrier
Dogo Argentino
Presa Canario
Fila Brasileiro
Japanese Tosa
American Bull dog
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Kitts_and_Nevis

Learn more about legislating dangerous dogs:
http://www.dogsbite.org/legislating-dogs.htm

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APPLICATION FOR A PERMIT TO IMPORT ANIMAL/S INTOTHE FEDERATION OF ST. KITTS AND NEVIS
To The Chief Veterinary OfficerP. O. Box 39, Veterinary ServicesDepartment of AgricultureBasseterre,
St. Kitts,
The CaribbeanPhone: (869) 465-2110, Fax: (869) 465-2928, e-mail:skbvet@hotmail.comDate: /
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[Name of owner]: .......................................................................................................Street Address: .................................................................................................................City: ....................................... State/Prov: ........... Country: ........................... Zip Code: ...............Phone: ..............................Fax: ................................e-mail: ............................................................
Hereby apply for a permit to import the following animals into the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis.
DESCRIPTION OF ANIMALS
Species Sex Breed ColourDateofBirthNameAVID ® or HOMEAGAINMicrochip No
Application Processing fee US $20.00 or EC $55.00
Please send International Postal Money Order only, Payable to the Accountant General
.Approximate arrival date: ..................................... __________________________ 
Signature
Rev. May 2007
 
CONDITIONS FOR THE ENTRY OF DOGS AND CATS INTOSt. KITTS & NEVIS FROM RABIES ENDEMIC COUNTRIES1. RABIES VACCINATIONS
Animals must be current on rabies vaccinations whether it is the annual or the 3 years vaccine.The vaccine given must be an approved monovalent
killed rabies vaccine
.Rabies vaccination shall not be given to animals less than 3 months of age.
2. ELECTRONIC MICROCHIP IDENTIFICATION
All animals to be imported into St. Kitts and Nevis must be identified with an AVID ® or HomeAgain electronic microchip implant.
The microchip number must be included on all relevant documents including written application form, blood samples submitted for rabies testing and on results of the rabies tests.
3. APPLICATION FOR IMPORT PERMIT
Apply in writing to the Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO) for import permit. The application mustinclude the species, name, age, sex, breed, colour or colour pattern and microchip number.An import permit will be issued
after
A & B are received.
A
. Two consecutive rabies titre with results > or = 0.5 I.U/ml from the RABIES/RFFIT/FAVNLaboratory at Auburn University
or
Kansas State University.The first titre must be taken no less than 30 days after the most recent rabiesvaccine. If the result of the first titre is negative, a booster vaccine must be givenand the titre repeated again in 30 days.The second test must be conducted
not less than 30 days and not more than12 months
after the first titre.The testing laboratory must submit the test results
directly
to The ChiefVeterinary Officer, P. O. Box 39, Veterinary Services, Department of Agriculture,Basseterre, St. Kitts, West Indies. Telephone 1-869-465-2110, Fax 1-869-465-2928.To be considered valid, the test results must include the number of the implantedmicrochip and complete description of the animal (age, sex, breed, color or colorpattern etc).
B.
A health certificate issued by the
Veterinary Authority or Government Vet
of theexporting country
within 30 days
of the date of arrival. The health certificate must havethe
seal
or
stamp
of the exporting country for international travel and must include.I. A full description of animal including implanted microchip number.II. Records of last rabies vaccinations including name of vaccine, lot/serial number,expiration date and route of administration.
C.
A Health Certificate issued by an accredited veterinarian within 72 hours of arrival, mustaccompany the animal.
 
LABORATORY WHERE THE PRE-ARRIVAL RFFIT/FAVN TEST IS AVAILABLE
Until further notice, the only laboratories approved by the Veterinary Authority of St. Kitts andNevis for the RFFIT/FAVN TEST are AUBURN UNIVERSITY OR KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY.Dr. Krystyna Minc, College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Pathology, 166 Greene Hall,Auburn University, Alabama, 36849-5519For further information on procedures please have your veterinarian call (334) 844-2659Fax (334) 844-2652, e-mail:mincjoa@vetmed.auburn.eduANDDr Deborah Briggs, Department of Pathobiology/Diagnostic Medicine, 1800 Denison Avenue,Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506-5600.For information on procedures please have your veterinarian call (785) 532-4483,Fax: (785) 532-42982; e-mail:Briggs@vet.ksu.edu
Summary of Pre-arrival Requirements
1) Completed application form inclusive of Application Processing and Import Permit Fee.2) Two Rabies Neutralising Antibody Test > or = 0.5Iu/ml.3)
Stamped
or
sealed
Health Certificate from the exporting country
within
30 days ofarrival.4) Import Permit.5) 72 hours health certificate issued by an accredited Veterinarian accompanying theanimal.6) Internal and External parasite treatment within 72 hours.7) After completion of step 2 one current RFFIT or FAVN test is required for re-entry.
Failure to have requirements 2 - 5 will result in deportation or euthanasia of yourpet.POST-ARRIVAL REQUIREMENTSA thirty-day home confinement is required
.Requirements for thirty day confinement1) Dogs must be kept on approved premises, completelyfenced and secure.2) Cats must be kept in doors at all times and all windows and doors must bescreened.3) Dogs and cats, after inspection at the port of entry must not be removed fromcarrier until arrival at the place of confinement.4) Dog and cats must not come into contact with any other animal duringconfinement.5) Dog and cats must not be removed from the premises without permission of theVeterinary Authority. Permission will be granted for Veterinary emergencies.Monitoring of animal during the 30 day confinement-4 visits
Quarantine violations will result in deportation of your pet
.

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