Animals of the Ailuridae, Ursidae, Cyclopedidae and Myrmecophagidae families for exhibition centres
Fija exigencias sanitarias para la internación a Chile de animales de la familia ailuridae, ursidae, cyclopedidae y myrmecophagidae para centros de exhibición (Health requirements for the importation into Chile of animals of the Ailuridae, Ursidae, Cyclopedidae and Myrmecophagidae families for exhibition centres) Language(s): Spanish Number of pages: 4
A summary of the main health requirements established in the notified measure is provided below.
Country or area of origin: It must be a member of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and a country or area in which rabies is a notifiable disease.
Origin of the animals: The animals must have remained in the zoo or wildlife park of origin continuously since birth, or at least in the 12 months prior to shipment to Chile.
Establishment of origin: The animals must come from a zoo or park for wild animals that meets the requirements listed in the notified Resolution.
- The animals must be kept in quarantine under the supervision of an official or accredited veterinarian for at least 30 days;
- The animals must not come into contact with other animals;
- During the isolation period, the animals must undergo two treatments against internal and external parasites;
- In cases where other vaccines and treatments are administered, the health certificate must be attached along with the relevant documents.
Transport and shipment: The notified text establishes the type of shipment control, the characteristics of the means of control, and measures to maintain the sanitary conditions and ensure the welfare of the animals. During the 48 hours prior to shipment, the animals must not show any of the clinical signs mentioned in the text.
Health certification: The animals must be covered by an official health certificate, issued by the competent health authority in the country of origin.
Post-entry quarantine: The animals must be kept in isolation, under official supervision, at the SAG official livestock quarantine station or at an establishment authorized by the SAG for such purposes.
Other authorizations: The animals must enter under the Resolution authorizing the introduction into the national territory of live specimens of exotic wildlife species, issued by the SAG Division for the Protection of Renewable Natural Resources. A CITES permit is also required when the species is listed in one of the CITES appendices.