Problem

Excessive animal sanitary regulations in international travel

Other Names:
Excessive health regulations regarding pets
Lengthy animal quarantine
Nature:
Travellers possessing animal pets are frequently impeded in their movement between countries by health regulations which prohibit the import of animals into a country without a period of quarantine.
Claim:
The period of quarantine, which may be up to 9 months, is a cruel deprivation to the animal and awkward for the owner.
Counter Claim:
Quarantines are imposed to protect the human, animal, and plant populations of the receptor countries.
Broader Problems:
Complex government regulations
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 15: Life on Land
Date of last update
01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET