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Country: Sweden

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Protocol last negotiated

OCTOBER 2002

Special conditions

IMPORTATION OF FRESH NON FROZEN DOG SEMEN

Following documents must be presented for the Swedish customs officials and for the veterinarian who will carry out the insemination.

1. A valid import license.

2. A veterinary certificate, written in either the Swedish, Danish
Norwegian or English language. This document is to be written and
signed by a licensed veterinarian in the country of origin within
15 days prior to importation to Sweden. The document must contain
the following assurance:

a) the identification (identification number or description of
distinguishing marks) of the donor,

b) that the donor at the time of semen collection was examined and
found clinically healthy and no suspicion or evidence existed,
indicating that the donor was infected with or the carrier of any
contagious diseases;

c) that a blood sample has been taken from the semen donor within
15 days prior to importation to Sweden. This blood sample is to
be examined for the presence of infection with brucellosis and
leptospirosis. The results of these tests must be completed
within the 15 days period and the donor must be found free from
these diseases.

3. An additional document written and signed by the licensed
veterinarian who collected the semen in the country of origin.
This document must guarantee that the semen sample to be imported
was collected from the dog identified in point 2 and that the
container in which the semen is transported has been sealed by the
authorised veterinarian who executed the semen collection.
The container shall be marked with the donor dogs' identification
data (identification number or description of distinguishing marks).


IMPORTATION OF FROZEN DOG SEMEN

Following documents must be presented for the Swedish customs officials and for the veterinarian who will carry out the insemination:

1. A valid import licence.

2. A certificate of health, written in either Swedish, Danish,
Norwegian or English.
This document is to be written and signed by an authorised veterinarian
in the country of origin within 15 days prior to import to Sweden.
The document must contain the following assurances:

a) the identification (identification number or description of
distinguishing marks) of the donor,

b) that the donor at the time of semen collection was examined and
found clinically healthy and no suspicion or evidence existed,
indicating that the donor was infected with or the carrier of
any contagious diseases,

c) that a blood sample, taken from the semen donor not earlier than
20 days and not later than 30 days after semen collection, was
examined for the presence of infection with brucellosis and
leptospirosis and that the donor was found free from these
diseases.

3. An additional document certified by the authorised veterinarian
who collected the semen. This document must guarantee that the semen
sample to be imported was collected from the dog identified in
point 2 and that the container in which the semen is transported
has been sealed by the authorised veterinarian who executed the
semen collection. The container shall be marked with the donor
dogs identification data (identification number or description of
distinguishing marks).

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