The points Dr Milani made about companion animal transport during the panel discussion are summarized here.
Skunk and Raccoon Rabies in the Eastern United States: Temporal and Spacial Analysis . This article demonstrates how the Atlantic strain of rabies moved from the south where it was endemic to an area where there the animals had no natural immunity to the disease. Since this was written, the virus has continued migrating northward into Canada as well as westward.
Kustritz, Margaret Root. Determining the optimal age for gonadectomy of dogs and cats. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Volume 231, No. 11, December 1, 2007)
News Articles from the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
- Methacillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: An emerging problem in horses? – November 15, 2003
- The evolution of shelter medicine – November 15, 2006
Regulations governing the importation of dogs (updated 2014) For those transporting puppies of unknown background less than 3 months of age, pay particular attention to the regulations re: similar animals from other countries.