The information below is for general use only to provide basic information regarding import policies and contact information but may no longer be accurate.  The reader is encouraged to thoroughly investigate all aspects of importation and to contact the appropriate authorities prior to proceeding with any transportation of horses and/or semen. The following information was last updated August, 2003. 

  

Agriculture Canada
Phone: (613) 759-1000
Fax: (613) 759-6726
E-mail: info@agr.gc.ca
    

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Veterinary Services

Import-Export Animals Staff

Unit 39, 4700 River Road

Riverdale, MD 20737

Phone (301) 734-8364

Fax (301) 734-4704

         

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Veterinary Services Area Office Michigan (APHIS, USDA, VS)
Dr. Reed Macarty, AVIC, USDA, APHIS, VS
3001 Coolidge Road, Suite 325
East Lansing, MI 48823
Phone: (517) 324-5290
Fax: (517) 324-5289
Admin: Christine White

   

Animal Health (Pearson Customs - Toronto International Airport)
Dr. Mraz or Dr. Hilda Boehnke

Phone: (905) 451-4936

   

Animal Health & Production - Ontario Area Office
Chris Paolini, Program Assistant - Imports
Phone: (519) 837-9400 Ext. 2055
Fax: (519) 837-9771
E-mail: paolinic@inspection.gc.ca
    

Canadian Border Information Services: 1-800-461-9999

Canadian Border Listings (Locations and contact numbers)

    

Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)
Dr. Susan Wray (519) 826-2810

Kelly Brown - Animal Products or By-Products
174 Stone Road West
Guelph, Ontario N1G 4S9
Tel: (519) 837-9400 or 1-800-835-4486
Fax: (519) 837-9771

Automated Import Reference System

     

Canadian Import Services (Windsor Border)
Phone: (519) 257-6473

 

APHIS Listing of Border/Customs Veterinarians (names & numbers)

 

Dr. Freeda Isaac

National Center for Import/Export

Senior Staff Veterinarian APHIS/VS

(301) 734-8364

     

Dr. Siddappa Viswanath (US Border Veterinarian)
Cell: (313) 226-4428
Operational Hours : 8:00 AM-5:00 PM (Eastern)
Weekdays (Monday-Friday)
Detroit, MI Border Vet
Phone: (313) 226-4428 
Fax: (313) 226-5823 

    

Dr. Farooq Hashmi 

Buffalo/Peace Bridge/Niagara Falls/Lewiston Bridge Border Vet
Phone: (716) 297-6203
Fax: (716) 297-6243

       

Sarnia, Ontario Border Vet
Phone: (519) 332-3031

      

Dr. Tom Brown
Port Huron, Michigan Border Vet
Phone: (810) 985-5433

Fax: (810) 985-6004

   

Gencor (Canada)

Frozen Semen Storage Service

   

Sales & Distribution

Highway 59 North

911: 595459

RR#6 Woodstock, Ontario N4S 7W1

Phone: 519-539-9831 or 800-265-4058

    

Accounting & Admin

RR#5

Guelph, Ontario N1H 6J2

Phone: 519(1-800)-821-2150 

Fax: 519-763-6582

    

National Center for Import and Export

List of Approved Brokers and Import/Export Information:

Veterinary Service/APHIS

U.S. Department of Agriculture

4700 River Road Unit 39

Riverdale, MD 20737-1231

Telephone: (301) 734-8170

  

National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA)

703-838-1868

SCAC and bar-code stickers

   

Customs Brokers:

  

US Customs Broker's List

   

A & A Contract Customs Brokers (USA and Canada)

Phone: (905) 507-8300
Fax: (905) 507-6824

US Phone: (360) 332-7667
US Fax: (360) 332-7670

  

Canadian Customs Brokers Inc. (Canada)

Phone: (905) 673-0466
Fax: (905) 673-5079

    

Jones & Jones Customs Brokers (USA)

Phone: (360) 332-6090   

Fax: (360) 332-1282

    

Pacific Customs Brokers (USA and Canada)

Phone: 1-888-538-1566

Fax: 1-877-538-1166

E-mail: info@pcb.ca

   

Quaratine Facilities (USA):

  

New York Animal Import Center

200 Drury Lane

Rock Tavern, NY 12575

(914) 564-2950

  

Los Angeles Import Center

9680 S. LaCienega Blvd.

Inglewood, CA 90301

(310) 215-2350

  

Miami Animal Import Center

P.O. Box 660657

Miami Springs, FL 33266

(305) 526-2962

  

Hawaii Animal Import Center

3375 Koapaka St., Suite H420

Honolulu, HI 96819

(808) 861-8560

  

Transportation Companies (International/Overseas)

  

Best Boarding Kennels Inc.
Contact: Brian Doyle (Doyle Transport)

Tel: 905-628-1366

E-mail: bestco@comnet.ca

   

Blue Diamond Stables (SuperiorHorse's #1 Choice in the USA!)

Contact: Christine

E-mail: ceberly001@columbus.rr.com

 

ConsolAir Inc., (SuperiorHorse's #1 Choice in Canada!)

800 Stuart Graham Sud, Suite 225

Dorval, Quebec H4Y 1J6

Contact: Marcel Guérin

Tel: 514-422-9322

Fax: 514-422-9311

E-mail: marcel@consolair.ca

  

European Horse Services

Contact: Filip Vande Cappelle

Tel: +32 (0) 50 626247

  

JetPets

9111 Falmouth Ave
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293-8617
Contact: David Hasenauer

Tel: 310-823-8901

Fax: 310-305-8297
Continental USA 1-800 PET-8901

E-mail: david@jetpets.com

Website: http://jetpets.com/

     

Peden Bloodstock GmbH
Contact: Heike Schmitz
Tel: +49 208 378 24 11
Fax: +49 208 378 24 15
Mobile: +49 171 786 13 17

   

Sea Air International Forwarders Ltd.

3272 Elmbank Rd.
Mississauga, Ontario L4V 1A5

Contact: Geoffrey M Robinson

Tel: 905-677-7701

Toll Free: 1-800-208-9409

Fax: 905-677-3279

E-mail: info@seaair.ca

Website: http://www.seaair.ca

  

The Dutta Corp.

The Dutta Corporation
17 St. Charles Street
Thornwood, New York 10594
Contact: Tim Dutta
Tel: 914-747-3882

Fax: 914-747-3899

Cell: 914-413-7929

E-mail: TimDutta@TimDutta.com

Website: http://www.timdutta.com/html/service.html

   

Top Line Horse Transport

Bill Boncheff

Tel: 416-894-9421

  

Willow Brook Horse Stables

Contact: Ray 

5931 Franks Road
Newark, Ohio 43056

Tel: 740-323-2475

Ray@willowbrookfarmstables.com

   

Many more Transport Companies listed at the Traveling Horse Website and at the Horse World Data Website.

     

U.S./Canada Customs Service Port - Detroit, MI
Port Information
Port Code : 3801
477 Michigan Ave
Room 210
Detroit, MI. 48226
General Phone : (313) 442-0368
General Fax : (313) 226-3179
Import Phone: (313) 226-3810/3141

  

US Customs Offices

U.S. Customs & Border Protection

  

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Farm Service Agency
Public Affairs Staff
1400 Independence Ave., S.W.
STOP 0506
Washington, DC 20250-0506
Phone: (202) 720-7809

  

USDA Laboratory for blood testing:

National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL)

1800 Dayton Road

Ames, IA 50010

U.S.A.

To obtain a current a price list of tests contact the User Fee Help Line at

telephone (612) 370-2291.

  

U.S. VET Governing Agency for Border Crossings
Phone: 1-800-397-6171

  

      

      
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