Ga Dept of Agriculture

 

Animal Health

Dr. Janemarie Hennebelle
Assistant State Veterinarian
19 Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr., S.W. Room 101
Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Tele: (404) 656-3667
Fax: (404) 651-9024

Georgia's Reportable Animal Disease System (Georgia RADS)

Our Animal Health office governs the prevention, control and eradication of certain infectious and communicable diseases of livestock and  other domestic animals.  Information sheets on some reportable diseases are available at Georgia RADS

Animal Health is also responsible for:

IMPORTANT: Information regarding animal importation, exportation, and rabies:

What do you need for your animals when entering Georgia?

Livestock:

 

Interstate Animal Movement Requirements Made Easy!
 
 

 

Companion Animal:

http://agr.georgia.gov/interstate-shipment.aspx

 

All other species: http://rules.sos.state.ga.us/nllxml/georgiacodesGetcv.aspx?urlRedirected=yes&data=admin&lookingfor=40-13-2
Swine and bird entry permits: https://forms.agr.georgia.gov/SBPermits/Permits.aspx

International Travel

Call USDA, Veterinary Services, at 770-761-5426 for:

  • Animal(s) Leaving the United States
  • Request for International Health Certificates
  • International Import/Export Regulations
  • Veterinary Accreditation

Questions concerning importation of Wild or Exotic Animals:

  • Wildlife Management, Department of Natural Resources
    833-557-3303

RABIES QUESTIONS-Division of Public Health:

  • Medical Epidemiologist,
    404-657-2588

Submission for Rabies testing: Call Public Health 404-327-7981

Rabies & Poison Control Center (animal bites): 1-800-282-5846 or 404-616-9000