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Information for Veterinarians
To serve veterinarians better, the Indiana State Board of Animal Health (BOAH) would like more information about your area(s) of interest and practice. This survey will help us direct information that is most helpful or of interest to you. Click here to take the survey.
Certificates of Veterinary Inspection
Interstate and Export Travel
INTERNATIONAL EXPORTS: USDA Veterinary Services has protocols for moving animals out of the United States. USDA offers three methods to submit export certificates for approval:
Electronic: (NOTE: This will eventually be the only method for submission.) Currently, certificates for horses, cattle, swine and commercial poultry can be generated. To enroll and learn more: https://pcit.aphis.usda.gov/pcit/
Mail/FedEx/Courier: Include a return, prepaid FedEx, UPS, etc. envelope, and send to:
USDA, APHIS, VS
Attn: Export Department
105 Corporate Drive, Ste. H
Frankfort, KY 40601
In Person: By appointment ONLY at an office near you.
View options here: USDA Offices Endorsing Export Papers
For directions on how to fill out international export papers and where to send international export papers to be signed by a USDA veterinarian contact Kentucky's USDA export office at: 502-848-2043.
Please review specific requirements by country and species before calling/submitting. Click here for export requirements by country and species.
BOAH manages a roster of veterinarians and other personnel across Indiana who are part of the Veterinary Medical Reserve Corps (VMRC)/Animal Surveillance Emergency Response Team (ASERT). Learn more about this program at: www.in.gov/boah/2674.htm.
Veterinary clinics should follow the sharp disposal guidelines for human supplies. A guidance brochure is available online at: www.in.gov/isdh/files/med-govt.pdf.
Opioids and Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD)
Questions about VFDs: Contact FDA's Center for Veterinary Medicine: AskCVM@fda.hhs.gov