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Fatal Rabbit Disease Detected in Utah

Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease (RHDV2), is a highly fatal disease that affects rabbits. The fatal sickness has been spreading across the Southwestern United States and Northern Mexico and has now been detected in Utah. A positive case was recently confirmed in a domestic rabbit in Sanpete County. RHDV2 is a highly contagious disease of wild and […]

Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease

Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease (RHD) is a very contagious fatal disease of wild and domesticated rabbits caused by a calicivirus called rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus.  There are two types of RHD, RHDVa (or RHDV1) only affects domestic rabbits, while RHDV2 can infect hares, jackrabbits, cottontail rabbits, and domesticated rabbits.   REPORT SUSPICIOUS CASES For wild rabbits, […]

Animal Import Requirements

  . NOTE: AgMove CVI and GVL users only: Due to the rapid electronic communication of these eCVI apps with our USAHERDS system, you will not need to have an entry permit for movement into Utah. The Import Requirements by Species (below) are still in effect whether you use electronic or paper CVI’s.     […]

Animal Health Emergency Programs

Animals in Disasters / Utah Community Animal Response Program (CART) The Utah Community Animal Response Program educates animal owners and governmental and non-governmental agencies about the importance of disaster preparedness for animals, registers Community Animal Response Teams and sets training standards, and provides guidance to government agencies in the development of emergency operation plans and standard […]