HC Deb 07 March 1927 vol 203 cc835-6
39. Colonel DAY

asked the Minister of Agriculture how many dogs have been imported in accordance with the Ministry of Agriculture's Regulations during the six months ended to the last convenient date; and if any cases of rabies have been discovered during the time these animals were in quarantine?


Three hundred and eighty-eight dogs have been imported from abroad under licences issued by the Ministry during the six months ended 28th February last. One case of rabies was discovered among these dogs in a dog brought from India.

Colonel DAY

May I ask whether the other dogs that were on the boat are being kept under strict observation?


They are always kept six months in quarantine.