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I imported a pet dog from Canada to California. Why did the

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I imported a pet dog from Canada to California. Why did the custom inspector say I could not ever import another dog? He also asked why I didn't just get a dog from the pound which I thought was strange.

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I think he was just trying to scare you for some reason since I do not see any regulation that states that you can only import one pet. Perhaps they are a pet lover that has a special place in their heart for pets that need a home in the U.S. Who knows? If you want to file a complaint, here is a link:



And here is a link to more information about the CBP regulations:



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