Useful external links about international shipping of live animals
CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) is an international agreement between governments. Its aim is to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival.
Appendices I, II and III to the Convention are lists of species afforded different levels or types of protection from over-exploitation (see How CITES works.
The Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority is an independent agency in the Ministry of Economic Affairs and a delivery agency for the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport. Click on the logo for more information.
Member of Dibevo: Dibevo is the trade association for entrepreneurs in the entire pet industry in The Netherlands.