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Import requirements for pets within U.S.
Dogs and cats
Family pets coming into Oregon from within the U.S. Basic requirements for dogs and cats:  
  1. A Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (CVI) issued less than 30 days prior to entry
  2. All dogs and cats four months and older vaccination status must be current.
  • We do accept three year vaccines. Exception:  If the animal is from an area or state under rabies quarantine, the vaccine must have been given within the previous 12 months.. 

There are currently no counties under rabies quarantine. Counties under a rabies quarantine are not allowed to ship pets into Oregon.

Pet birds
Pet birds
(Parakeets, parrots, pigeons, doves, raptors. Pet poultry must meet poultry requirements.)
Family pets - traveling with the family or moving to a new home with the same family. No health certification requirements.
Commercial shipments or exhibitions All birds (except poultry) transported into Oregon for exhibition or to pet stores or other retail outlets must have a Certificate of Veterinary Inspection issued no more than 30 days prior to entry and an import permit number.
For other bird and poultry import requirements

Pet pigs
Pet Pigs must meet regular swine import requirements .

Snakes, turtles, lizards, fish
Pet snakes, turtles, lizards or other reptiles, fish, or amphibians
Turtles must measure more than four inches across the carapace (shell) to be brought into Oregon for sale.
ODA has no other health requirements for importation of reptiles, fish, or amphibians.
Other species of reptiles, amphibians and fish.
Check with Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife for their requirements for importing and/or holding reptiles, fish, or amphibians. Many species which are native to Oregon or which may negatively impact native species may not be privately held.
Check also with local jurisdictions (city or county) for their requirements for keeping these animals as pets.