Veterinary matters

Important notes


No prerequisites required

Documents required

No documents required.

Please note

Since different contact persons are responsible depending on the service and different opening times apply, please enter your request as a specific search term in the authority finder (e.g. vet, health certificates for animals) or use the links under Forms, Services & Links .


There is no need to pay attention to the deadlines.

Procedure & Fees

Processing time

No processing time.


There are no fees.

Legal notes

Legal basis

  • Food and Feed Code (LFGB)

  • Animal Health Act (TierGesG),

  • Animal Welfare Act (TierSchG),

  • Law on the new regulation on keeping and leading dogs (Dog Act)

  • Medicines Act (AMG)

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