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USDA Health Certificate - How to get one?

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I'm traveling to the Azores 8/31 with my 2 cats but I can't find a vet that can do the USDA Health Certificate. I live in a small town in the middle of nowhere near the VA/NC border. I found a vet in Raleigh that is certified to to it but they won't do out of state pets. I can't even find a vet that will do the ISO 134.2k microchip even though you can buy one from Amazon. They say they are not certified do implant them, only the 9 & 10 bit ones.  Without this I can't even get their rabies shots done as the chip must be done first.  I've made over 40 phone calls so far today and no luck whatsoever. Looks like I will have to go 2.5 hours away to get this done and will take multiple trips on top of that.  Has anyone run into this and found a solution?  Thanks

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