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Table 3 The number of dog movements from Ireland to other European Economic Area countries during 2016–20, as recorded in TRACES, including those dogs en-route to third countries (Argentina, Bermuda, Singapore, United States). TRACES is the online platform of the European Commission to facilitate sanitary and phytosanitary certification of animals, animal products, food and feed and plants, into the EU, for intra-EU trade and EU exports (https://ec.europa.eu/food/animals/traces_en)

From: Understanding the dog population in the Republic of Ireland: insight from existing data sources?

Country

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Total

European Union countries

 Austria

5

2

1

2

5

15

 Belgium

47

63

33

39

50

232

 Bulgaria

15

15

 Croatia

1

1

 Cyprus

1

1

 Czechia

63

45

114

90

108

420

 Denmark

12

5

3

3

6

29

 Finland

25

26

24

25

5

105

 France

15

27

38

26

23

129

 Germany

336

340

364

256

287

1583

 Greece

19

19

 Hungary

1

2

3

 Ireland

18

2

20

 Italy

443

384

336

341

370

1874

 Latvia

1

1

 Lithuania

1

1

2

 Luxembourg

3

3

 Netherlands

20

35

102

79

32

268

 Poland

1

4

4

1

5

15

 Portugal

69

38

7

48

24

186

 Slovakia

1

1

 Slovenia

11

4

3

8

19

45

 Spain

66

79

46

56

51

298

 Sweden

1201

1183

1400

1418

1255

6457

Non-European Union countries

 Argentina (via Spain)

1

1

 Bermuda (via England)

1

1

 Gibraltar

1

1

 Norway

50

69

52

19

5

195

 Singapore (via Germany)

4

7

11

 Switzerland

12

17

8

8

5

50

 United Kingdoma

9625

10,571

7810

7368

5793

41,167

 United States (via Germany or England)

19

28

47

Total

12,044

12,909

10,347

9811

8084

53,195

  1. a The United Kingdom left the European Union on 31 January 2020