Beagle Brigade policy (USDA)

Manuel Rodriguez filed this request with the U.S. Department Of Agriculture, Office of the Secretary of the United States of America.
Tracking #

2016-APHIS-01384-F ; 16-01384-F



From: Manuel Rodriguez

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

Any documents describing screening criteria for potential kanine members of the Beagle Brigade.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Manuel Rodriguez

From: McCain, KeWanda

Attached is a correspondence pertaining to your recent (FOIA) request.

From: Lau-Lopez, Sophana N - APHIS

Manuel Rodriguez

Dear Mr. Rodriguez:

This is in response to your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request dated December 23, 2015, to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), FOIA Service Center. You requested copies of any documents describing screening criteria for potential canine members of the Beagle Brigade. After consulting with agency staff, USDA FOIA Service Center referred your request to APHIS-FOIA office on December 29, 2015 to process and direct response to you.

We have reviewed your request, it appears the information you are seeking can be found at the following link:

Please open this attached file for more information in reference to your FOIA request.


Sophie Lau-Lopez
Government Information Specialist
4700 River Road, Unit 50
Riverdale, MD 20737
Tel: 301-851-4083
Fax: 301-734-5941