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Are qualified veterinarians and/or good kennel services available? Do animals need to be quarantined upon entry to the country? Are there other considerations regarding pets that are particular to this country?

Coming from the US, our dog did not require quarantine, but had to be micro-chipped (he already had one). Vienna is super dog-friendly, and this may be either a good thing or a bad thing for some. Dogs in general are well-trained and are welcome just about everywhere. Veterinarians seem to be everywhere, as well, and the costs for visits and necessary vaccinations are lower than in the US. - Nov 13, 2017
I have noticed that people drive to Hungary to adopt/purchase puppies and drive them back to Vienna. - Jun 7, 2016
Very good vets, no quarantine: pets just need demonstration of good health and rabies shots. - Jul 18, 2014
No. - May 12, 2013
Not that I'm aware of. You can bring your dog into stores, restaurants and public transport. They're very serious about people cleaning up after dogs and dogs must be well behaved. Lots and lots of rules about dogs here but they're readily accepted as members of society. - Jan 16, 2013
No, but they will need current vaccinations and a EU-compatible microchip. - Aug 6, 2011
No, but be ready to have a last-minute shuffle with paperwork and import issues. - Aug 5, 2011
I don't think so. - Aug 5, 2009
Not that I know of, check with your agency for advice. - Jul 23, 2009