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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?

There are veterinarians here that in my experience appeared to be quite knowledgeable. The biggest problem is that they lack equipment, vaccines, and medication. Almost everyone at the US Embassy has a pet. They do not need to be quarantined. You will have to ship in your pet food. There is none available in the local economy. Rabies vaccinations are available, but you will have to make sure you bring other things like heart work medication, flea/tick medications, etc.

There are no pet groomers, so you will have to cut your own dogs hair. - Dec 23, 2016