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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?

From the States, quarantine is 30 days and very expensive (we brought in pets; the process was horrendous, but it's do-able). There are only 7 vets in 331 islands, so getting a good vet in an emergency can be quite difficult. Suva has 1 full-time vet and the SPCA has rotating vets - many times the SPCA is left without a vet for several weeks. We typically hire a house-sitter to stay with our pets when we travel as kennels don't exist. - Apr 18, 2016