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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?

Talk to management about importing a pet. Many of us have cats and dogs we imported; it's a paperwork process, but doable. No quarantine required. Veterinary care is sufficient. - Nov 18, 2017
There are no decent vets. There is one kennel that people use when traveling. No quarantine. Bringing a pet is a cumbersome process. People often drive to Bangalore/Chennai, about an 8 hour drive, so they can fly out with their dog/cat on the same plane. If I recall correctly, there are restrictions to bringing your pet in cabin or excess baggage. Cargo seems to be fine. Check with the shipping department. - Sep 20, 2016
I'm not sure. Yes, the pet care is pretty good. We have a local vet most people use - and while they can be harsh/crass in customer service sometimes - they are clean, efficient, and helpful for the most part; and moreover, they're 24/7. Most people at post have animals or get animals here. - Mar 16, 2015
I don't know about incoming pets and quarantine. However, certain airlines are better than others about shipping your pet. Recently, when someone who had a dog departed Post, they had to drive all the way to Bangalore, about an 8 hour drive, so they could ship their dog on the same plane. They bore the expense of renting the car and staying in a hotel prior to departure. - Jan 18, 2015
Pets do not need to be quarantined and there is a good vet in town. On a side note, for those of you subject to Fly America, shipping a pet out of Hyderabad can be an expensive nightmare. - Nov 20, 2014
No. Rules seem to be changing, though. One local kennel for dogs is used by most. At least one good local vet. - Jul 18, 2014
Technically, incoming pets can do home quarantine and then need to be checked by the quarantine doctor. However, we walked right through the airport with two cats, and nobody stopped us. - Mar 2, 2012
They can be home-quarantined. A few days after arrival you must bring the animal to the quarantine office at the airport, then after 30 days you must bring them to a vet for a checkup and then bring a health certificate back to the quarantine office. - Feb 27, 2012
No. - Jan 11, 2011