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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?

Yes - there are good vet services in town. The vet will even come to your house. We don't have a pet, so I don't know much else about getting pets into the country. Given the large yards, it can be a great place for dogs. Many also keep chickens, rabbits, guinea fowl, etc. - Jul 21, 2017
There are a few vets here. One is an expat who most pet owners go to and the other is the Lilongwe SPA. People often adopt cats/dogs from here. Grocery stores sell Purina cat/dog food at a price. Malawians in general aren't big fans of dogs. House staff and guards may take awhile to get used to the animal and not be afraid. - Oct 16, 2016
Unknown as to quarantine although this is a heaven for dogs with huge gardens. - Aug 2, 2015
No. - Sep 17, 2013
Not to my knowledge. Lots of my friends have pets, but I don't have any myself. - Sep 26, 2012
Ours didn't. - Sep 17, 2009
No. - Jul 27, 2009