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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?

Great vets and kennel service and so much cheaper than in the US. No quarantine. Just be careful. If you are dog lover you will want to get a ridgeback. They are so much more pure bred than what we find in the states. - Sep 30, 2017
Yes - many good ones but also exceptions that should be avoided. No quarantine and when your documentation for the pets is OK, no problem with getting them in. - Jul 6, 2017
Great vets.No quarantine. We also used local facilitators to get our dog on the plane when we left. - Jul 5, 2017
Don't know about quarantine but many people have pets and speak highly of the pet care here - Apr 16, 2016
No quarantine. There are lots of veterinarians and kennels in town. - Dec 8, 2013
Incoming pets do not need to be quarantined, but avoid transiting South Africa if possible, as SA does require quarantine or permits even if just transiting. - Jul 29, 2013
If they go through South Africa, yes. Sending a pet through SA is expensive and complicated. - Jun 21, 2009