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, many vets everywhere and kennels/ dog walkers. Even home vet services. No quarantine needed to enter country. - Feb 2019


We have no pets. - Feb 2019


Lots of vets around, and quite a few boarding/pet sitting options. Vet prices are generally a bit cheaper than the U.S.; boarding, etc. is comparably priced. - May 2018


Belgium is a VERY dog-friendly place. Pets are welcomed on public transportation, stores, malls, restaurants... You will see furry friends accompanying their owners everywhere. There are many good vets, kennels, dog-walkers and other animal-care professionals who speak English.

You are allowed to bring up to five pets (dogs, cats, and other small domestic animals) to Belgium. The process for bringing a pet to Belgium can take up to three months depending where the pet was living previously. There are very specific importation rules in Belgium and they change often. The following website is also helpful: http://www.aphis.usda.gov/regulations/vs/iregs/animals/animal_belgium.shtml - Dec 2016


No quarantine. Lots of great vets and kennels. Belgians love their animals and dogs can often be seen in restaurants and stores. - Jul 2014


Pet care good, no quarantine. - Apr 2014


No. - Jan 2012


No. - Aug 2011


No but they do need a European chip and passport. - Jul 2011


Nope. - Jun 2010


No. - Jul 2009


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