Chennai - Post Report Question and Answers

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 are available, good kennels are not. Your dog's environment depends on where you live, and it can vary. If your dog is used to clean, green spaces it will have a hard time adjusting. - Aug 2021

Yes, lots of good vets. - May 2019

I have heard some horror stories about animals in quarantine for months. - Aug 2018

Vets and kennel services are available. There's definitely bureaucracy around importing pets, but it's possible. Many people do it. - May 2018

In-home pet quarantine, 30 days. Surprisingly easy. I have managed to avoid vets and kennels, but if you ask around, you can find one or two decent options. Household help are sometimes keen to take on pet care for the overtime pay. I had heard that "Indians are afraid of dogs," and that's just not true. - May 2016

No. - Aug 2013

No - Jun 2010

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