Mexico City - 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?

I have not heard many complaints from pet owners, and I believe there are vets who will make house calls. - May 2020


Not sure as we do not have pets, but we have not heard any complaints about the lack there of from people that we know that have pets. Services for animals seem to be available and good here. - Apr 2019


The veterinarian and kennel services are wonderful. You can also get an affordable dog walker. - Apr 2019


Many vets are available and I have heard some even do house calls. No quarantine is required upon entry into the country. - Jun 2018


People seem happy with kennel and vet options. Mexico has a huge dog-walking industry, so you'll regularly see professional dog-walkers out and about with up to 10 dogs at a time. - May 2017


No quarantine necessary, but there are regulations on paperwork, vaccinations, etc., just like most places. I believe there are good vets, we have not had to use one yet. - Sep 2016


Nearby is a newly opened dog hotel (NUUGI). There are pet stores (+kota), and many people have pets. I don't know the procedures regarding taking animals to Mexico. Note: there are no fenced parks. - Jun 2016


No. We have a good vet who makes house calls, but our poor dog hates Polanco; no good parks and super dirty. - May 2016


No quarantine, and yes, there are excellent vets who will come to your home at a much lower cost than a U.S. vet would charge. Very easy to get pets in and out of the country. There are kennels but we haven't used them. Most are on the outskirts of the city where there is more open land and dogs run around outside during the day. - Oct 2014


No. GREAT vet & boarders!! - Aug 2014


I don't know, we don't have pets but I see many vets offices around. - Mar 2014


There are lots of vets, and they often provide kenneling services. Exotic pets and vets are available, but you will have to do a fair amount of research/phone calls to find out who. The internet is not great for discovering service providers in general. - Dec 2013


No. - Jul 2013


No. - Jan 2013


No. - May 2012


No, but all your vaccination paperwork must be in order, and you will need paperwork from a US vet upon arrival and a Mexican vet for your outbound trip. - Apr 2010


No. - Feb 2010


No. - Jan 2010


No. - Mar 2009


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