Ciudad Juarez - 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 think so. I see plenty of pets. - Feb 2023

This is a great post for pets. Veterinary services are affordable, import restrictions are very manageable, and there are many adoption options available. - Mar 2022

Yes, to services, no to quarantines. Lots of options available on both sides of the border. I’ve been satisfied with Mexican vet care, both in expertise and cost. Animals must have rabies vaccines to cross the border. The housing has backyards, though it varies on grass and/or shade availability. Many single officers get a pet to keep company in the big houses. - Jun 2019

Pets are very popular here; no quarantine required. - Feb 2019

No quarantine required. A lot of people get pets when they get here. Vet, grooming, and kenneling services are easy to access and more affordable than in the US. - Jan 2019

There are vets and kennels here that my friends with pets use. I don't think there is a quarantine requirement. - Jun 2016

i don't think so. I believe dog food is one of the items you are not supposed to bring from the U.S. to Mexico, which frustrated some pet owners... - Apr 2016

I believe you just need proof that the pet is vaccinated. Can't speak much for quality of pet care but I've heard it's good. - Dec 2015

No and excellent. - Jun 2014

No. - Aug 2013

No. - Aug 2013

No. It is easy to cross the border, even on a daily basis with pets. All you need are the rabies records. - Jun 2013

No. You just need the vaccine records to cross the border. - Sep 2012

No, there aren't any special requirements for bringing pets into Mexico. Most people get the health certificate only to enter Mexico with no questions about the pet. - Jul 2011

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