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. Quarantines depend on the country you're coming from. Many people order pet food and supplies online for cost savings. - Jun 2020


Probably safest to go with an importer though to avoid delays. Vets here are great and make housecalls. - Jul 2018


Vets here do house calls and this seams to be a city of dog lovers. Importing and exporting pets seems to be a really long process that has most people opting to hire an expediter. - Apr 2016


No quarantine from some countries (like the U.S.) if your pet meets certain requirements, but 6 months from other countries. All dogs have to be brought in by cargo, so it's expensive. Good vets are available. - Feb 2015


Sometimes it depends on your paperwork. We had to get the vet approval and USDA stamp. - Mar 2012


Yes, 6 months or something ridiculous like that. But there is some kind of waiver you can apply for ahead of time if you have all the proper medical paperwork done. I think you have to get it certified that you lived in a 'rabies-free zone' beforehand, which, if you are coming from DC, means some finagling with the map to include much of the Potomac in that zone. - Mar 2012


It depends on where you are bringing the pet from. - Aug 2010


Yes, although I believe that under certain circumstances that can be bypassed. - Jun 2010


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