Warsaw - 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?

Poles love dogs! It’s very dog friendly with no quarantine. We brought over 2 large dogs. Vet care was great and very cheap! Lots of great recommendations for dog hotels, dog walkers, and dog sitters in the embassy community. With two large dogs we were limited on the airlines we could come in on without having to go the pricy shipping route. I knew a friend that had to have a special crate with a certain breed: hers was a pit bull. - Jan 2021

Definitely. Poles are a pet-loving society with the support structure for it. Even 24-7 vets that are reasonably priced. - May 2018

The Poles love their pets to numerous vets, kennels and shelters. We brought over a dog who did not need to be quarantined, but we did all the proper paperwork stateside. He did need an EU chip. - Apr 2018

No quarantine. Fantastic vet care at a fraction of the cost compared to the US. - Dec 2016

No quarantine. I have been to the vet once, and would describe it as adequate. Very cheap though. - Mar 2016

Very good quality vet care for, again, very reasonable prices. - Sep 2015

Pet care is readily available and there are all kinds of people willing to watch your pets for you and take care of them. Veterinary care is also plentiful, good, and reasonably priced. Again, I wish I could get the same level of high-quality care at these prices here than I get in the States. Poles love animals and take good care of them. Boarding pets in a kennel is also quite easy to do here and they offer a lot of great care and attention for the animal. Pets don't need to be quarantined and getting them here is relatively easy as long as you can figure out the airlines' most recent policies. - Nov 2014

No. Microchipped and vet certificate for EU - Feb 2012

No, only need to meet EU rules (rabies and electronic tagging). - Nov 2011

No. - Mar 2011

No. - Jan 2011

No. - Aug 2009


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