Pristina - 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?

Lots of stray dogs in the city. Expats are known to be soft-hearted and people will dump their pets near expat housing areas. - Aug 2021

I believe that people are happy with the vet care, there is also a very active dog rescue group here. Animals do not need to be quarantined. Keep in mind that there are lots of stray dogs and cats here. - Jul 2019

Yes, good vets are available. - Nov 2016

Yes. That is something we used frequently for both our personal dogs and rescued dogs. Dr. Illyrian Jusuf runs a vet office at the bottom of the hill just one street over from the Embassy. He is wonderful, knowledgeable, and speaks perfect English. There are other veterinarians that may offer excellent services as well. There are no shops that offer high quality grooming services. - Jun 2016

Nope. There are vets, but I wouldn't trust them with more than routine vet care. - Jun 2014

There is no quarantine and as Kosovo is not part of the EU, it's pretty easy to bring pets in. However, some pet shipping companies will not ship them directly here because they do not have a relationship with anyone on the ground here; we were quoted a very high price to fly our two cats into a neighboring country and drive them here. We were able to bring them in as accompanied baggage instead. There are several vets available, with varying levels of ability. I have no experience with kennels. - Apr 2014

No. - Sep 2012

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