Almaty - 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?

Yes, a few good vet options, I don’t think they need to be quarantined upon arrival, non of the families I know had to quarantine their pets. There’s some paperwork involved that GSO will help you complete and submit. A couple of parks have doggy playgrounds and people love walking with dogs on the streets but be aware that not every public place/park allows dogs and some large dog owners are asked to put a muzzle on their dogs. - Sep 2023

No quarantine and there is reasonable pet care. - Aug 2015

No. Importing a pet can be a paperwork hassle, and it helps immensely to have a Russian speaker at the airport when you arrive to talk to the customs people if there is a problem. - Feb 2013

No. - May 2012


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