Ouagadougou - 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?

There ae no quarantine requirements. There are vets available. - Oct 2019

There are no quarantine requirements. There are vets who can assist with import/export paperwork, but I would be wary of the quality of medical care they can provide. - Jul 2019

There are no quarantine requirements. There are local vets available, but the quality of care is probably not on par with that in the US. - Jul 2019

There are veterinary services for dogs and cats (though other animals, like tortoises, it's hard to find a vet to help them.) Most people ship pet food to post, but some can be found locally (though it's expensive). There is one nice, big park in Zone du Bois that's good for walking a dog (keep it on a leash due to crocodiles!), and some people walk their dogs around the dusty streets here. Watch out for stray dogs on the roads. - Dec 2017

No. Pet importation is quite easy, and on Brussels Airlines, relatively inexpensive. Most people ship in pet food/litter via pouch. I'm unaware of vet options, but will need to use them for paperwork when we leave. - May 2016

No quarantine and people have had varying experiences with vet care. - Aug 2015

No. - Jul 2013

I'm not sure, but I haven't heard anything about a need to quarantine pets. - Nov 2012

No. - Aug 2010

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