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 are many good and qualified vets in Doha. No quarantine required. Be mindful of the heat when bringing pets, as outdoor animals will find it difficult and dangerous to be outside for more than a couple minutes during the seven-month-long summer. - May 2017
Yes, there are some really great vets here--in particular Qatar Vet Center and the Canadian Veterinary Clinic. Both are good. I take my cat to QVC and have been very happy with the experience.
Animals do not need to be quarantined when they arrive.
Bringing an animal to Qatar, even in the summer, was much easier than I expected. Because you can't bring animals in cabin on Qatar Airways (except for service animals and falcons), all animals must be checked into cargo. Traveling here in the summer, I was worried that a summer heat embargo would apply, but Qatar Airways keeps their animals in air conditioned holding rooms on the U.S. and Qatar side, so they don't impose any summertime restrictions. U.S. airlines could take note of their good service on this front. - May 2017
No quarantine. There are a couple decent vets, but they're pretty expensive. The vets have boarding services. - Feb 2015
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