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 veterinarians here. They seem inexpensive and will make house calls. To bring a pet into Mozambique you need a health certificate and a rabies certificate. One worthwhile thing to know is that Mozambicans do not commonly own pets, so they are somewhat scared of them, especially dogs. - Feb 2020


I have had good experiences with vets. No quarantine in Moz, but ZA might quarantine transiting pets. Fly in on TAP or Ethiopian to avoid that issue. If you need a pet there are plenty available here. - Feb 2019


Yes, there are a few high-quality vets. - Feb 2017


Animals do not need to be quarantined in Maputo but do in Jo-burg, so you may need to route your pets differently. Veterinarian services seem okay. South Africa is nearby for anything major. - Jan 2017


I think it depends on which way you enter the country. I believe if your pet transits via South Africa, it will need to be quarantined there. Mozambicans have a rather shocking fear of dogs so kids will often provoke your dog because they don't know how to interact with it. - Apr 2014


Not unless they are going into SA for a stay. - Oct 2012


Not in Mozambique. But try to ship them through Lisbon, not Johannesburg, to avoid quarantine in the connecting flight. - May 2010


If you are coming through South Africa this can be a problem. - May 2009


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