Sarajevo - 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?

Pet care (kennels) are available, including some that are particularly good for dogs (out in the country with lots of space to roam). Pet care can be problematic for more serious issues. - Mar 2024

There are several vets in town and some will even make house calls. No quarantine is required. Spay/neuter services are less than $100. - Apr 2021

There are several good veterinarians (especially Dr. Haris Custovic of City Vet), although they are limited by the resources and technology available here in Bosnia. Extremely complicated cases can go to Zagreb--about a 4 hours' drive. There is no quarantine and very little rabies. There are a fair amount of street dogs, which can make walking your dog a bit of a challenge (tip: win them over by feeding them a few times before you take your dog out and once they know you, they will let you pass). - Dec 2017

No. The veterinary care is great here. - May 2016

No quarantine necessary. Several English speaking vets who make house visits. A couple of kennels. Be aware, there are lots of stray dogs in Sarajevo. - Aug 2014

No. - Nov 2012

No. - May 2011

No - May 2010

No. - Jun 2009

No. - Mar 2009

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