Tunis - 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 are lots of wild dogs that carry diseases. Our dog died within a couple months of arrival, we think because of a tick-borne illness. Get all the tick medication and also get a flea collar. - Jan 2024

No pets personally but vets seem fine. No quarantine but paperwork has to be in order. Rabies is present. Lots of street dogs which can be aggressive, there is also some theft of pedigree dogs. - Jun 2022

Yes, there are good veterinarians and a few kennel services available. - May 2022

Yes, there are good vets. No quarantine. - Nov 2020

Yes on the vets, no on the kennels. No quarantine for arriving pets. Many, many stray dogs. - May 2020

There are a number of vets in the La Marsa area and I have heard mixed reviews. No quarantine for pets as far as I know. Many people adopt street cats and dogs. - Nov 2017

No on quarantines, yes on pet care. - Nov 2015

No. - Feb 2012

No. - May 2010

No. - Jan 2010

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