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?

Yes on vets, I don't know on kennels. We didn't bring a pet, but took care of our friend's and I found a wonderful vet who didn't speak English, but spoke slowly, repeated herself, and made sure I understood everything. - Aug 2018


No quarantine upon arrival. We shipped our 20 lb dog into Paraguay as cargo via COPA airlines via Panama from the States and he was well taken care of. We found a great kennel service which offers a more home-like atmosphere with other smaller dogs while we go away. The vets are variable. We went through a few and still aren't 100% thrilled. You will need to know your stuff, and know Spanish well to ask the right questions. Leismaniasis is a big concern here. Paraguayan vets recommend rabies boosters annually versus every three years, and you need to keep up with anti-parasite and tick prevention. - Jun 2018


No quarantine. Pet care available, but don't know about quality. - Apr 2015


No qurantine, yes it is available, but I'm unaware of quality of kennels. Pet care = your maid staying at your house and taking care of your pet. Vets are SUBSTANTIALLY cheaper than the U.S. - Aug 2014


Nope. - Jul 2013


No. - Aug 2011


Yes, it's best to break your dog in slowly to this place. Once he realizes where he is, he may never forgive you. But there is no Paraguayan rule that requires quarantine. - Jun 2011


No. - Feb 2011


No. - Apr 2010


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