Ulaanbaatar - Post Report Question and Answers

Quality pet care available (vets & kennels)?

There are a few local veterinarians. Pets are becoming more common in Ulaanbaatar. Dogs are utility animals in the countryside. - May 2012

Yes, limited services. - Feb 2012

Since this country is so poor, Mongolians will chastise you for wanting to domesticate a cat or dog. The homeless animal population is out of control. Feral cats and dogs run rampant, especially during the summer. Only the heartiest of animals survive the harsh Mongolian winters. There are a few vets in Ulaanbaatar and they even make house calls. The vet clinics are sub par but the care animals receive is excellent. The cost of veterinary care is very low. I paid $60 USD to have my cat de-clawed - and that included the anesthesia and follow-up care. There are no kennels in Mongolia. Bring cat food, dog litter and cat litter with you. All three items are available here, but for an inflated cost. Just as you drink potable water, allow your pet to drink potable water, too. - Feb 2011

There are a few vets. - Jan 2009

There are vet services available here. - Oct 2008

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