Dili - 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?

Don't bring pets. The landlords won't accept them and no good vet services. - Aug 2021

Our best vet recently closed her practice and moved back to Australia. I think there is one more in Dili, but this is one of those areas where you probably won't find what you are looking for. East Timor requires a quarantine period in Australia before any animal imports (ONLY Australia) and it can be prohibitively expensive to ship your dog or cat here. We chose to leave our Yorkie home in the US with my mom rather than go through this process. - Sep 2017

There are a few good vets I believe but do not have any experience. Bringing a pet in does require quarantine in Australia and will be quite costly. - May 2017

Don't know about qualified, but there are at least two veterinarian clinics in town. Getting pets into and out of the country is difficult, given Australia's stringent quarantine controls and the lack of direct flights into the country. - Sep 2016

Yes. - Nov 2013

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