Managua - 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?

Importing pets is relatively easy. We brought our cat to post with us and there was no quarantine required. - Jun 2020


There are many vets but only one excellent vet clinic that I know of in the Las Colinas neighborhood. Very competent, but they don't keep good records so you need to keep copies of everything and bring them when you go. You need to be assertive and be sure they examine your pet completely. If you go in and say your pet has an eye infection, they will treat that infection very well, but they won't bother to examine anything else. You have to say, "Please have a look at his teeth, his ears," etc. No need for quarantine. Many dogs get Ehrlichia from ticks (a parasite in the blood), so be sure to give them prophylaxis. - Apr 2018


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