Having a Pet in Dubai – Important Information for Expats

Moving to a foreign country can be quite stressful. Being away from your friends and perhaps your family can really make you homesick. That is why many expatriates choose to keep a pet while working and living in Dubai. It is worth finding out more about this option, before you decide to take a furry little friend home.

You should not have a problem finding a pet in Dubai. There are plenty of pet shops as well as voluntary organizations and shelters that give out animals without a home for free. You can also find ads on the internet, in local newspapers and on supermarket notice boards. Once you get a pet, you have to take it to a veterinarian to arrange all matters regarding vaccination, passport issuing and implanting a microchip. Continue Reading