Regional tips

October 2017

What to consider when buying a puppy in Oman

What to consider when buying a puppy in Oman

If you’re a dog lover who’s moving to Oman, you might wish to bring your dog along, or buy one from abroad. Here’s our advice for bringing your dog to Oman, safe and sound.
Important Import Regulations
Oman is a kingdom in the Middle East, bordered by Saudi Arabia, Yemen, and the United Arab Emirates. The country spans from the hot deserts of the east to the blue waters of the […]

What to consider when buying a puppy in Egypt

What to consider when buying a puppy in Egypt?

Or perhaps you want to live there? Do you also love dogs? If so, you may be thinking about getting a canine companion to keep you company in your new country.
Important Import Regulations
Egypt spans from the eastern Mediterranean to the arid Middle East and sparkling Red Sea in the west. If you plan to bring a dog or puppy to Egypt, do check the local regulations with your embassy […]

September 2017

What to consider when buying a puppy in Abu Dhabi

What to consider when buying a puppy in Abu Dhabi

Are you hoping to buy a dog? That’s great news, but if you’re planning to bring your pup to the Middle East, you might want to read our tips on what to consider when buying a dog in Abu Dhabi.
Important Import Regulations
Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and one the largest, most populated cities in the region. The rules on importing animals are very […]

August 2017

October 2016

Hurricane Matthew and Evacuating with Your Dog

Hurricane Matthew and Evacuating with Your Dog

Hurricane Matthew has been raging up the eastern coast of South America and North America, cause devastating damage up and down the coastline. Luckily, many areas were forewarned and were able to safely evacuate their citizens. But what of the animals? During disasters, animals are sometimes left behind or lost in the rush to safety. Fortunately, there are some ways you can prepare yourself and your dog for an […]

August 2016

Keeping Your Dog Safe at the Beach in Dubai

In Dubai there are certain places where you aren’t allowed to walk your dog, including public beaches. Luckily there is a list of beaches and other places where dogs are allowed, such as a beach near the Jebel Ali Resort & Spa, and a beach opposite Dubai College on Al Safouh Road. You can also take your dog to “open water” beaches, though try to keep away from the […]

July 2016

Banned Breeds of the Middle East

In the Middle East, dogs are traditionally thought of as unclean animals. Working dogs, such as those used for herding or guarding, are accepted, but aside from the prized Saluki, dogs are traditionally kept out of the house. Touching a dog is said to make one impure, and many people are nervous or even afraid of dogs.