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What is the status of veterinary care in Thailand? I know that standards of animal care are a little different there than in the US/Aus/western Europe, but are there many good vets? Will they make house calls? (I'm probably not going to have a car for a while). What can I expect to pay for a visit?

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Hi I have just been told about two vets in Chumphon, have been going past them most days but never noticed them. The Vet on the road out of Chumphon heading towards Pathio is very good, any quest

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Vet's are generaly poor to very poor here. Mabye in BKK it would be a bit better but dont hold you breath. Most will come to you (in my experiance as taking a cow to the vet is a bit difficult :o ) as to the cost for "pet" care have'nt a clue but general vet bills are'nt very high. What sort of thing are you looking for?

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What is the status of veterinary care in Thailand?  I know that standards of animal care are a little different there than in the US/Aus/western Europe, but are there many good vets?  Will they make house calls? (I'm probably not going to have a car for a while).  What can I expect to pay for a visit?

Good care can be gotten in Bangkok but definitely not in the countryside. (I can't say re Phuket or Chiang Mai). If you're in the countryside, expect to have to go to Bamgkok for anything more than routine immunization. Costs less than in the West.

there was another thread on this topic a while back that listed a number of vets, try searching the forum

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I believe that Chula has either a free or very low cost vet clinic - the attending docs/nurses are being trained there, and I've read that the vet care is excellent. The biggest problem is a very long wait...

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I used to go to a vets near Charansantitwong 41 afew years ago. They were pretty good but didnt speak English. Didn't matter though as my ex was Thai and could tell them what was wrong with the dog. They knew what they were doing.

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Vet's are generaly poor to very poor here.

Not quite sure where "here" is but here in Chiang Mai I cannot recommend the vetinary service run by Chiang Mai University highly enough.

It is called the small animal hospital I understand because of the success of this venture they are opening a large animal hospital, good luck to them.

They are truly superb and they speak English, they have an emergency service open 24 hours a day the prices are marked up so no dual pricing (that deserves praise in its self) and those prices are very reasonable.

Try this for size, we have a Shiz Tui bitch that gave birth to two pups when they were about a week old my missus thought that they were not well, so off the vets.

The vet took a look and said not to worry they were OK and no charge, not sure about home visits but unless you are out in the sticks you can get transport very easily here.

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Thailand tends to follow the American system

Doctors don't make house calls. I very much doubt that vets do either.

You can try asking.

Costs are very low.

The innoculations for my cat cost 180 baht.

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Vet's are generaly poor to very poor here.

Not quite sure where "here" is but here in Chiang Mai I cannot recommend the vetinary service run by Chiang Mai University highly enough.

It is called the small animal hospital I understand because of the success of this venture they are opening a large animal hospital, good luck to them.

They are truly superb and they speak English, they have an emergency service open 24 hours a day the prices are marked up so no dual pricing (that deserves praise in its self) and those prices are very reasonable.

Try this for size, we have a Shiz Tui bitch that gave birth to two pups when they were about a week old my missus thought that they were not well, so off the vets.

The vet took a look and said not to worry they were OK and no charge, not sure about home visits but unless you are out in the sticks you can get transport very easily here.

Thanks for the info; I'll have to write that down and put it somewhere. The reason I asked about house calls is that I might not have a car right away, but it's good to know that I probably won't have to buy my US veterinarian a plane ticket every year to come do checkups. (Hey, I spend more than that in vet bills annually anyway, so it's not that crazy.)

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Folks ... there is a whole Pets and Vets subforum

I love my Vet here .... he isn't very fluent in English but we get by just fine!

There are a couple of animal hospitals that are excellent (PS ... yes Vets will make house calls ... mine made sure to give me his mobile number after our second visit!)

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Are there any good vets in the Phuket area and slightly north on the Andaman coast, Universities etc? :o

We use the Ao Chalong Animal Hospital. It is located about 500 metres south of Wat Chalong in a big, yellow building. It is run by a couple who are both vets. Dr. Anucha and his wife are very good. They also have another vet who works with them on the weekends. They do do house calls but as they are quite busy, these tend to be in the evenings.

Dr. Anucha speaks good English, his wife not so much. Nice folks, good vets.

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