Q10. “I want a breed of dog like Husky, Pit Bull, German Shepherd, St Bernard or Great Dane. Can you import one for me?”

We aim not to import some larger breeds (with exception of occasional Labrador or Golden Retriever or hypoallergenic Lagotto Romagnolo) that we feel may not fare well in UAE due to our belief that most expats have neither enough time nor space required for the proper care of such breeds, not to mention cultural restrictions mixed in with lack of canine friendly public areas. Moreover, some breeds are just not suitable for UAE climate (Husky, St Bernard come to mind instantly), and many are prohibited by Dubai Municipality mainly for the reason of owner’s inability to train well and manage these breeds. Please be considerate and sensible when planning a new pet. Factor in the realistic possibility of relocation with your pet and calculate the costs of a larger breed vs smaller one.