Vets and Animal Welfare Organisations

Looking after your pet in Italy...


  • The Italian Ministry of Health (Ministero delle Salute) provides information on the regulation of vets and the procedure for obtaining prescription drugs for the pet
  • The British Embassy provides a list of English-speaking vets in Italy

Animal Welfare Association

The ENPA (Ente Nazionale Protezione Animale) is the national organisation for animal protection. It is a non-profit, non-government organisation run entirely on charitable donations. They offer advice to pet owners and manage rescue centres across Italy.