Pets in France

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Pet passport procedure

A pet passport means that your much-loved animal can easily travel with you to France, but getting your pet ready…

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Pet passport procedure

A pet passport means that your much-loved animal can easily travel with you to France, but getting your pet ready for travel can take weeks or months. Vet Diana James takes you through the process, step-by-step.

Travelling with a dog

Travelling with your pet

There is certainly no better way to explore than by driving. As well as the flexibility to choose your own route and start and stop when you feel like it, you are able to take whatever you want, including your

Hulotte in France Photo ©Aigledayres

Living in harmony with wildlife in France

One of the many reasons given for moving to France is the beautiful countryside and abundant wildlife. Long-term Limousin resident Kathleen shares some tips on living peacefully alongside wildlife in France.

So what do you do when you find an owl in the bathroom?……….

Rik and Sheelagh

‘I set up an animal charity in France’

Phoenix Association is a Dordogne-based charity that exists to deal with the sad plight of the ever-increasing number of abused and abandoned animals in France. Phoenix was established by Richard and Sheelagh Johnson.

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Chiens Chats du Monde – cats and dogs to adopt

In Quissac (Languedoc-Roussillon) the Chiens Chats du Monde association works to save and rehome mistreated dogs and cats. There are so many breeds to choose from, ranging from Labradors and Shih Tzus to Jack Russells and Westies – and that’s just the dogs.