Pets And Animals

Volunteering in France | At the SPA Animal rescue

Written by on August 13, 2014 in Expats in France, Pets And Animals
Volunteering in France | At the SPA Animal rescue

Lots of expats retire to France or go for a better quality of life and have more time on their hands. For many it is a great opportunity to do some voluntary work. Helping out a branch of SPA for just a couple of hours a week, the Société de Protection des Animaux is an […]

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Expats Guide to cheaper train travel in France

Written by on August 4, 2014 in Holiday Travel, Pets And Animals
Expats Guide to cheaper train travel in France

How to keep the cost down when travelling on a train in France. Expats in France can use a regional pass to save money or sign up to receive details of first come first served cheap tickets for long journeys. But don’t take the dog says Donna Kerridge… “Et le chien?”  asks the conducteur, indicating […]

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Tips to help you find your lost dog in France

Written by on May 19, 2014 in Holidays with Pets, Pets And Animals
Tips to help you find your lost dog in France

Every year hundreds of visitors to France have their holidays ruined when they lose the dogs they have taken with them to join in the family fun. It causes much angst and distress when a beloved pet goes missing so here are our top tips for actions you can take to try to recover your […]

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Phoenix Association and SPA de Bergerac join forces to improve animal adoption numbers

Written by on December 26, 2012 in Pets And Animals with 0 Comments
Phoenix Association and SPA de Bergerac join forces to improve animal adoption numbers

Phoenix Association in the Dordogne is an organisation set up by two expat Brits in 2001, Richard and Shelagh Johnson, to rescue and rehouse abused and abandoned animals.  Right from the start they’ve worked closely with the Bergerac SPA (Sauvegarde et Protection des Animaux) which began in 1966. This link has strengthened even further since […]

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A French Life: Brits set up Cat Rescue in France

Written by on October 3, 2012 in Pets And Animals with 0 Comments
A French Life: Brits set up Cat Rescue in France

TGLF talks to Lynn Stone – a lady on a mission. Lynn and her husband Ron, British expats, have set up a cat refuge in Miramont de Quercy, in the lovely department of Tarn-et-Garonne in Midi Pyrénės where they have a home. Lynn, the President of Chats du Quercy is a qualified cat behaviourist which […]

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Phoenix Animal Rescue centre in France

Written by on August 11, 2012 in Pets And Animals with 3 Comments
Phoenix Animal Rescue centre in France

The Good Life France was very pleased to be contacted by the Phoenix Association, an animal charity registered in the Dordogne, France. They wanted to tell our readers about a fun Summer Fayre and Dog Show they have coming up on Sunday 19 August in the Charente area on 19th August 2012. While we were […]

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Taking your pet on holiday to France

Written by on May 21, 2012 in Pets And Animals
Taking your pet on holiday to France

Pets going to France on a temporary basis from the UK If you’re taking your pet on holiday and will be returning to the UK (temporary basis classification) you’ll need to take the following actions to confirm with UK regulations. it is important that the requirements are carried out in the order specified as if […]

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Taking your pet to France from the UK

Written by on May 21, 2012 in Pets And Animals
Taking your pet to France from the UK

Taking your pet to France from the UK is not that difficult if you know the requirements. There is a lot of conflicting information on the internet about what type of animal you can and can’t take to France from the UK what medical treatment you need to prove and what medication for your pet […]

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Pets and animals in France

Written by on November 29, 2011 in Pets And Animals
Pets and animals in France

Procuring animals when you move to France seems to be something of a habit amongst expats – and it isn’t always the standard dog and cat pets that  we are referring to.  We know a couple who found a peacock wandering down their isolated road and its now practically a member of the family! Poultry […]

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