The Good Life France

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Taking your dog to France from Canada

“Just borrow a dog for a few hours,” a Toronto friend once told me. I was trying to figure out ways to become more local …

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Preparing your pet for travel post-Brexit

Social media remains awash with post Brexit scaremongering! ‘They’re going to abolish the pet passport system’ is just one headline I’ve read recently, although it …

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The pros and cons of taking your dog to France from the US

The first time I took my long-haired mini-dachshund, Ellie, to France, we spent two months traveling from Paris to Brittany and Normandy. Our last stop …

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How house sitters can help home owners in France

We speak to expert house sitter and owner of HouseSit Match Lamia Walker to get the low down on why home owners in France should …

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British artist in France creates pet souvenirs

  Artist Susan Faye, a British expat in France, has always been passionate about animals, especially dogs.  As a child she says she would bring …

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Top tips for taking your dog on a ski holiday in France

These days, taking your dog on holiday with you is fairly simple. Plenty of B&B, gites and even hotels are dog friendly. But what if …

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Paws Before Bedtime The story of Twilight: the retirement home for dogs

As an animal lover, I have supported, sponsored and admired all my life the people who run animal sanctuaries, not only because of the wonderful …

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Pet Friendly Car Hire in France

If you’re planning a holiday or long trip and you have a beloved pet – you may well want to take them along for the …

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Volunteering in France with Animals and LAARF

Helping out at your local animal refuge in France is a great way to help the animals, get involved in the local community and make …

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New Rules for Pet Passport Entry into UK

Does your new pet passport fall foul of the rules? Last week I travelled back from France to the UK with my two dogs. We’re …

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