A dog trip to Europe: travel rules and approved routes

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With summer at the gates, I thought it would have been appropriate to start planning August holidays. To Italy. With my furry one. Having sold my car before moving to the UK, I have to find other ways to travel to the continent with my dog.

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A dog day out: dog activity trail at Lee Valley Park

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Spring time, (dog) walks time. Accomplice the unexpected sunny weather, my husband, our furry companion and I headed to Lee Valley Park in Hertfordshire, where we enjoyed a very a nice walk and dog agility course!

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Lost Dog: a handy contact list

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In the The Londog’s latest blogpost I talked about ten tips to prevent dog loss. What if you lost your dog? Reacting quickly increases your chances to reunite with your pooch. And having a handy guide and knowing where to start, instead of beginning to look for the relevant phone numbers from scratch, would save you precious time! For this reason I put together a list of handy contact details for you I will share with you in this blog post.

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10 Tips to Prevent Losing Your Dog

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One of the worst nightmares, for dog owners, is that their beloved dog goes missing.

The Dogs Trust’s Stray Dogs Survey 2015 estimated that, over 2014-2015, 102,363 stray dogs were handled by local authority dog wardens and environmental health officers (47,000 of which were deemed abandoned, though). According to the Survey, between 1 April 2014 and 31 March 2015, around 50% of collected dogs were reunited with their owners, 22% passed to welfare organisations or dog kennels for rehoming, while a reputed number of 5,142 dogs was put to sleep by local authorities (around 5%).

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