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started by: stabilo man · last update: 1529050087 · posted: 1522048622

Any one know who to report a dog on a 3 foot chain fixed to a wire on the floor outside all the time, been to the marie and he does not want to get involved. The dog just has to lay on the floor when it rains.

started by: Phillip-Carr-872699 · last update: 1522250649 · posted: 1522238468

started by: crazylady-565602 · last update: 1521499113 · posted: 1516818523

Anyone know if the elephant sanctuary in the limousine is still ongoing.  Any rescued elephants in situ?

started by: VB-550815 · last update: 1521457477 · posted: 1521217405

Can anyone recommend a sympathetic vet who would consider spaying a stray cat for a reduced fee. Suspect this cat has Pyometra so needs prompt attention. Prepared to contribute but limited budget ( have already adopted 5 cats and 2 dogs). Disappointing response from my vet at Savigné. Unable to get response from Assocs to pres.Informed, concise responses only please rather than a debate.Will only get one chance to trap.Thank you.

started by: Durstontara · last update: 1521414520 · posted: 1514734833

Can any help or advise us on where we can find a good reliable house sitter for  4 weeks next year ,1 week in April and 3 weeks in May. we have 3 ponies and 2 dogs to be cared for while we are away as well as looking after the house .We live 10 mins away from Lezay 79120. Any advise would be grateful.

started by: duck10-571002 · last update: 1520683967 · posted: 1520683967

Does anyone know if there are any dog training classes in the South Vienne region. I have a small breed puppy and want to socialise her as well as train her.

started by: stuwil · last update: 1519031770 · posted: 1518959852

I am thinking about taking up bee keeping on a small scale, for my own personal consumption of the honey!!Is there anyone in the Vienne / Haute Vienne / Indre areas that presently keeps bees, that I could visit for friendly advice on how to start?

started by: theMorrisons · last update: 1518800442 · posted: 1518753621

Hello, I live in department 86, I need to say goodbye to my darling dog can anybody help me with a pet cemetary please ? 

started by: Sheila-Richardson-921415 · last update: 1517738691 · posted: 1517671970

I have heard that M. Lacroix, the vet, has retired.   Is this true?

started by: [email protected] · last update: 1517064994 · posted: 1517064994

Hello just looking for some info about dogs being used to visit people in hospital or retirement homes.(chien visiteur) I wanted to do it as i have a little dog who is very good natured  and obedient. I went along in the cold and fog this morning to an outdoor obedience class. We only lasted 10 minutes as my dog didn't fancy sitting when instructed (in French) in the mud, and was shivering like mad!! To come to the point does anyone know of any similar scheme that exists - without dog obedience classes-104 e for the year and a training course 75 euros. And obligation to retrain the dog every 2 years I did say that this was a volontary pastime ie  unpaid! Is there nothing spontaneous about?

started by: Bobby-892029 · last update: 1517000148 · posted: 1517000148

Hi, Does anyone know of dog trainer in or near the Rouillac area.I’m looking for a trainer that doesn’t use food as an Insensitive.many thanksB

started by: johnandfifi · last update: 1516719592 · posted: 1516627639

Hi,Can anyone please recommend a (preferably English speaking) vet in Ruffec so I can book my dog in for treatment /passport stamp prior to travelling back to UK.Thanks in advance

started by: Marie79 · last update: 1516029554 · posted: 1516029554

Hi My nearly 13 year old French (speaks English) daughter is mad about horses. She has "Galop 3" and would love to help out and spend more time with horses around Melle 79500 .We have already tried her local stables where she goes for weekly lessons but they already have enough little helpers at the moment !Thanks in advance

started by: alanjcoote · last update: 1514894351 · posted: 1514547859

Hi all, Does anyone know of a reputable breeder in France for either Working (Field) Cocker Spaniels OR Working (field) Springer Spaniels? Distance not too much of a problem. We were thinking of bringing over a pup from a breeder in the UK that we used for our last dog, but that does not seem very practical due to the rules. 

started by: alanjcoote · last update: 1514471957 · posted: 1514401238

Hi, we are investigating the process of bringing a pup from the UK to France.  She is currently only 3 weeks old, so still with her mother. Does anyone out there have any experience of the proper way of doing this. She will be Chipped and Vaccinated at the appropriate time in the UK. We usually travel through the tunnel with our other fully grown dogs who have had their passports for years. Although we always pay the relevant fare for them, we have never had to scan or show the pet passports when leaving the UK or indeed entering France.    So, I guess my question is, can I pick her up in 6 weeks or so when she is ready to leave her mum, drive over to France with her and get Passport and Rabies stuff done here?

started by: Rosetel · last update: 1513688222 · posted: 1513616763

Hi, we have a 19 week old Cockerpoo and know that he will need regular hair cutting as he gets older. Can anyone recommend a good and reliable dog groomer in and around the Civray area (we are prepared to travel a bit to get a recommended person). When we have asked local groomers about a “teddy bear cut for a cockerpoo” so far they have all looked at us as if we are mad (Even English groomers)! Thanks!

started by: jacqes · last update: 1512811528 · posted: 1512732867

HiA short while ago someone posted recommending a Pet Crematorium.I can't seem to find the post.i wondered if anybody remembered the post or could advise if there was a small pets Crematorium in the Deux Sevres or in the  neighbouring departments?Thank you

started by: Brian-Wakely-915843 · last update: 1511863483 · posted: 1511802211

Hi,I am totaly new to discussion groups and apologise in advance if this is a previously covered topic.We will be spending a month or two in Mid France early 2018 and hopefully moving there permanently later in the year.We have three Alaskan Malamutes who have been on the BARF diet for over ten years now and they thrive on it.The BARF diet is gaining quite a big following here in the UK in recent years and there are now several good suppliers of the raw meat and bones.But to bring up to two months supply with us is not very practical and if we move there permanently I would need to find a proper supplier or a good butcher or abattoir.We would need reasonable quantities and regular supplies of:Chicken Carcasses, Necks & WingsTurkey Necks & WingsLamb RibsMinced raw meats and offalHearts, Livers, Kidneys, Tripe.Any other, otherwise waste cuts and bits.Any suggestions, would be most appreciated.BRIAN.

started by: JLS-572544 · last update: 1510693032 · posted: 1415623329

We need to put our 2 dogs into kennels for a weekend in December and would be really grateful if anyone has any personal recommendations.  We're going to look at one near La Chapelle Bâton and it would be good to know if anyone has used them?  Thanks in advance.

started by: Penny76 · last update: 1510320735 · posted: 1510320735

Would some of you be interested in taking part in the monthly 'Dressage Anywhere' competitions?https://www.facebook.com/ecurieclover/

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