Expat Living with Pets It’s a dog’s life in Provence
Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer:
It’s now nearly 4 months since Millie, our Golden Retriever, arrived for her first visit to France and I think it’s fair to say she has settled in very quickly and already considers Provence as home.
I admit that it didn’t start too well, with the first few days being taken up with the ‘War of the Dog Bed’, but she has now managed to secure her position as ‘User-in-Chief’ of the dog bed in front of the fire, just occasionally allowing Pussycat to settle on it to enjoy the warmth…..
…Continue reading here to discover whether the Whitmarsh’s pets have settled into expat living, and have resolved their differences, in France. Hiking in Provence is a terrific activity with dogs, they are allowed to roam free (off leash) on most trails. Fall and winter months are great for walking, even if it is a bit cold all you need is a jacket and sturdy shoes. Summer months and the associated heat can be a bit trickier for animals, make sure they have shade, water and maybe even a way to cool down in some water.
More Expat Pet Stories:
It’s a Dog’s Life in Provence this Christmas the first part of this Vaucluse Dreamer story
Dog Style: Yoko Heads to a French Groomer by Jemma at French Lessons Blog
Via:: Vaucluse Dreamer