Here are a variety of useful links related to pets and also ex-pat living. I’ll be adding to this all the time. Please contact me to add any that you know of.
ANIMAL CHARITIES and ORGANIZATIONS
Great list of organizations and associations which help animals in Italy from Animali e Animali http://www.animalieanimali.it/entieassociazioni.asp
Rome association with new branch in Aquila to help the earthquake cats: http://sosgattiterremotati.blogspot.com/
Unique Cat Sanctuary near Arezzo, Tuscany Rifugio per Gatti Cinni
My local animal rescue organisation run by some lovely people: www.loscudodipan.org
Local public kennels for abandoned dogs: Casentino Canile
Arezzo public kennels : Enpa Arezzo
ENPA (Ente Nazionale Protezione Animali – Italian equivalent of RSPCA)
LAV – (Lega Anti-Vivisezione Onlus) anti -vivisection site
Horse rescue site – www.alture.net
To view a list of vets with microchipping facilities from the British Embassy click here
USEFUL RESOURCES FOR ANIMAL LOVERS
Pea Horsley for animal communication, missing pets, animal reiki healing www.animalthoughts.com
Horse lovers forum, including appelli (appeals) for horses in trouble or needing saving: il cavallo
Dog Pet Care Site http://petcareeducation.com/dog/
I’m a ghostwriter and my writing site is www.spiderywriting.com
I also read the Tarot and my site is www.tarotcanhelp.com
I raise alpacas and my site is www.lavignaalpacas.com
Fabulous, professional property management service in Italy www.italiansolutions.net also has Italian property rentals
Fantastic resource for anyone moving to or living in Italy. If John Murphy doesn’t know, it’s not worth knowing! The Informer
Excellent new Italian – English translation company in the UK www.italtranslate.com
Wonderful Italian photographer from Tuscany www.andreabarghi.com
The Compassionate Hedonist. Great blog from Californian Sarah May who lives in Lazio.
Websites which advertise agriturismi, hotels and so on where you can take pets.
Villa in the magnificent hills amidst the vineyards of the Oltrepo Pavese region, Lombardy italy. Spacious apartment with full kitchen, living room, terrace with panoramic views and garden with swimming pool. Dog friendly.
Dog friendly villas in Marche. Beautiful 4 bedroom Villa Acacia
perfect for a holiday in Le Marche region, fenced for your dog’s
security. Secluded Villa Gelso in the Sibillini National Park has
separate cottage in the grounds for larger groups. http://www.marchevillas.it
Pets (but less so pests) welcome at my house in Abruzzo. www.villacasale.net
Two nice places to stay but they don’t take pets –
Lovely little apartment to rent in Cortona, Tuscany: www.casa-azelia.com
Luxury holiday accommodation in Maglie, Le Marche: www.caserma-carina.co.uk
Beautiful holistic website dedicated to healing the Mind, Body and Spirit of your animal friends www.spiritualpet.com
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