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The scent of spring is in the air

Experience spring with your dog

Even though there is still snow in many places and the ski season is underway, you can't miss them: the harbingers of spring. The temperatures are mild, the first snowdrops are sprouting and the birds are chirping away happily - nature is waking up from hibernation.

Spring with your dog

Fireworks-free New Year's Eve

A relaxed start to the new year with a dog in Switzerland

The time around the turn of the year. A nightmare for many dog owners, although it should actually be a time full of contemplation and peace. The fireworks often start shortly before Christmas, as for many people it can't bang loudly and often enough. However, our dogs, who can hear much better than we can, see things quite differently.

A relaxed start to the new year with a dog in Switzerland

Wintertime with a dog: Experience Switzerland

Experience the picturesque winter landscapes of Switzerland with your dog.

Winter in Switzerland with your faithful four-legged friend can be an unforgettable experience. But to ensure your adventure runs smoothly, thorough preparation is essential. Whether it's snowshoe trails, hikes, cross-country ski trails or sleigh rides: here you'll find a complete overview for your perfect adventure.

Experience the picturesque winter landscapes of Switzerland with your dog.

November blues

Happy moments for cold and wet days with your dog

The days are getting shorter, it's getting colder and rainier. Autumn is here. For me, it's one of the most beautiful seasons and it's over far too quickly. What could be more relaxing than enjoying a long autumn walk through the colorful foliage with your dog? The temperatures are finally pleasant again for our dogs and if we are properly dressed, the rain doesn't bother us so much. But what happens when it's pouring with rain, stormy and not at all pleasant to be out and about? Anja has put together a few tips for you.

Happy moments for cold and wet days with your dog

"He just wants to say hello"

About dog and human encounters

Before you know it, a "He's not doing anything" comes running out of nowhere and docks with his nose on the back end of your dog. From the owner far and wide no trace and when he finally appears, you get to hear again sentences like: "He just wants to say hello". Time to set a good example.

Gelassenheit und Ruhe im Hunde Alltag

Try coziness

About serenity and calmness in (dog) everyday life

Monday agility, Tuesday with mistress to the office, Wednesday free running group, Thursday trip to the mall. Soon the week is over again and at the weekend the special excursions are coming up.

Gelassenheit und Ruhe im Hunde Alltag

Sale stradale e graniglia

Invisible danger for dogs in winter

The temperatures are slowly dropping, it's white outside and sometimes the world seems to stand still. Inside, candles are burning - it's winter in Switzerland. When it storms and snows, usually only one group of people trudges bravely through the snow - we dog lovers. We know, the dog has to relieve his full bladder even when it is storming and snowing outside. And already the dog is confronted with a - even sometimes transparent - danger.

Sale stradale e graniglia: Pericolo per i cani

AUTUMN: a festive season for two- and four-legged friends

Autumn offers many natural treats - even for your dog

Especially in autumn, long walks offer many opportunities to gather precious gifts from nature. We have collected some suggestions for you.

Godetevi l'autunno con il vostro cane

Hiking in the mountains with your dog: what to watch out for

Report on the topic of mountain safety

Hiking in the mountains is becoming increasingly popular, even with dogs. But what should you pay special attention to and how can you best prepare for this adventure? Fabian Schwander, an experienced mountain hiker with a dog, talks about his experiences and gives valuable advice.

escursioni in montagna con il cane

Safe encounter with guard dogs

The most important rules of conduct

Herd Protection Switzerland does not recommend taking the companion dog with you. Dogs as close relatives of the wolf excite a stronger defensive behaviour in guard dogs. If there is no possibility to bypass the herd and the dog is with you, you should keep it on a leash. Every walk should therefore be well prepared.

Safely meet guard dogs

COVID-19: Switzerland with dog

How best to deal with the situation.

In the flood of current media news, dog owners often confuse the fact that staying at home is NOT FORBIDDEN to go out with the dog. But there are some things to consider and in addition we have some inputs for you with employment for at home which are summarized here.

COVID-19 with dog Switzerland

Winter hiking with dog

Enjoy the winter idyll with your dog.

If the snow crunches evenly under the steps and otherwise neither the valley nor the winter forest makes the slightest sound, you will experience pure winter idyll when you go snow (shoe) hiking with your dog. We have put together the most important information for you here.

Hiking with dog in winter

With dog on ferry

Beach holiday in Scotland or Holland? Cruise feeling with dog is possible!

Where do you want to go? Rather to the north, where you can go for long walks and dog excursions in beautiful nature and pleasant temperatures, or to the south, where there are also dog-friendly beaches, and especially in the off-season most of the time you will be turned a blind eye to the beaches.

Dog on ferry

Here you can also order dogs

Have a nice dinner with your four-legged friend

What would you like for Fido: Pig's ears or chicken cut into pieces? Two restaurants in the canton of Zurich offer an extra menu for dogs.


The blood-sucking ticks are active again

what you need to know

The ticks are lying in wait again. With the warmer temperatures, their bloodsucking activities also increase. This can have unpleasant to dangerous consequences in certain cases. Watch out and protect - you and your dog!

Attention Dog

Organizes travel

what you need to know

Travel with pets must be well prepared. Countries all over the world have different requirements. Moreover, these requirements can change constantly. The Federal Veterinary Office (FVO) provides information.

Holliday with do

New trend

Yoga with your dog

Do not be surprised if you suddenly discover dogs in the yoga studio doing exercises with their holders. Because man's best friend no longer has to wait outside the gym. The trend that is spilling over from the USA and China to Europe is called Doga - composed of Dog (dog) and Yoga.

Yoga with dog

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