Do snakes make you shudder? Well, you’re not alone…….but how much do you REALLY know about the creatures we love to hate?
Here in the P-O, we live amongst the vines but some grapes and raisins are believed to have a high toxicity for dogs, and can cause kidney failur
The mosquito, (‘little fly’ in Spanish) has been around for more than 30 million years.
Beaches in the P-O that allow dogs in summer.
Phlebotomus actually comes from the Greek phleps, phlebos meaning ‘vein’ referring to the blood sucking habit of sand flies. These ‘sandflies’ small, hairy species of mosquito, can carry and transmit leishmaniasis, (pronounced leash man eye a sis), a disease first recorded in the Pyrénées-Orientales in 1920.
Phlebotomus actually comes from the Greek phleps, phlebos meaning ‘vein’ referring to the blood sucking habit of sand flies
Post-Brexit, the rules on pet travel between the continent and Great Britain have changed. And there are different rules depending on which direction you are travelling. Make sure you know the latest requirements.
During the months of May and June in particular, foxtail barley and similar species of grass growing in the PO can be very harmful to your dog
The mosquito (meaning “little fly” in Spanish) has been around for more than 30 million years, giving it plenty of time to hone its “biting” skills to a fine point (if you’ll pardon the pun!!)
Beware the Oleander shrub, popular in the P-O for its evergreen qualities and delicate flowers and planted in quantity to jazz up roadsides, and gardens.