Fireworks fear with your dog or cat


New Year’s Eve has just passed, so why now this article? Because right now is a good time to start training and preparing your dog or cat scared of fireworks, loud noises or flashy lights. In this article: Fireworks fear in dogs and cats Training against fireworks fear Medication against fireworks fear Tips for New … Continue reading Fireworks fear with your dog or cat

Everything you need to know about adopting a dog


Are you thinking about getting a furry friend? In this article you will read 5 tips about adopting a dog. 1. Questions about adopting a dog 2. Choose a dog that fits you and your lifestyle 3. Places where you can adopt a dog 4. Adopting a dog from the shelter 5. Let rehoming be … Continue reading Everything you need to know about adopting a dog

Success stories: Madi & Karen


During my internship at CW Azores, I volunteered at the local dog shelter with Dania Tesei on Sundays. Here I came across three little puppies, dying for attention! I immediately connected strongly with one of them. While the other two got adopted, I couldn´t leave her behind. So I adopted the last puppy and named her Madi after … Continue reading Success stories: Madi & Karen

The not for profit association PICO DOGS is born!


PICO DOGS is now an officially registered not for profit association based on the island of Pico, Azores (Portugal). Many thanks to all the founding members Dania, Jess, Karen, Sarah, Ursula, Enrico, Patrizia, Stefano and Arne and to all the people that helped in the last few months, with special thanks to Rita. Please read … Continue reading The not for profit association PICO DOGS is born!