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!

The Ocean Call

The most amazing experience I have ever had with my Newfie Coda. One that changes your life forever. Mariangela and Rosa, 2 instructors from the famous Italian School for Water Rescue Dogs called SICS , came to Pico Island last June and started to train me, Coda and my husband Enrico. In the picture Coda is swimming … Continue reading The Ocean Call


“People say I am beautiful. I say I am lucky because I have a loving family. I want to help my friends at the dog shelter here in Pico, hoping they will find a family too. Join my campaign to increase the adoptions! Thanks.”  Coda Coda the Newfie is so popular among the visitors of … Continue reading TAKE A PHOTO, GIVE A HOPE