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Pets and Animals Riviera Reporter

It’s training cats and dogs at the RééduCat & Dog centre

Launched in September 2014, RééduCat & Dog is the first centre in the PACA region specialising in physical therapy, physiotherapy, osteopathy and acupuncture for animals. Veterinian Hélène Fugier had the idea of opening the centre for pets – when their condition requires rehabilitation in addition to veterinary care – based on a clinic in Turin, Italy, that started 13 years ago. Dr Fugier decided to specialise in osteopathy, and together with…
Health, Sport and Fitness Pierre Obozinski

In a real pickleball in Fayence

Pickleball? It may sound like a funny name for a game, but it’s one of the fastest growing sports in the US and Canada with more than 200,000 players. The USA Pickleball Association saw its membership jump 84% in over two years. Pickleball started some 50 years ago when two dads living on Bainbridge Island, near Seattle, were trying to entertain a bunch of bored kids. Lacking the equipment to play one sport, they made up the game using…

Rules and regulations when selling a property that has a septic tank

There is an old English saying, “Where there’s muck, there’s brass.” Nothing is truer when talking about … septic tanks. Okay, I hear a collective groan of “here he goes again” (or is it just the thought of wastewater as you sip your morning coffee?), however, allow me to explain. There have been suggestions from the powers that be, that we may see a tightening of existing rules and regulations about septic tanks when properties are for sale:…

Why French Kids Don’t Have ADHD

Health, Sport and Fitness Marilyn Wedge Ph.D.
In the United States, at least 9% of school-aged children have been diagnosed with ADHD and are taking pharmaceutical…

Top 5 tax breaks to help reduce your French tax bill

Business Peter Johnson
Tax bills came early in 2015; Bercy must need the money. In previous years, French tax statements had started arriving in…

Antiquing: Interior designers from Alabama go on an antiques tour in Provence

Features Caren Trafford
The splendour of Provence was enhanced this summer by the unbridled enthusiasm and joyfulness of two interior designers…

Bob Walter the garage owner: Cupid’s helper in the early 1900s

Features Margo Lestz
In Paris in 1902, young Dr. Marcile was head-over-heels in love. The young lady who was the object of his affection…

A wine tasting in Seillans of red, white and bubbly

Table Talk Alex Ignatieff
After a wonderful summer of too many friends, too much food, too many pink swimming pools, taxi trips to rival Phileas…

Smoothie operator: Local juicers on going green ... or crimson ... or fuchsia

There’s been lots of press over recent months touting the nutritional value of fruit and veg smoothies, so it’s no…

The sea route, is it being overlooked?

Yachting and Boating Michael Healy
“Où vous allez comme ça?” was the challenge from a police launch as I motored from Menton to Beaulieu. Luckily the sight…

Bursting your property bubble

If you haven’t noticed, the euro has been taking a bit of a kicking from a number of currencies, not least the sterling…

The tramway in Nice, art that'll stop you in your tracks

Features Margo Lestz
A few years ago, I took a course that required me to get up early and catch a bus to another town. Sometimes I would…

Provence Diary: Shattering the illusion of Provençal paradise

Features Jamie Ivey
I recently overheard a row in our village square. I’ll set the scene: beautiful sunny day, around about that time in…


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