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In this section you will find useful information about peculiarities while travelling with your pet.

You are allowed to take your pet on a public transport, including ATAF buses. Dogs owners have to follow general rules, for example, others’ health and safety, and collect dogs excrements, otherwise they will get fined.

Remember that dogs must be on a leash and wear a muzzle. If you will be using taxi services, you have to inform the company that you are travelling with a pet. In some cases they might refuse to pick you up.

What is more, it is strongly recommended to check your hotel regulations. You can find a list of places which are pets friendly at firenzeturismo.it website section called “where to stay” (apply pets welcome filter).

It is worth mentioning that Florence city has designated dogs parks, which are fenced and majority of them have running water spots. The easiest way to find those green areas is to go on a website called Verde on Web and apply Area Cani (dogs’ area) filter.

Unfortunately, at the moment, pets are not allowed in any museums or churches. If you need a professional pet-sitter, there are plenty of companies and individuals offering their services, please, try to find the most suitable person on-line. You can start browsing on

http://www.toscanapetfriendly.it/

http://www.trustedhousesitters.com

or http://www.florencepetsitting.com/

In case of emergency there are veterinaries witch are open 24 hours. You can find a list on firenzeturismo.it website, simply click on “services and useful information” section and apply Veterinary 24 filter.

If you have lost your pet, you can contact animals shelter house dialling 055/328 3333.

We wish you pleasant and safe stay in Florence with your pet!

Published: 1/7/2014

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