top cx logo
cx logo
Explorearrow down
search icon
arrow down

Cheap options for pet holidays in France

Each summer up to 100,000 cats and dogs are dumped as people fail to find kennels or catteries or find them too dear but there are cheap options.

Consumer magazine Que Choisir suggests several ways, such as getting neighbours or friends to ‘pet-sit’ for each other, or to invite a family member to stay or pop in every day to check (make sure pet food is provided).

People on, and will take in a pet and then get the favour returned. Some on will do so just for fun and  has similar and others who will walk dogs.,,, and offer people who will pop in to stop the animal being lonely – a solution for weekends away but can cost €15 a day.

Kennels cost up to €25/day while pet-sitters cost €150/week at Ani-Maison, Ani-Seniors-Services, Homesitting, Ilidor and Home Company.

Resident or second-home owner in France?
Benefit from our daily digest of headlines and how-to's to help you make the most of life in France
By joining the newsletter, you agree to our Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy
See more popular articles
The Connexion Help Guides
featured helpguide
Income Tax in France 2022 (for 2021 income)*
Featured Help Guide
- Primarily aimed at Britons, covers pensions, rent, ISAs, shares, savings and interest - Overview of online declarations + step-by-step guide to the French printed forms - Includes updates given automatically after this year's site opened
Get news, views and information from France
You have 2 free subscriber articles left
Subscribe now to read unlimited articles and exclusive content
Already a subscriber? Log in now