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Such A Doggy Nation! – In Finland, Pets Are Important Family Members

Such A Doggy Nation! – In Finland, Pets Are Important Family Members

In Finland, people take their dogs everywhere—even to demonstrations! Picture: Tony Öhberg for Finland Today

Pet ownership seems to be one of the things Finns excel at. It is very common to see people taking their dogs for walks—during every season! As an animal lover, I took a closer look at pet ownership in this Nordic country and found out some of the things that make it unique.

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Paulina Bouzas

Born and raised in Mexico City, Paulina decided to move to Finland to study a master's program in Linguistics. She likes learning random facts about languages and enjoys listening to incomprehensible Finnish words as she explores Finland. She currently lives in Joensuu.

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