Where is the closest dog park? Can I feed birds? How can I file an animal welfare report? You can find information on animal welfare, care and safety on these pages.
Ihmisiä ja poni ulkona.
Photo: Jussi Hellsten

Pets and domestic animals

We cover topics such as how to care for your pet and what services are available for pets in Helsinki. There is also information on keeping summer chickens and beekeeping for those interested.

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Where and when can I feed birds? What should I do if I encounter an aggressive bird? This page provides information on birds in the urban environment.

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Rat sightings

Rats are pests but are still part of the urban natural environment. We cover things such as how to prevent rat problems and where to report rat sightings.

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Animal welfare and health

Information on veterinary services, animal welfare enforcement and stray animals.

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