Category Archives: Piemonte

I cani da soccorso

I cani sono una risorsa inestimabile negli sforzi di soccorso – che si tratti di una valanga a Rigopiano, un terremoto ad Amatrice, un uragano a Houston, o le frane a Montecito.  Sia l’Italia che gli Stati Uniti hanno ricevuto … Continue reading

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Search Dogs

Dogs are an invaluable asset in rescue efforts—whether it’s an avalanche in Rigopiano, an earthquake in Amatrice, the hurricane in Houston, or the mudslides of Montecito.  Both Italy and the United States have had their share of disasters recently, and … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Italian Surnames

Today there are more than 300,000 traditional surnames in Italy not counting new ones introduced through immigration.  A precise calculation is impossible because over time some become extinct and others are formed—often from transcription errors in the registry offices.  The … Continue reading

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I Pet Detective

Se avete mai perso il vostro migliore amico a quattro zampe, sapete come sia straziante.  Chiamate senza sosta il vostro amico, tappezzate il quartiere con i volantini, controllate i rifugi locali, e lasciate il loro premio preferito sulla soglia.  Nell’era … Continue reading

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The Pet Detectives

If you have ever lost your best (four-legged) friend, you know how heart-breaking it is.  You call incessantly for your friend, you paper the neighborhood with fliers, you check out local shelters, and you leave favorite treats on the doorstep.  … Continue reading

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