At ten years of age, Ted is beginning to show some signs of ageing. His muzzle has greyed, and he doesn’t have quite as much energy has he used to have.
Pets & Other Animals
For the good of all in Irish society, the Irish government needs to give the ISPCA inspectorate more funding: here’s why
For animal lovers like myself, it's obvious that animal cruelty must be stopped for the simple reason that it's wrong: all sentient creatures deserve to be protected from pain and suffering.
For her entire life, Tinchy has had a huge interest in playing with and chewing stones. As a pup, she started with gravel, picking it up in her mouth and running around with it.
Podcast: animal issues around Covid-19 – adapting to owners heading out to work and dealing with dog theft. | East Coast Radio
As the world adapts to changes to heading back to work after staying at home due to Covid-19, it's a time of change for our pets.
Typhoon is one of those cross-bred dogs who has enjoyed excellent health for his entire life: Collies have been bred for function rather than appearance, so in general, they tend to be healthier anima ..
Podcast & blog post from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show: a new app to deal with wildlife crime in Ireland | Pat Kenny Show
You can read below, or just listen to this week's podcast from Newstalk's Pat Kenny Show.
This week on Ireland AM, Kiko and Finzi helped Pete to tackle an interesting question: is it possible for dogs and cats to avoid eating meat? Is it safe for pets to be vegetarian or even vegan?The ans ..
Mark took on Mac and Tosh (Mac 'n' Tosh), as puppies from the same litter. Unfortunately, as they matured, both dogs developed the same problem; an allergic skin condition known as "atopy".
Noodles is a rescue dog. She was found abandoned beside the M50 when she was just one year of age.
Anna has owned Rupert since he was a kitten, and he’s become a much loved pet. He’s the only animal in the home, and he has a set routine that’s very predictable.
Willie has always been prone to carrying extra weight. Every year, when he’s come to see me for his annual health check, he has been weighed, every year he has gained a couple of kilograms.
Fledgling birds are tougher than they look At this time of year, many compassionate people are desperate to help ‘abandoned’ fledglings – but the RSPB is urging bird lovers to resist the urge to ..
Guinea pigs are ideal as children’s first pets: they are small, friendly, benign creatures who enjoy socialising with each other and with humans.
Ferrets have been domesticated by humans for thousands of years, but for most of this time they have been kept as utility animals, rather than as pets.
Igloo is an active, energetic dog, going for long walks and loving rough play with Una’s other dog, another large Husky.
Madeline has taken two dogs into her home in the past two years.
Fluffy is Deborah's first dog, but the truth is that he really belongs to Senan, her 8 year old son.
Luna is Deirdre’s second dog: she also has a placid, easy-going twelve year old Collie called Bella.