Orla and her family have four dogs, a collection of cats and some horses. The animals generally get on well together, but last week, there was a major crisis.
Pets & Other Animals
This week on Ireland AM we discussed the health benefits of living in closer proximity to animals. Watch the video link at the foot of the page, or read on to find out more.
Background: The two pups are amongst the first terrier pups in Ireland whose tails have been saved by a new Irish law When Seb decided to buy two Miniature Jack Russell pups earlier this month, he wan ..
Molly was nine years old when TJ arrived into Marie's household: he was just a baby rabbit, and Molly took to him at once.
Tiger attack, taking pets to Europe on holiday and more: Pete the Vet on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
To listen to this week's podcast, click on the play button at the foot of this page.
What Makes Veterinary Scales Ideal for Weighing Animals?For any veterinary practice, weighing animals is a critical aspect of daily operations.
In my latest online piece for the Telegraph, I tackle the issue of fake news and false science in the online world of pets, focussing on nutrition and healthcare.
Celine's husband suffers from allergies to animals so when Celine decided to get a family dog, she wanted one that shed as little fur as possible.
Should cats be kept indoors all the time? Pete the Vet’s podcast on Newtalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
To listen to the podcast, click on the link at the foot of this page What’s the problem with cats being allowed outside? In Ireland, while owners are legally responsible for the actions of their ..
Dog breeding is fraught with controversy: from puppy farmers to qualzucht (breeding animals that are likely to suffer due to poor conformation).
How to prevent heat stroke in dogs this summer | The Telegraph
Heat stroke is a common problem seen by pet owners and vets every summer. Prevention is the key: once a dog has overheated and is suffering from hyperthermia, it can be too late.
I remember meeting Daisy for the first time back in 2002: she was a lovely, gentle puppy whom Celine had just acquired from a prestigious line of Kildare Shih Tzus.
This guest post has been written by Ann Katelyn, who loves gardening, homesteading and writing.
How to work out how old your dog is in “dog years” | The Telegraph
There's an old myth that to work out a dog's age in "dog years", you just need to multiply the number of calendar years by seven.
Douglas is a nine year old Beagle. He first started to cough when he was just one year old, during the summer months.
This week, we discussed fox hunting on the Pat Kenny Show. To listen to the podcast click on the link at the foot of the page.
A couple of weeks ago, Sunny's left forefoot swelled up to twice its normal size, and he stopped putting weight on it. Katrin brought him down to see me at once.
In this week's podcast, Pete the Vet starts by discussing a recent incident in the Irish newspapers where a man was seen to pounce on a swan, grabbing it by the neck.