Yesterday was World Blood Donor day, celebrating and remembering those who have given blood to save others.
Pets & Other Animals
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESDonal bought his first rabbit last summer: a female called June.
Dog attacks – why do they happen and what should be done about them? Podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Newstalk
Following the tragedy of the dog attack on the baby in her crib in Co Waterford this week, I’ve been thinking a lot about the terrible grief that the family involved must be feeling, and my hear ..
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESIf anyone is unlucky enough to get a mouse or rat infestation in their home, one of the obvious suggestions to control the pests is to “get a cat”.
The North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC) is one of the largest veterinary conferences in the world, and it's taking place - virtually- this weekend.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESBailey is a lively, bouncy animal, and even though Jim takes him for three good walks every day, he’s always bursting with energy.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESIlona was impressed by a demonstration of working sheepdogs on a farm in County Kerry while on holiday.
Does your dog or cat suffer from anxiety? Many people don't realise that their pet has this issue. Watch the video above to find out if this could be a problem in your household.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESKirby’s problem started two months ago. He’s normally an active, playful guinea pig; when he became dull and quiet, Jay knew that there must be something wrong.
You mightn't think of donkey skin being a medical product, and indeed, there is no proven medically effective ingredient.
Pete the Vet contributed to a discussion on Newstalk’s Hard Shouder about the undercover dog poo patrols that are being planned in Cork City as part of a new campaign to tackle dog fouling, wher ..
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESAt thirteen years of age, Sonny lives the quiet life of an older dog.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESOne Saturday morning, Boots started to behave strangely.
This week, Pete chats to Marina about how her dog rescue charity, MADRA, came about, what they do and how Covid-19 has affected the charity. Watch the video about by clicking on the link.
In this week's Petfix pet spot, Pete gives an update in the latest scientific advice on whether, and when, to spay and neuter female and male dogs.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESLily is a free-range rabbit: she is allowed to run around the family’s walled-in back garden.
Petfix vet Pete Wedderburn was joined by Lynsey on Petfix Instagram Live to discuss the different methods of veterinary physiotherapy and how Lynsey became involved in the profession.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESMarie first mentioned Archie’s eye problem when she brought him in for his annual health check in September.