Holidays can be an expensive luxury: as well as the cost of air flights to reach your destination, you need to pay for accommodation and often a rental car to get around.
Pets & Other Animals
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Maya rushes everywhere, as if she is eager to experience as much of life as possible.
Are conkers and acorns poisonous to dogs? | The Telegraph
There's an autumnal tinge in the air, with acorns and conkers scattered in fields, parks and gardens. They may be pretty, but are they safe?Read my latest online post in the Telegraph to find out more.
The Pug is a popular breed in Ireland: their small, big-eyed, snub-nosed, round-faced appearance ranks them high in the cuteness stakes.
Tackling the issue of poor health in pedigree or “designer” dogs: Pete the Vet on TV3’s Ireland AM | TV3
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Podcast: the benefits – and challenges – of having pets in the workplace | East Coast Radio
Pets should be part of our community: they bring benefits to humans, as well as having better lives themselves when they are included.
Paddy was given an instant "family" of pets by a classmate at school who was returning to Canada and could not take his animals with him.
As an older cat, Bluebell lives a calm, quiet life. She spends her day snoozing in the sunshine or strolling around the garden, never venturing far from the house.
My latest piece in the Telegraph discusses the questions most people ask when buying a new puppy - and goes on to suggest the questions that they really ought to be asking.
Siberian Huskies have become popular dogs in Ireland in recent years: there's something about their wolf-like appearance that appeals to people.
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The signs of Tora's deafness developed suddenly. One day in June, she stopped responding when Suzanne went out into the back garden to bring her inside. Tora had always been a very responsive dog.
Beagles are a popular breed, but many people don't realise that as well as having charming personalities, they also tend to have some challenging behaviours.
The summer is the perfect time to get a new pet: children are off school so they can spend time with the new arrival and the weather is good, so they can all spend more time outdoors, learning to be h ..
Florence originally took in Sweep from the DSPCA as a rescue puppy back in June 2002.
To hear the podcast, click on the link at the foot of this page Is pet keeping a modern version of slavery? Pet keeping seems “normal” to our culture, but it’s a relatively recent ph ..