#SP Companionship is the main reason for keeping pets. A dog, cat, rabbit (or other pet) is a fellow sentient being; a deep friendship between animal and human often develops.
Pets & Other Animals
Can cats ever be safe when left to roam outdoors. Pete the Vet on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
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To watch the video of this vet spot, click on the link at the foot of this page The new Jumanji movie, titled Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, starring Jack Black and others, has just been released, an ..
This family have kept large and giant breed dogs for many years, including a Rough Collie and Bernese Mountain Dogs. They enjoy the larger-than-life personality that these breeds often seem to have.
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Irish vets call on advertisers to stop using flat-faced dogs in the media: Pete the Vet on Pat Kenny Show vet spot | Pat Kenny Show
To listen to this week’s podcast, click on the link at the foot of this page Vet Ireland calls for advertisers and promoters to cease using images of Pugs and other flat-faced breeds of animals ..
Pepsi started to itch last week. He was using his hind leg to scratch the back of his neck, and he nibbled at his lower back with his teeth.
Pumpkin came into in Ciaran's life as a kitten two years ago: it was the day before Halloween, which explains her seasonal name.
Gertie took on Holly as a rescue dog, eight years ago, from the Wicklow SPCA animal sanctuary. She had been found wandering in the Kilmacurragh estate, not far from the sanctuary.
Podcast: Helping pets deal with the fear of fireworks. | East Coast Radio
Fireworks come out every year at different times - from Halloween to Guy Fawkes to New Year. Many animals are terrified of these noisy, bright creations.
Podcast: why do dogs use “puppy dog eyes” to plead with their owners? | East Coast Radio
Dogs are experts in using body language to communicate, and the way they use their facial expressions to "talk" to their owners is a classic example.
Kyra chose Monty as her new family dog carefully: she wanted a cross-bred animal to avoid the common illnesses and genetic issues that are seen in some pedigree dogs.
Diagnosis and treatment of arthritis in dogs and cats: video from Pete the Vet on TV3’s Ireland AM | TV3
Is your older pet creaking around slowly, taking ages to get up in the morning, and doing less activity than they used to do? To watch Pete the Vet discussing arthritis on TV3’s Ireland AM, watc ..
A couple of months ago, Lilly started limping on her right fore leg.
Kerri was just three years old when Molly arrived in her life as a puppy.
Catnip is often used as a training aid, to encourage lethargic pets to become more active, or to help calm down a cat during a journey.
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.
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