#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.
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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Pumpkin came into in Ciaran's life as a kitten two years ago: it was the day before Halloween, which explains her seasonal name.
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.
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 ..
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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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.
As she grew older, like many cats, Persia stopped being so thorough about grooming herself. She no longer spent as much time licking and nibbling her coat: she preferred just to sleep.
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.
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 ..
This guest post has been written by Ann Katelyn, who loves gardening, homesteading and writing.
Holiday care options for pets: Pete the Vet on Ireland AM | The Telegraph, TV3
Holiday care for petsPet care is an important part of holiday planning for people who have animals in their life. There are three main options, each with pros and cons.
Feral felines: what’s the best way of dealing with feral cats? Podcast from Pete the Vet on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
Click on the play button at the foot of this page to listen to the podcast in fullCats in ireland are not controlled in the same way as dogsCats are virtual nonentities as far as the State is concerned.
If 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".
Easter: chocolate, lilies & hot cross buns can poison pets. Pete the Vet Podcast on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show, The Telegraph
Avoid poisoning your pets accidentally over Easter Over the Easter weekend, there are several hidden toxic hazards for pets in many homes, and it’s far better to avoid them rather than waiting u ..
One Saturday morning, Boots started to behave strangely. She had difficulty walking properly on her back legs, and when Maria went up to her, she rolled on her back in a peculiar way.