I've written a piece for eighteen regional newspapers across Ireland, covering the issue of feral cats. To read it, click here.
Weekly vet podcast: ticks, fleas, keeping cats out of the garden & treating ringworm | East Coast Radio
In these week's broadcast, I talk about ticks & fleas, answer a listener's question about how to keep his neighbour's cats away from his aviary, and I discuss how to treat ringworm.
Pets and drinking water on the radio | East Coast Radio
Pets seem to drink from all sorts of places, including muddy puddles and ditches. Is this safe? And why do they so often reject the fresh tap water.
On East Coast FM this week, we discussed World Animal Week - and Pet Expo, which is happening this weekend in Dublin. Click on the Play button below to listen. vetworld.
My books were discussed in detail on Derek Mooney's afternoon radio show on RTE One in Ireland yesterday. To listen, click on this link, then open in Real Player or equivalent.
One of my writing projects has just come to fruition: two books full of tips on pet care.
How do you give pills to cats? I’m sure many of you will have read this humorous piece about the process before, and I don’t know who originally wrote it, but it’s very, very funny w ..
Twitter, and respiratory infections in pets | East Coast Radio
This week on East Coast FM, I explain how I'm starting to use Twitter with a veterinary angle, and then we went on to talk about respiratory infections in pets. Listen below:. VETFLU.
Thanks to Vicky Halls, the cat behaviourist, for letting me know about this funny Youtube clip - a cat wandered onto the television set during a live weather bulletin on German television.
Christmas should be a time for enjoying the company of family, friends and pets. We should be able to relax and forget our normal daily worries.
Antifreeze poisoning is common, because pets like the taste of this highly toxic substance.
Many kittens are born in the later summer, going to their new homes in the autumn i. e. around now.
The Supreme Cat Show is coming up soon - on 22nd November in Birmingham. Cats are remarkable creatures, and the range of breeds is fascinating.
Elena Tabuada from Granada, Spain looks after group of around a dozen cats. She feeds them but she isn’t their “owner”.
Alex Flynn-Fitzgerald doted on his pet cat Sparkles, and when she died, poor Alex was devastated. Alex had always wanted a cat.
Emma Murphy, aged 13, has a dog, a cat,a rabbit, guinea pigs and hamsters. Last weekend.
Cinders is an eleven month old female neutered black Domestic Shorthaired Cat. Her owner Orla was in the bathroom, when Cinders jumped up beside her and passed urine in the sink.
A year ago, Justine’s parents were walking through Rathfarnham when they noticed a colony of feral cats at the back of a garage.