Orla and her family have four dogs, a collection of cats and some horses. The animals generally get on well together, but last week, there was a major crisis.
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.
Background: The two pups are amongst the first terrier pups in Ireland whose tails have been saved by a new Irish law When Seb decided to buy two Miniature Jack Russell pups earlier this month, he wan ..
Celine's husband suffers from allergies to animals so when Celine decided to get a family dog, she wanted one that shed as little fur as possible.
Dog breeding is fraught with controversy: from puppy farmers to qualzucht (breeding animals that are likely to suffer due to poor conformation).
How to prevent heat stroke in dogs this summer | The Telegraph
Heat stroke is a common problem seen by pet owners and vets every summer. Prevention is the key: once a dog has overheated and is suffering from hyperthermia, it can be too late.
I remember meeting Daisy for the first time back in 2002: she was a lovely, gentle puppy whom Celine had just acquired from a prestigious line of Kildare Shih Tzus.
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There's an old myth that to work out a dog's age in "dog years", you just need to multiply the number of calendar years by seven.
Douglas is a nine year old Beagle. He first started to cough when he was just one year old, during the summer months.
A couple of weeks ago, Sunny's left forefoot swelled up to twice its normal size, and he stopped putting weight on it. Katrin brought him down to see me at once.
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.
Whiskey may just be the age of a human teenager at nearly 18 years of age, but in dog years, he's ancient: the old formula of one-human-year-to-seven-dog-years would make him almost 126 in dog years.
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To watch the video, click on the link at the foot of this page Pollen allergies in dogs are a common cause of itchy skin This week on Ireland AM, I brought Oscar with me: he’s a terrier who has ..
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 ..
Bailey is a lively, bouncy animal, and even though Jim takes him for three good walks every day, he's always bursting with energy.
Ilona was impressed by a demonstration of working sheepdogs on a farm in County Kerry while on holiday. She wanted an energetic, active dog, and a working collie seemed to be the answer.
A Confirmed case of Alabama Rot has been identified in Dublin A case of Alabama Rot ( Cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy or CRGV) has recently been diagnosed in Dublin: this is the second con ..