Holly is a high energy dog. Her ancestors would have been working Collies, bred to herd sheep over hillsides all day, every day.
We need a database of dog attacks in Ireland so that we can learn: podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
BackgroundTragically, an eight-year-old boy died after being attacked by two dogs at his home in Tallaght in Dublin.
Tuffers is a well named dog: he’s a tough little terrier. He has the coarse, wirey coat that’s typical of his breed.
Christina has been coming to see me with her family’s pets since she was twelve years old; Cassie is first dog that she’s owned as an adult, and I’ve been caring for her since she was a young puppy.
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This week on Ireland AM, we discussed dog shows: Crufts is on this week, and next week it's the annual St Patricks Day dog show in Dublin.
Michael was fourteen years old when Lucy came into his life.
Thirty years ago, cannabis was an illegal drug that most people might never encounter.
In this video clip from Ireland AM, we discuss the importance of socialisation for puppies and for adult dogs. Watch the clip by clicking at the foot of this page. Behaviourist, Suzi Walsh, from www.
The family household is a busy place, especially in the morning when the boys are getting ready to go to school. One Friday morning recently, everyone was rushing around doing their own preparations.
Sambor - known as Sam - is originally from Poland, but he's lived in Ireland for thirteen years now.
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Pete is Scottish - so he is a citizen of the United Kingdom - but he has been living in Ireland for nearly thirty years now.
Honey’s illness started with occasional digestive disorders. It's common for some dogs to suffer from an occasional upset stomach.
Monty is a fit, strong dog who loves going for walks. A month ago, he started to limp on his left front leg, so Michael and Jenny brought him to see me to find out what was going on.
Koji is an important part of the household: he even sleeps on the bed beside John and his wife every night, along with their other dog, Molly.
Alfie was originally rescued as a kitten: he had been found amongst the waste plastic and bottles at a local recycling centre.
Susie is a tiny dog: at less than 4kg, she’s smaller than most cats. She’s an active animal, full of energy and enthusiasm, which makes it particularly upsetting when she falls ill.
As a young adult dog, Jasper has the mind of an energetic, playful puppy in the body of a fully grown dog. He is full of enthusiastic energy and curiosity, which makes him prone to getting into minor mishaps.
Penny is a typical young adult dog: full of energy and enthusiasm for life. She lives with Cathy in a small community in rural County Wicklow.