THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESMylo came to see me last week: he had sliced his pad when walking near the lead mines near Kilternan.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESThe signs of Teddy’s recent illness were subtle: when anybody went to pick him up, he started to snarl.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESElina is from Slovakia, and after living in Ireland for ten years, she had not met the man of her dreams.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESDean chose his new puppy carefully: she is a Bavarian Mountain Hound, specially bred as a working dog to help him hunt deer in County Wicklow.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESRuby is Gavin’s first Great Dane: he was brought up with smaller dogs, such as Collies and Cavalier King Charles Spaniels.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESOscar first had a problem with a mild lameness last summer. At the time, we investigated the lameness by taking x-ray pictures.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESCavalier King Charles Spaniels are prone to premature aging of the heart valves, which causes them to leak: it’s the leading cause of death of this breed of dog.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESJames studied industrial design at the National College of Art and Design.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESBack in April, for no obvious reason, Butler suddenly lost interest in life. He stopped eating, and lay around the house with his head between his paws. He looked miserable.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESGill has an older dog – Lucy Lou, who’s now fourteen years old and is beginning to slow down with age.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESCathy’s much-loved elderly Sharpei, Milicent, died of old age just a month ago, and Cathy was devastated.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESHolly has a background that’s typical of many rescue pups: her mother was found, abandoned and pregnant, and was taken on by an animal rescue worker who fostered her.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESThe mornings are a busy time in Sophie’s household. Sophie has to get ready for work, the three family dogs need to be fed, and everybody is milling around the kitchen.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESThe crisis started one evening, shortly after Mary had fed her two dogs.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESDavid was surprised when three weeks ago, his two dogs started to itch. Their coats have always been in optimal condition, and they’ve never suffered from any skin issues.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESSuzanne grew up in the Bavarian Alps, doing cross country skiing, as well as racing on snow with a sledge or on skis being pulled by dogs.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESChris and his family had been looking for a couple of rescued dogs for a while but they hadn’t found what they were looking for.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESEight year old Max has always been a fit and healthy dog, but every year, Emma brings him along to see me for his yearly health check.