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.
Alfie is a gentle, good-natured dog, but he’s sensitive, and he’s nervous in certain situations.
Maya has always been a healthy dog, enjoying an active life with plenty of vigorous exercise.
Walking your dog has many benefits. It's a fabulous way to get in shape while spending time with your furry friend. It is also an excellent opportunity to spend some time outside and connect with nature.
Eva has two young adult Miniature Schnauzers, Ted and Archie. They are good natured dogs, getting on well with people and other animals.
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Blue is good-natured and friendly to everyone. He loves the company of humans, spending as much time as possible in the home with his family. He's the perfect pet for children.
Colm brought Beoga in to see me recently: he had itchy ears that needed a short course of treatment.