On St Patrick's Day weekend, snakes come to mind. St Patrick may have ensured that Ireland is snake-free, but snakes are back.
Snakes need to be able to stretch out straight: podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
New research has shown that we need to change the way we keep pet snakes: to hear more, listen to the podcast below.
To watch this week's video, about ferrets, follow the link at the foot of this page.
To watch the video of this vet spot, click on the link at the foot of this page The new Jumanji movie, titled Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, starring Jack Black and others, has just been released, an ..
The theme for this week's vet spot on Ireland AM was snakes, following the story where a corn snake was found in a field in Co Meath.
Common spiders in IrelandThere is a long list of spiders in Ireland - literally hundreds of different species. However most of them are tiny outdoor creatures which are rarely seen.
Leopard Geckos are fascinating pets. Gary started off with two females several years ago, and he found himself becoming increasingly captivated by his lizards.
Barking dogs & Swampy the Turtle | Pat Kenny Show
Barking dogs can be a serious problem - for owners, and also for their neighbours. The challenge of dealing with the problem of barking dogs is that there is no answer that works in every situation.
Alice came across Fletcher on an internet “for sale” website. He’d originally been bought for someone who couldn’t keep him, and he’d been sidelined out to a garage where he never saw humans.
Keeping poisonous spiders as pets in Ireland | East Coast Radio
This week's podcast discusses the discovery of poisonous spiders in a house in Ireland.
Pets without fur – can they love you back? | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM this week, Pete the Vet discusses that less common category of pets - reptiles and insects.
Alan is originally from the Philippines, but he’s lived in Ireland for the past seven years.
Neo was Zoe’s first chinchilla – she bought him on his own. Neo settled in well to his new home, but he started to make strange calling noises – the type of sound that you might hear in the jungle.
A resurrected hamster & keeping rabbits as house pets | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM this week, Pete discusses issues of pets other than dogs and cats: it's hamsters and rabbits this time.
Animal A&E episode 3: ponies & chinchillas, and meet Joe Bollard’s sixth Guide Dog, York | Animal A & E
On Animal A&E this week, rescued ponies feature in the ISPCA segment, Bairbre O’Malley deals with a chinchilla with toothache, and I meet the new guide dog belonging to Joe Bollard, one of o ..
New Animal A&E series -Episode 3 – dumped Boxer dogs, sick tortoise & a house call to vaccinate reluctant cats | Animal A & E
On Animal A&E this week, we discuss the subject of dogs being dumped - an increasingly common problem in Ireland.
Microchips for all pets, from hares to tortoises…. | East Coast Radio
Everyone now seems to recognise that it makes sense for all pet dogs to be microchipped from puppyhood, but did you know that microchips are equally useful for cats, rabbits and other pets? ..
Stick insects and cats piddling in the house | East Coast Radio
In this week's radio interview with Declan Meehan, we discuss stick insects as pets, and a listener called in to discuss a common cat problem: urine marking in the home.