Today’s story from the archives is a bittersweet one: yes, it is a lovely story about the remarkable ways that animals can help humans, and about how good animals are at connecting with people, ..
Podcast: How the companionship of animals can help humans, plus new controls on the sale of dogs in pet shops | Spirit Radio
The companionship of animals brings many benefits to humans: listen to this short podcast to find out more.
Pete the Vet discusses sulky racing on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show, then responds to listeners’ pet queries | Pat Kenny Show
What is sulky racing?A sulky is a lightweight, single-seater, two-wheeled cart used in harness racing. On a road or a track, horses compete as trotters or pacers, depending on the animal’s type of gait.
Natasha lives in an organic sanctuary on Taveuni, a tiny Pacific island in Fiji. It’s about as remote as it’s possible to be.
Why pets need reflective clothing | Pat Kenny Show
Reflective clothing - the equivalent of high-viz jackets and collars - can save pets' lives in the darker months of the year.
A vet, Jill Butterworth, has started a campaign to raise awareness and to encourage equine vets and others who handle horses and other large beasts to wear a safety helmet, after a friend’s daughte ..
On Ireland AM today, we discussed the shocking issue of horses and donkeys being left to fend for themselves across Ireland.
On Animal A&E this week, the ISPCA segment features horses and donkeys in trouble, Bairbre deals with a rabbit with sore ears, and Pete meets a gorgeous Cavalier King Charles puppy called Coco.
Animal A&E: animal hoarding, a Labrador pup with cystitis, a “micro-bunny” and a grumpy Cockatoo | Animal A & E
On Animal A&E this week, we have the usual selection of interesting animal stories. At Brayvet, we met Molly, a Labrador pup with cystitis ( at 04:22 on the video).
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 ..
This week, presenter Declan Meehan had two vets to talk to: myself, and Orla Doherty from the Animal Behaviour Clinic. We discussed how to modify animal behaviour, with a particular emphasis on horse behaviour.
What is it about donkeys that makes them so appealing? Is it their big ears? Or the markings around their eyes, almost like reverse eyeliner? Or their cheeky, curious personalities? Does it go back to ..
Open farms: a radio discussion | East Coast Radio
Open farms are popular destinations for summer holiday excursions, and they can be an excellent way of both entertaining and educating children. Learn more about them in this podcast.