THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESLily and her sisters Poppy and Zinia found their three pets as young adult rabbits at the DSPCA animal shelter, just over a year ago.
Pets & Other Animals
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESRenata has owned Ted since he was a pup: she bought him from a breeder in Warsaw, in Poland, where she was living until recently.
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A new report highlights that pugs are 54 times more likely to suffer from breathing issues compared to other types of dog. The report authors say that Pugs can "no longer be considered typical dogs".
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESLike many cats, Louis is territorial. He sees himself as the king of his local jungle, which in his case means Anne’s back garden.
Maeve has owned Golden Retrievers before and she knew about the importance of choosing a high quality animal from a genuine breeder.
Emma bought Millie when she was just six weeks of age, and one of the first things she did was to bring her to see me.
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In my home town of Bray, Co Wicklow, a new bridge over a local river has been proposed.
When Rob noticed a tiny red lump on the inside of Poppy’s foreleg, he didn’t worry too much. Maybe she had bumped herself, or been bitten by an insect.
An anti-wildlife bridge is being planned in my home town of Bray.
The change to Inky happened gradually, over a few months. She had always been an easy going, placid animal who had got on well with other cats.
One of Rachel’s earliest memories is going to collect Beau when he was a puppy. She was just three years old when her family drove to a breeder in the countryside to see the litter of pups.
Danielle and her boyfriend, Brian, had just come back from work and at 6pm, Brian opened the back door to let Angel back into the house after going out to the garden.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESLorraine rescued Johnny Hobo as an adult dog when he was six years old: he was in the pound after being picked up by the dog warden as a stray.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESAnn Marie adopted Cleo from the DSPCA as a young adult dog and she settled well into the family household: she’s a gentle, good-natured animal, getting on well with everyone.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESWhen Ann decided to get her first family dog, she chose carefully. Her son, Jack, suffers from mild asthma, so she wanted a non-shed dog.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESSuki is an exceptionally thin skinned dog. This doesn’t matter much in her usual day to day activities of lounging around the house and going for walks on the leash.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVES Hannah and her husband Paddy are the proprietors of Roundwood House, a 270 year old Georgian mansion that they run as a guesthouse, with regular overnight visitors and ..
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESOne of the reasons that Bonnie is an indoor-only cat is that it’s a safer place to be. The outdoor world can be dangerous.