Maggie is a Lurcher, which is not so much a specific breed as a particular type of dog. Classically, a Lurcher was an Irish poacher’s dog: a cross between a Greyhound and a Deerhound.
Pets & Other Animals
Eleven years ago, a friend of Cathy’s told her about two kittens that had been rescued: two sisters, one with a tail, and one with no tail (like a Manx cat).
Many Bulldogs have snuffly breathing: their noses are flattened, and you can sometimes hear them coming before you see them.
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, ..
Sugar has had a complicated six months on the health front, but up till the latest episode, the family had been managing to deal with the problems by themselves, without veterinary help.
Hens in my garden: a daily highlight of my life I’m lucky enough to have a back garden with enough space for a fenced in area which we use to keep poultry: a couple of Indian Runner ducks, a few ..
Zaida has had complicated health problems recently. When she was ten years old, she started to have accidents around the house, suddenly passing floods of urine on the floor.
Fionn is only three years old, but he has had more than his fair share of health issues as a young dog.
The three sisters and their parents had originally wanted a rescued dog, but they had then decided that they’d prefer a pedigree pup, because they felt the adult version might be more predictable th ..
At thirteen years of age, Honey is now an elderly dog, even though she’s still as fit and healthy as ever.
Sienna is animal mad: she loves reading about, watching and playing with animals. She went to Supervet Noel Fitzpatrick's show in Dublin, and loved it.
Sasha is a good example of how successful a rescued dog can be: there is no need to buy an expensive pedigree or designer breed puppy.
Brocious technically belongs to Brian’s son: she was a present to him from some friends for his twenty first birthday.
Marloe's saga started a few weeks ago, when Aisling noticed a strange looking area of skin on the underside of her neck.
Djibi may seem like an unusual name for a cat, but it has literary origins: German author, Felix Salten, who was the original author of “Bambi”, wrote a book about a kitten called Djibi.
Abigail lives at home with her parents, along with their family dog, an eight year old Springer Spaniel called Daisy.
Veronica has always liked hens; her mother used to keep them in the family’s back garden in North Dublin, back in the 1950’s, and Veronica’s late husband, Chris, used to keep hens in their own b ..
Ian married his wife Valerie fifty two years ago, and for the entire duration of their married life, they have owned West Highland White Terriers (so-called “Westies”).