Alfie was originally rescued as a kitten: he had been found amongst the waste plastic and bottles at a local recycling centre.
Pets & Other Animals
This week on Ireland AM, we had a special pet gift guide episode, with a range of fun and functional items. To watch the video, click on the link at the foot of this page.
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.
Podcast: Pete the Vet’s “Pet Subjects” book. A Christmas present idea for animal lovers | East Coast Radio
Veterinarian Pete Wedderburn has written a book about his life as a vet in practice. You can buy this book here on this website, in the online shop for €15 plus postage.
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.
Diabetes in dogs and cats on Ireland AM – video clip | Ireland AM
As we reach the end of Pet Diabetes Awareness Month, the topic was discussed on Ireland AM on Virgin Media TV.
Alfie is a gentle, good-natured dog, but he’s sensitive, and he’s nervous in certain situations.
#SP Here's a graphical summary of the important messages of Pet Diabetes Month.
Maya has always been a healthy dog, enjoying an active life with plenty of vigorous exercise.
#SP If you notice signs that make you suspect diabetes in your pet (increased thirst, ravenous appetite yet weight loss) then you should take them to your vet for a consultation and check up.
Image credit: UnsplashAs anyone who has ever had a pet knows, our furry friends can create an awful lot of mess, just with their hair.
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.
Beatrice shares her home with three males: her husband George, her son Gerard, and her black cat, Sooty.
#SP While diabetes has been diagnosed in dogs and cats of all ages, genders and breeds, certain pets are at greater risk of the disease.
#ADogIsForLife campaign has been launched by Dogs Trust: podcast | East Coast Radio
The message of this podcast is to think very carefully before taking on a pet: it is a decision for the entire lifetime of the animal, which means looking 10 - 15 years into the future.
#SP By now, most people probably know that pets can get most of the illnesses that humans can get.
One evening, Monica noticed that Pashmina was behaving strangely. She was quieter than usual, staying in the corner, grooming herself continually.