My own animals at home need veterinary help from time to time, and this week, it has been the turn of my Indian Runner drake, known as "Mister".
Pets & Other Animals
Birds are in Harry’s blood – his father bred canaries, and Harry has been racing his own pigeons for twenty eight years.
A year ago, Justine’s parents were walking through Rathfarnham when they noticed a colony of feral cats at the back of a garage.
The Hanley family knew that there was something strange going on with Benji. For no particular reason, he had started rubbing his rear end along the ground.
I saw a very unusual hamster recently. Hammy had been showing three main signs of illness. Firstly, she was drinking a lot.
Bray, the small town in Ireland that is my home, has its own resident flock of swans - around fifty of them live in the local harbour, and they are a popular draw to visitors.
Sasha is a Hungarian Vizla, a rare enough breed in Ireland, and she is a lovely good-natured dog. A few days ago, her owner noticed that her left eye was watering more than normal.