Sophie is a lovely Golden retriever who has just passed her 16th birthday, making her over a hundred in "dog years".
Pets & Other Animals
Christmas should be a time for enjoying the company of family, friends and pets. We should be able to relax and forget our normal daily worries.
Eddie Drew of Copsewood Farm, Kilmacanogue, Co Wicklow has an eleven-year-old gander called Gilbert.
Antifreeze poisoning is common, because pets like the taste of this highly toxic substance.
Many kittens are born in the later summer, going to their new homes in the autumn i. e. around now.
The old days of the dog "taking himself for a walk" are in the past, and this is no longer acceptable. Owners have a responsibility to keep dogs securely at home, either indoors or confined to the garden.
Richard Curtis from Southampton was visiting Pet Expo in Dublin last week, with Disco, his dancing Portuguese Water dog. Dogs have featured in Richard’s life for as long as he can remember.
Clicker training is a way of teaching dogs that many of you may have heard of, but what is it exactly? Anne Rogers, a dog trainer who runs her own excellent blog has given me permission to post her us ..
The Supreme Cat Show is coming up soon - on 22nd November in Birmingham. Cats are remarkable creatures, and the range of breeds is fascinating.
Moose had a crisis 10 days ago when out playing football with her family. There was a collision, and afterwards she was holding up her right foreleg.
I was asked by a TV3 viewer about a pup that was whining at night when left alone.
Harriet Ledwidge from Bray, Co Wicklow has recently helped to establish the Bray Swan Sanctuary Volunteer Group to look after the swans in the harbour in my home town of Bray. Swans occupy an unusual niche.
The cruelty of people to animals knows no limits: this week, a firework was placed inside a piece of bread then fed to a swan in a public park.
Walter Kelly from Co Wexford is pictured with his Lakenvelder rooster.
Seals, pigs, kangaroos giraffes, red pandas, rhinoceros, and even komodo dragons have been dipping paws, noses, claws and tails in paint to create their own works of art.
Elena Tabuada from Granada, Spain looks after group of around a dozen cats. She feeds them but she isn’t their “owner”.
Alex Flynn-Fitzgerald doted on his pet cat Sparkles, and when she died, poor Alex was devastated. Alex had always wanted a cat.
Veronica McSwiney, the well-known concert pianist, from Bray, County Wicklow was concerned when Tara, her ten year old spayed female Golden Retriever started to leave wet spots on the carpet Veronica ..