Colm brought Beoga in to see me recently: he had itchy ears that needed a short course of treatment.
Poppy is a good natured, quiet dog, but like many animals, she is full of curiosity, with a strong sense of adventure.
Toby often greets Miriam when she comes home from work. He’s there, on the doorstep, looking up at her, purring.
Val has a habit of enjoying a single glass of wine every evening on the patio at the back of his house, and Mylo always joins him.
Grace was playing with friends in a local park last week when she saw something surprising: the tiny head of a small bird sticking up out of the long grass.
As a Beagle, Daisy is full of energy and curiosity. A few weeks ago, this nearly got her into life-threatening trouble in an unexpected way.
Ticks and Lyme Disease – podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
This week's podcast discusses ticks and Lyme Disease, which are both found in Ireland, the UK, and much of the rest of the world. To listen, click here or on the podcast at the foot of this page.
When Lulu came in to see me this week for her annual health check, Jenny reminded me of the long and complex saga that she went through as a puppy.
A few months ago, Chewie started to lose weight, and at the same time, he began to drink more water than usual.
This podcast starts with a public service announcement for Brayvet clients (my own vet clinic) about recent traffic disruptions, and then goes on to discuss Harvest Mites and how they affect pets at t ..
Harvest Mites (as pictured above, under the microscope) are tiny spider-like creatures that only emerge in August and September every year. They are never seen at other times of the year.
Molly is a good example of how well a new dog can work out in a young family.
Floppy-eared dogs are cute and adorable … until their ear gets injured and it turns into a bloodbath.
Dolly was a two year old adult when Irene took her on from a rescue group. She had been used as a breeding bitch on a puppy farm, and had been bought by the rescue group who had felt sorry for her.
When Gabby developed a large swelling on her cheek beneath her left eye, Mick brought her to see me.
Home cooking for dogs: vet spot on Ireland AM | Ireland AM
This week on Ireland AM, we discussed creating home-cooked diets for your pet. Watch the video clip at the link below to follow my own effort to create a home-made dinner for Finzi and Kiko.
The dangers of heat stress and dehydration to dogs in summer – podcast | East Coast Radio
Dogs lose heat by panting, so when the environmental temperature is high, dogs overheat far more quickly, and they easily become dehydrated.
Many pet owners now have their female dogs spayed when they are young: there’s good evidence that it prevents certain cancers as well as avoiding some other serious illnesses as dogs grow older.