The family household is a busy place, especially in the morning when the boys are getting ready to go to school. One Friday morning recently, everyone was rushing around doing their own preparations.
Sambor - known as Sam - is originally from Poland, but he's lived in Ireland for thirteen years now.
Honey’s illness started with occasional digestive disorders. It's common for some dogs to suffer from an occasional upset stomach.
Cara has always been concerned about the environment; she has a doctorate in Environmental Science and Engineering, and has worked on a wide range of environmental issues in Ireland, from water qualit ..
Monty is a fit, strong dog who loves going for walks. A month ago, he started to limp on his left front leg, so Michael and Jenny brought him to see me to find out what was going on.
“Sharifa” is a girl’s name from the Middle East, meaning “honoured”.
Koji is an important part of the household: he even sleeps on the bed beside John and his wife every night, along with their other dog, Molly.
Keeping pets safe from toxic ingestion over Christmas: vet spot on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
This week's vet spot starts at 02:44:05 on the podcast at the foot of this page. If you want to be reminded of the risks of common poisons to pets, listen in.
Alfie was originally rescued as a kitten: he had been found amongst the waste plastic and bottles at a local recycling centre.
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.
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.
#SP November was Pet Diabetes month, and I posted a number of articles on the topic.
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.