“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.
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.
Beatrice shares her home with three males: her husband George, her son Gerard, and her black cat, Sooty.
#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.