This family have kept large and giant breed dogs for many years, including a Rough Collie and Bernese Mountain Dogs. They enjoy the larger-than-life personality that these breeds often seem to have.
Pepsi started to itch last week. He was using his hind leg to scratch the back of his neck, and he nibbled at his lower back with his teeth.
Here’s why pets shouldn’t be given as presents: Pete the Vet on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
Pets as Christmas presents and listeners’ questions featured today: listen to the podcast at the foot of this page.
Pumpkin came into in Ciaran's life as a kitten two years ago: it was the day before Halloween, which explains her seasonal name.
Gertie took on Holly as a rescue dog, eight years ago, from the Wicklow SPCA animal sanctuary. She had been found wandering in the Kilmacurragh estate, not far from the sanctuary.
Podcast: Keeping pets visible on dark winter evenings plus using trackers to find out where they are | East Coast Radio
From reflective collars to illuminated leads: there are different ways of making pets more visible in the winter months.
Podcast: Helping pets deal with the fear of fireworks. | East Coast Radio
Fireworks come out every year at different times - from Halloween to Guy Fawkes to New Year. Many animals are terrified of these noisy, bright creations.
Kyra chose Monty as her new family dog carefully: she wanted a cross-bred animal to avoid the common illnesses and genetic issues that are seen in some pedigree dogs.
Diagnosis and treatment of arthritis in dogs and cats: video from Pete the Vet on TV3’s Ireland AM | TV3
Is your older pet creaking around slowly, taking ages to get up in the morning, and doing less activity than they used to do? To watch Pete the Vet discussing arthritis on TV3’s Ireland AM, watc ..
Rat bait: the background to this common poison for pets. Pete the Vet on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
To listen to this week's podcast, click on the link at the foot of this page.
Signs that your elderly pet is ready for euthanasia | The Telegraph
My latest online piece for the Telegraph outlines the telltale signs to look out for that let you know that euthanasia is the kindest option for your pet.
A couple of months ago, Lilly started limping on her right fore leg.
An online tribute to a much-loved dog, reflective clothing for pets plus listeners’ queries: vet spot on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
Here's this week's vet spot podcast from the Pat Kenny Show.
Aisling lives with her family and a menagerie of animals on a smallholding: she keeps dogs, horses, cockatoos, owls, hens and a couple of goats.
Read my latest online piece in the Telegraph or watch the video below from TV3's Ireland AM vet spot to learn about the two big problems for pets around Halloween.
Kerri was just three years old when Molly arrived in her life as a puppy.
Keeping pets calm in storms and at Halloween: podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
Is your dog a nervous nellie when there are high winds or fireworks outside? Listen to the podcast below for tips on how to help.
Holidays can be an expensive luxury: as well as the cost of air flights to reach your destination, you need to pay for accommodation and often a rental car to get around.