Maya has always been a healthy dog, enjoying an active life with plenty of vigorous exercise.
Beatrice shares her home with three males: her husband George, her son Gerard, and her black cat, Sooty.
One evening, Monica noticed that Pashmina was behaving strangely. She was quieter than usual, staying in the corner, grooming herself continually.
Eva has two young adult Miniature Schnauzers, Ted and Archie. They are good natured dogs, getting on well with people and other animals.
Blue is good-natured and friendly to everyone. He loves the company of humans, spending as much time as possible in the home with his family. He's the perfect pet for children.
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.
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.
Molly is a good example of how well a new dog can work out in a young family.
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.
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.
Two years ago, the family decided that it was time to get their first dog: the girls were ten years old, ready to help with the responsibility of a family pet.