The change to Inky happened gradually, over a few months. She had always been an easy going, placid animal who had got on well with other cats.
One of Rachel’s earliest memories is going to collect Beau when he was a puppy. She was just three years old when her family drove to a breeder in the countryside to see the litter of pups.
Danielle and her boyfriend, Brian, had just come back from work and at 6pm, Brian opened the back door to let Angel back into the house after going out to the garden.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESLorraine rescued Johnny Hobo as an adult dog when he was six years old: he was in the pound after being picked up by the dog warden as a stray.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESAnn Marie adopted Cleo from the DSPCA as a young adult dog and she settled well into the family household: she’s a gentle, good-natured animal, getting on well with everyone.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESWhen Ann decided to get her first family dog, she chose carefully. Her son, Jack, suffers from mild asthma, so she wanted a non-shed dog.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESSuki is an exceptionally thin skinned dog. This doesn’t matter much in her usual day to day activities of lounging around the house and going for walks on the leash.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVES Hannah and her husband Paddy are the proprietors of Roundwood House, a 270 year old Georgian mansion that they run as a guesthouse, with regular overnight visitors and ..
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESOne of the reasons that Bonnie is an indoor-only cat is that it’s a safer place to be. The outdoor world can be dangerous.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESSally adopted Pippa from Sharpeshill Animal Sanctuary in County Wicklow.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESSusan is the founder and organiser of Little Hill Animal Rescue and Sanctuary.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESSmudge is a fit, healthy young dog, and when he began to cough occasionally, Robyn didn’t worry too much.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESRebecca’s family used to have two dogs, but they both died of old age in 2013.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESSuki is a healthy thirteen year old dog, with the usual minor problems that are common in old age.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESThis family have kept large and giant breed dogs for many years, including a Rough Collie and Bernese Mountain Dogs.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESPepsi 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.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESPumpkin came into in Ciaran’s life as a kitten two years ago: it was the day before Halloween, which explains her seasonal name.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESA couple of months ago, Lilly started limping on her right fore leg.