Emma bought Millie when she was just six weeks of age, and one of the first things she did was to bring her to see me.
When Rob noticed a tiny red lump on the inside of Poppy's foreleg, he didn't worry too much. Maybe she had bumped herself, or been bitten by an insect.
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.
Lorraine 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.
Ann 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.
When 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.
Suki 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.
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 wedding functions as part of the ..
One 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.
The accident happened three years ago, but Pippa will show the scars for the rest of her life in a very visible way: she only has three legs.
Susan is the founder and organiser of LittleHill Animal Rescue and Sanctuary.
Smudge is a fit, healthy young dog, and when he began to cough occasionally, Robyn didn't worry too much.
Rebecca's family used to have two dogs, but they both died of old age in 2013.
Suki is a healthy thirteen year old dog, with the usual minor problems that are common in old age. Her muzzle is greying and she has early cataracts in her eyes, so her vision is beginning to dim.
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.