To watch the video, click on the link at the foot of this page Pollen allergies in dogs are a common cause of itchy skin This week on Ireland AM, I brought Oscar with me: he’s a terrier who has ..
Teo is an active, life-loving dog, spending time in Sonia's back garden and enjoying regular walks through the Wicklow countryside.
Ireland is a relatively pest-free country. There are no poisonous snakes, venomous spiders or other nasties like scorpions or toxic jelly fish.
Harvey loves playing in the back garden. Zoe also has an older dog, a collie called Max, and the two animals often chase each other around.
Alana and her family found Lily, a friendly kitten, in an animal sanctuary. The three children adored her from the start, taking it in turns to pick her and hug her.
Skye first developed itchy skin on the underside of her neck when she was just six months old.
Itchy feet - or "pododermatitis" - is common in dogs. To find out more, watch the video.
One day during the Summer, Renji was having a normal day, sniffing around the garden, lounging around the home, and generally taking things easy.
Bryce, a ten year old male cross-bred Springer Spaniel who developed lumps on his skin after a visit to Donegal.
Bryce, along with his owners, had a wonderful holiday in Donegal during October.
A “class pet” has been a popular idea in the USA for some years, and it is increasingly catching on in Ireland.
Fred, a seven year old West Highland White Terrier suffers from a serious allergic skin disease common in this breed of dog
In April, every year, Fred’s owner notices him beginning to lick his feet more than usual. He then starts to scratch his body, especially under his neck and around his ears.
Molly was a young, healthy Boxer, in her prime. She had bright clear eyes and a shiny coat. But her good looks were spoiled by an obvious problem: baldness.
One of the most common questions that I am asked repeatedly is very simple: “How can I stop my dog from moulting so much?” Saul is a typical example of the type of animal whose hair loss causes ..
Like many cats, Inky is fastidious about her appearance, spending a lot of time grooming herself, and in particular, cleaning her head with her front paws.
Ralph, a three year old Persian cat who has long fur that becomes matted if not regularly clipped off
Ralph is a cream-coloured Persian cat, with orange-yellow eyes and the flattened nose that is typical of his breed.
Itchy skin is a common problem in pets. There are many causes, ranging from allergies to fleas, with dozens of other possible reasons.
When Cheeky was brought in to see me, the main thing that her owners had noticed was a skin rash along her back and on her underside.
From shedding pets to the world triathlon championships | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM this week, Pete discusses moulting/shedding: is there any way to stop pets from losing hair around the house? Then triathlons? Well, they *are* Pete’s main leisure activity and ..