In this week’s broadcast on East Coast FM, we started with a listener who had a problem with rodent pests (unwanted rats) in her garden, and we moved on to talk about the timing of spaying kitte ..
Spaying & Neutering
Why do vets charge so much to spay a bitch & can they charge less? | Vet Help Direct
I've written an article on the tricky issue of the fees that vets charge to spay a bitch.
SpayAware – the importance of spaying and neutering pets | East Coast Radio
This week on East Coast FM, we discussed the importance of spaying and neutering pets: in most cases, it's good for pets' health, and it is the best way to deal with Ireland's big problem with pet overpopulation.
SpayAware Week: The importance of having pets spayed and neutered | Pat Kenny Show
SpayAware is an initiative that I have been helping since it was established in 2002 in response to the massive number of unwanted dogs being euthanased in Ireland's dog pounds.
Louis, a seven month old ferret who needed to be castrated because his behaviour was becoming over-masculine.
Lisa didn't originally plan to get a pet ferret. Her uncle keeps them and a litter of baby ferrets was produced accidentally.
When Max went to get a Russian Dwarf Hamster, he only planned to get one: he already had a larger, Syrian Hamster who seemed very happy living on his own.
It’s very important to accurately identify the gender of pet rabbits.
A question has been bubbling in social media circles for some time: why does a pro-animal welfare group like SpayAware accept funding from Donedeal, the main website involved in online puppy sales in ..
Nubby, a seven month old male Guinea Pig who was neutered to stop the home from being over-populated with baby guinea pigs.
Sandra and her children are guinea pig enthusiasts. Earlier this year, the guinea pig matriarch of their household, Nutty, died at the impressive age of eight years.
It’s springtime, so it’s time to spay and neuter | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM this week, after an initial chat about Bollywood dancing, we discussed the fact that Spring is here, and if pets have not been spayed or neutered, now is the time to do it.
Finzi is now around just over a year old, and it's time to get her spayed. Like many people, we had planned to do it earlier, but she came into season, so we had to wait until that had fully settled.
Louis, a two year old male cat who had been staying away from home for days, and was coming back battered and bruised.
As a kitten, Louis used to stay around the family home all the time. He loved being in the house, and he enjoyed playing with humans.
New study shows that spayed & neutered dogs live for longer and die of different diseases compared to entire dogs | Vet Help Direct
More research has been released on the effect of spaying and neutering on dogs, with the findings suggesting a strong positive effect on longevity. To read my article post on this, click here.
VetHelpDirect blog: “Was I wrong to castrate my dog?” “Could it be a mistake to spay a female dog?” Update on the pros and cons of neutering and spaying | Vet Help Direct
SpayAware is being launched this weekend in Ireland – the aim is to make pet owners aware of the importance of spaying and neutering dogs and cats to control the massive over production of puppi ..
Spay Ireland 2012 – aiming to reduce Ireland’s stray dog population | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM this week, I discussed the Spay Ireland initiative to raise awareness of the importance of spaying and neutering pet dogs and cats.
Fiona is a vet nurse, and when she heard that I was writing about Spayweek, which highlights the importance of having pets spayed and neutered, she suggested that I should talk about castration.