With the recent warm weather in Ireland, there has been a surge of cases of dogs with heat stroke. I went into the the RTE radio studio with Derek Mooney to discuss how to prevent this common problem.
On Newstalk's "Shenangigans with Sile" last week, I discussed the death of my own dog Spot.
Tips on preventing heat stroke in dogs | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM this week, we discussed the topical issue of dogs overheating in sunny weather. For some tips on how to prevent this, click on the play button below.
Stray horses, hot dogs & dogs being stolen from boarding kennels | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM, this week, we discussed various animal welfare issues, including overheating dogs in cars, unwanted horses, and the unusual recent case where dogs were stolen from boarding kennels.
Animal A&E: animal hoarding, a Labrador pup with cystitis, a “micro-bunny” and a grumpy Cockatoo | Animal A & E
On Animal A&E this week, we have the usual selection of interesting animal stories. At Brayvet, we met Molly, a Labrador pup with cystitis ( at 04:22 on the video).
Animal A&E episode 3: ponies & chinchillas, and meet Joe Bollard’s sixth Guide Dog, York | Animal A & E
On Animal A&E this week, rescued ponies feature in the ISPCA segment, Bairbre O’Malley deals with a chinchilla with toothache, and I meet the new guide dog belonging to Joe Bollard, one of o ..
Finzi is in flying form - she has now been vaccinated and is almost ready to go out on her first walk.
From teacup pigs to cats with toothache … | Newstalk
Listen to a recent interview on Newstalk's Shenanigans with Sile.
Animal rescue groups need extra help over Christmas – don’t forget them! | East Coast Radio
This week on East Coast FM, we discuss the needs of animal rescue groups over the Christmas period.
“Help! My dog is out of control in the countryside!” | Vet Help Direct
Dog owners and livestock farmers aren’t always the best of friends at this time of year: newly pregnant cattle and sheep are especially vulnerable to being chased by out-of-control dogs, resulti ..
The dedication of some individuals to animals in trouble is remarkable, and the story of Bonnie (pictured above with volunteer Mel) is one that's worth telling.
Farmed puppies seized in Dublin & the issue of tail docking in Ireland | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM this week, Declan Meehan asks me about the seizure of a batch of puppies in Dublin this week: on the way to the UK market.
Today is World Rabies Day: read why the human version of this disease could soon be eradicated | The Telegraph
Do you think you know about rabies?Rabies is prevalent in many parts of Asia, America and Africa, while many European countries have rabies in their wild animal populations (usually foxes).
Vet on the radio with Newstalk’s Sile Seoige: rabies, the new Animal Health & Welfare Bill, and queries from listeners
I called in to the Newstalk studios this week for Shenanigans with Sile - to listen to our chat, you can click on two links: the first half is hereand the second half is here.
Many people see their pets as part of the family, and it can seem just natural to allow them to sleep in the same beds as the humans.
For many people, the period before going away on holiday can be very stressful, but for pets, the holiday itself can be a time of stress.
I have a new base for my regular animal news blogs….. | Vet Help Direct
I enjoy writing blogs on animal stories that hit the headlines: as a vet, I'm able to give a view that's informed by the training and experience of my profession.
Cruelty to animals: is it as important as cruelty to humans? | Vet Help Direct
To animal lovers like myself, it goes without saying that cruelty to animals should be taken seriously and dealt with severely at all times.