Dean chose his new puppy carefully: she is a Bavarian Mountain Hound, specially bred as a working dog to help him hunt deer in County Wicklow.
Getting your first pet: podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
If you are thinking about getting your first family dog, you need to plan carefully. Listen to this week's podcast for a few tips.
Easter podcast about how chocolate can be dangerous for dogs | East Coast Radio
This week's podcast discusses the reasons why chocolate should not be given to dogs- even as tiny pieces for treats. To listen, follow the link below.
A year ago, Zanda’s family went through a serious loss when their two year old terrier, Lexi, suffered from a severely prolapsed spinal disc.
Skin disease in pets: what home treatments are possible? Podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
Does your pet have skin or coat problems? If so, a visit to your vet is the best answer, to make an accurate diagnosis of the problem.
Podcast: Should the online sale of dogs be banned in Ireland? | East Coast Radio
The Irish government is talking about banning the sale of dogs online.
Ruby is Gavin’s first Great Dane: he was brought up with smaller dogs, such as Collies and Cavalier King Charles Spaniels.
Physical therapy for dogs: massage, physiotherapy, acupuncture and more. Podcast on Newtalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
To listen to this week's podcast, see the foot of this page.
Watch the video here.
Tiger is a special type of pedigree cat: there are very few Bengals in this country.
Back in 2011, when Linzi moved from her home in County Derry to a job near Dublin, it wasn't love at first sight when she met my own dog Kiko. Linzi was lodging in our home, and Kiko is one of our dogs.
All about in-breeding: the challenge of producing healthy pedigree pups. Podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
This week's podcast discusses the tricky topic of "in-breeding" i. e. breeding of dogs to closer rather than further-away relatives.
To watch this video clip from Ireland AM, click on the link below. Over the centuries Ireland has bred and developed dogs with characteristics and physical structure to serve them in their everyday life.
To listen to this week's podcast, featuring an update on the importance of poop scooping after your dog, click the play button at the foot of this page.
On St Patrick's Day weekend, snakes come to mind. St Patrick may have ensured that Ireland is snake-free, but snakes are back.
Podcast: the changing gender balance of the veterinary world | East Coast Radio
Photo above: veterinarian, Dr Aundrea Hara, poses with her dog, Piper (U. S.
Cavalier King Charles Spaniels are prone to premature aging of the heart valves, which causes them to leak: it’s the leading cause of death of this breed of dog.
Oscar first had a problem with a mild lameness last summer. At the time, we investigated the lameness by taking x-ray pictures.