Molly is a good example of how well a new dog can work out in a young family.
Floppy-eared dogs are cute and adorable … until their ear gets injured and it turns into a bloodbath.
National Chipping Week – vet spot on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
This week - 12th to 19th August – is National Chipping Week in Ireland. Listen to the podcast below to find out more, or read on.
Dolly was a two year old adult when Irene took her on from a rescue group. She had been used as a breeding bitch on a puppy farm, and had been bought by the rescue group who had felt sorry for her.
When Gabby developed a large swelling on her cheek beneath her left eye, Mick brought her to see me.
Home cooking for dogs: vet spot on Ireland AM | Ireland AM
This week on Ireland AM, we discussed creating home-cooked diets for your pet. Watch the video clip at the link below to follow my own effort to create a home-made dinner for Finzi and Kiko.
Creating animals with human organs? Stem cell technology in Japan. Podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
This week's podcast starts with a Luke-O'Neill-esque discussion about stem cell technology before returning to the more familiar ground of answering questions about pets.
The dangers of heat stress and dehydration to dogs in summer – podcast | East Coast Radio
Dogs lose heat by panting, so when the environmental temperature is high, dogs overheat far more quickly, and they easily become dehydrated.
The triathlon season is well underway: every weekend, there are triathlons taking place in towns and villages across Ireland and these will continue until the end of September.
Many pet owners now have their female dogs spayed when they are young: there’s good evidence that it prevents certain cancers as well as avoiding some other serious illnesses as dogs grow older.
The reduction in stray dog deaths in Ireland and the lack of enforcement of dog licences. Podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
The latest dog control statistics have just been published, with records from the nationwide network of dog pounds. As usual, these make interesting reading for anyone interested in animal welfare.
Two years ago, the family decided that it was time to get their first dog: the girls were ten years old, ready to help with the responsibility of a family pet.
The fun of triathlons for people, and the dangers of heat stress to pets | East Coast Radio
In this week's podcast, Pete talks first about his love of doing triathlons, and he then discusses the dangers of heat stress to dogs. Listen by clicking on the play button below.
This week's podcast is all about controlling worms in pets. To listen (and to find out why there's a pic of a snail above), click on the play button at the foot of this page.
Written by Tamara Labelle for ExoticDirect pet insuranceIt's estimated that 2% of UK households own a Guinea Pig. Guinea Pigs have 20 teeth.
Mr T had been fully vaccinated, and he was thriving as a growing puppy. Then one evening last week, for no obvious reason, he developed diarrhoea.
Updating Ireland’s dog laws: podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
In last week's podcast, we discussed the recently announced review of legislation around the control of dogs in Ireland. To listen, click on the play button below.
At this time of year, it's common to find young wild birds in trouble: this week's podcast lets you know what to do if you are in this situation.