Grace was playing with friends in a local park last week when she saw something surprising: the tiny head of a small bird sticking up out of the long grass.
Dogs have been domesticated by humans over thousands of years.
Animals and people are good for each other: find out how in this podcast | East Coast Radio
Dog ownership causes people to take significantly more exercise, and it improves people's moods. Listen to the podcast below to find out more.
In the recent days a number dogs in Norway have become suddenly ill and died. To find out more about this, listen to the podcast at the foot of this page or read on below.
Sickly dogs are the by-product of the Irish puppy farm system: discussion on RTE’s Claire Byrne Live | RTE
To watch the video of this discussion on puppy farms, click on the play button at the foot of this page.
As a Beagle, Daisy is full of energy and curiosity. A few weeks ago, this nearly got her into life-threatening trouble in an unexpected way.
Ticks and Lyme Disease – podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
This week's podcast discusses ticks and Lyme Disease, which are both found in Ireland, the UK, and much of the rest of the world. To listen, click here or on the podcast at the foot of this page.
My past year of training had been leading up to this past weekend: the honour of representing Ireland in the World Triathlon Grand Finals in Lausanne, Switzerland.
When Lulu came in to see me this week for her annual health check, Jenny reminded me of the long and complex saga that she went through as a puppy.
I’m representing Ireland as part of the national team at the World Triathlon Grand Finals in Switzerland: here’s why
The photograph above was taken soon after I had taken up triathlons, a decade ago. I thought I was doing all right: I had bought the Lycra tri-suit (.
A few months ago, Chewie started to lose weight, and at the same time, he began to drink more water than usual.
Telegraph online report on National Cat Awards | The Telegraph
Earlier this month, I attended the National Cat Awards in London (I'm pictured above with James Yeates, the CEO of Cats Protection.
This podcast starts with a public service announcement for Brayvet clients (my own vet clinic) about recent traffic disruptions, and then goes on to discuss Harvest Mites and how they affect pets at t ..
Harvest Mites (as pictured above, under the microscope) are tiny spider-like creatures that only emerge in August and September every year. They are never seen at other times of the year.
Friday, 30th August is “Grief Awareness Day”.
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.