Hamsters don’t normally need to visit the vet: While they have short lives of just two to three years, they tend to be healthy creatures.
SP Studies show that 1 in 3 owners has seen a tick on their dog. And as well as causing an irritation to dogs, ticks can carry Lyme Disease, a serious illness that can affect humans as well as dogs.
As regular blog readers may know, as well as writing about animals, Iam an enthusiast about triathlons, and during the summer race season,I post race reports after competing.
Maureen has always had a soft spot for animals, and she was summoned when a neighbour ran into a wildlife dilemma.
Problem areas for farm animal welfare in Ireland: podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
Current European and national Irish animal welfare legislation has been carefully designed to protect animal welfare. However enforcement of this legislation is inconsistent.
SP Fleas are common, especially in the summer months. Read this case study from my blog to learn about a real life case study where fleas were a hidden issue.
We now take it for granted that humans must be seatbelted firmly in place during car travel, but what about dogs (and occasionally cats)? To find out more, read on, or watch the video clip at the foot ..
The main topic this week is flea and tick control: with the recent warm weather, this is more important than ever for pets. Listen to the podcast here or click on the play button at the foot of this page.
Niamh took Henry on as a pet three months ago, and he's settled in well. He's being fed a combination of complete grass-based pellets with plenty of fresh hay.
It isn’t normal for cats to bring up fur balls regularly: podcast from vet spot on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
To listen to this week's podcast, click at the foot of this page.
I was delighted to find this blog listed in the top fifteen global world blogs this week.
Ask the Expert vet videos from Newstalk | Newstalk
Every week after doing the radio vet spot on Newstalk with Pat Kenny, I do a 15 to 20 minute session on Facebook Live, answering listeners' extra questions about their pets.
The signs of Teddy's recent illness were subtle: when anybody went to pick him up, he started to snarl.
Elina is from Slovakia, and after living in Ireland for ten years, she had not met the man of her dreams.
Cats are predators, so naturally they have an inbuilt element of aggression.
This week on Ireland AM, I visited the Kildare and West Wicklow SPCA facility.
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.