Anna has owned Rupert since he was a kitten, and he’s become a much loved pet. He’s the only animal in the home, and he has a set routine that’s very predictable.
This week on VMTV's Ireland AM, Pete was joined by Marina Fiddler of Madra. ie, discussing issues around pets as we all return to normal life as the COVID-19 restrictions start to ease.
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Guinea pigs are ideal as children’s first pets: they are small, friendly, benign creatures who enjoy socialising with each other and with humans.
Ferrets have been domesticated by humans for thousands of years, but for most of this time they have been kept as utility animals, rather than as pets.
Igloo is an active, energetic dog, going for long walks and loving rough play with Una’s other dog, another large Husky.
Madeline has taken two dogs into her home in the past two years.
Watch this video from Ireland AM.
Fluffy is Deborah's first dog, but the truth is that he really belongs to Senan, her 8 year old son.
Luna is Deirdre’s second dog: she also has a placid, easy-going twelve year old Collie called Bella.
I was a guest on Today FM's Dermot and Dave Show this week - talking about the impact of social isolation on pets, and on wild animals too.
Jason has four cats, and he's discovered over the years that if they have accidents or fall ill, it can be expensive to go to the vet to give them the care they need.
Julie has three dogs. While she adores them all, she calls Oscar her “heart” dog: there’s something special about him. He has an outstanding personality, making friends everywhere he goes.
Fiona took Kermit on as a rescued kitten from our vet clinic, and he’s been healthy for most of his life.
Kodi is a gentle dog, who enjoys socialising and playing with people and animals. During the recent snow storms, he was more excited than ever to go out into the local park and have fun.
Many seniors look forward to owning a dog in the golden years of their life. A dog not only gives them company but also makes them feel loved, happy, and responsible.
This week on Ireland Am, I addressed some of the common questions that pet owners have about COVID-19 and the animals in their lives. To watch, follow the link at the foot of this page.
Greyhounds make excellent pets, and Soldier is a good example. He is a quiet, good-natured dog, spending most of his time lounging around at home.