The old days of the dog "taking himself for a walk" are in the past, and this is no longer acceptable. Owners have a responsibility to keep dogs securely at home, either indoors or confined to the garden.
Richard Curtis from Southampton was visiting Pet Expo in Dublin last week, with Disco, his dancing Portuguese Water dog. Dogs have featured in Richard’s life for as long as he can remember.
Clicker training is a way of teaching dogs that many of you may have heard of, but what is it exactly? Anne Rogers, a dog trainer who runs her own excellent blog has given me permission to post her us ..
The Supreme Cat Show is coming up soon - on 22nd November in Birmingham. Cats are remarkable creatures, and the range of breeds is fascinating.
Moose had a crisis 10 days ago when out playing football with her family. There was a collision, and afterwards she was holding up her right foreleg.
I was asked by a TV3 viewer about a pup that was whining at night when left alone.
Harriet Ledwidge from Bray, Co Wicklow has recently helped to establish the Bray Swan Sanctuary Volunteer Group to look after the swans in the harbour in my home town of Bray. Swans occupy an unusual niche.
I have just started a new blog in association with the Daily Telegraph - see http://blogs. telegraph. co.
World Rabies Day 28th September | East Coast Radio
This is a radio interview with Declan Meehan of East Coast FM, discussing the upcoming global rabies awareness day. Rabies.
The cruelty of people to animals knows no limits: this week, a firework was placed inside a piece of bread then fed to a swan in a public park.
Walter Kelly from Co Wexford is pictured with his Lakenvelder rooster.
This is an audio file of an interview with Declan Meehan of East Coast FM, discussing the latest actions by the RSPCA and Dogs Trust who have pulled out of Crufts in protest at the priority of appeara ..
Seals, pigs, kangaroos giraffes, red pandas, rhinoceros, and even komodo dragons have been dipping paws, noses, claws and tails in paint to create their own works of art.
The RSPCA is calling upon clergy to celebrate animal services with renewed focus this October following a new Church of England initiative to make 'Time for God's Creation'.
Elena Tabuada from Granada, Spain looks after group of around a dozen cats. She feeds them but she isn’t their “owner”.
Andrew Byrne is one of my partners at Brayvet, and is pictured here with Elsa, his five year old Golden Retriever.
This week, from Wednesday 20th to Sunday 24th August, the largest veterinary conference ever to be held in Ireland is taking place at the Royal Dublin Society showgrounds in Dublin.
Alex Flynn-Fitzgerald doted on his pet cat Sparkles, and when she died, poor Alex was devastated. Alex had always wanted a cat.