Fiona is a vet nurse, and when she heard that I was writing about Spayweek, which highlights the importance of having pets spayed and neutered, she suggested that I should talk about castration.
I saw a very unusual hamster recently. Hammy had been showing three main signs of illness. Firstly, she was drinking a lot.
Bray, the small town in Ireland that is my home, has its own resident flock of swans - around fifty of them live in the local harbour, and they are a popular draw to visitors.
Sasha is a Hungarian Vizla, a rare enough breed in Ireland, and she is a lovely good-natured dog. A few days ago, her owner noticed that her left eye was watering more than normal.