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.
Veronica McSwiney, the well-known concert pianist, from Bray, County Wicklow was concerned when Tara, her ten year old spayed female Golden Retriever started to leave wet spots on the carpet Veronica ..
Elsie is a ten year old neutered female terrier who suddenly started trembling all over. She refused her food, and she looked miserable.
I have been campaigning against puppy farming for many years in Ireland. I came across this video, and decided to put it here.
Caroline found Harry the hedgehog walking across her garden in the middle of the day. When she picked him up with gloves, he curled up at first, but then he poked his head out and sneezed at her.
Emma Murphy, aged 13, has a dog, a cat,a rabbit, guinea pigs and hamsters. Last weekend.
Cinders is an eleven month old female neutered black Domestic Shorthaired Cat. Her owner Orla was in the bathroom, when Cinders jumped up beside her and passed urine in the sink.
My own animals at home need veterinary help from time to time, and this week, it has been the turn of my Indian Runner drake, known as "Mister".
Every week, I have a slot on Ireland's TV3 television channel, during the breakfast show -Ireland AM - video links can be found on the next page . .
Birds are in Harry’s blood – his father bred canaries, and Harry has been racing his own pigeons for twenty eight years.