I am growing a moustache this year for "Movember". I have decided to put down my razor for one month (November) and help raise awareness and funds for men's health - specifically prostate cancer.
Ticks can pass on a disease called Lyme Disease - to pets AND humans. It's often not recognised until the disease is quite advanced.
On East Coast FM this week, we discussed World Animal Week - and Pet Expo, which is happening this weekend in Dublin. Click on the Play button below to listen. vetworld.
My books were discussed in detail on Derek Mooney's afternoon radio show on RTE One in Ireland yesterday. To listen, click on this link, then open in Real Player or equivalent.
I've been trying some new ways of interacting with folk on the internet - and it's time to give you an update.
Hen-keeping is more popular than ever, and that it can be fun, as well as a good way of getting a regular supply of great eggs.
One of my writing projects has just come to fruition: two books full of tips on pet care.
How do you give pills to cats? I’m sure many of you will have read this humorous piece about the process before, and I don’t know who originally wrote it, but it’s very, very funny w ..
A puppy is a wonderful addition to a family, and it was a day for celebration when Scooby arrived in the Murphy household.
Remy (from ASH animal rescue), Claire Byrne (the Newstalk 106 presenter) and myself work in different walks of life.
Anthony Brabazon of Kilruddery Farm, Bray, Co Wicklow brought a lamb called Fifty-five to see me recently. Fifty-five had been born with a crooked neck, unable to stand up.
Colette O’Toole Co Wicklow has many animal friends: for starters, meet Sugar, Bibi and Puddle the Jack Russell Terriers, Flora and Bella the Labradors, and Kanga the Springer Spaniel.
Marina Fiddler lives in the heart of Connemara, and she's recently got together with a friend to establish an animal welfare group to deal with the local stray dog problem.
Joyce Lee had problems when her Doberman Cross, Benson, had to be prevented from licking the operation site following removal of a tumour.
Twitter, and respiratory infections in pets | East Coast Radio
This week on East Coast FM, I explain how I'm starting to use Twitter with a veterinary angle, and then we went on to talk about respiratory infections in pets. Listen below:. VETFLU.
Johanne Leetch often walks her dogs Jan and Lizzy along the beach at Shankill.
Thanks to Vicky Halls, the cat behaviourist, for letting me know about this funny Youtube clip - a cat wandered onto the television set during a live weather bulletin on German television.
Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet, was born on this day in 1759 - two hundred years ago. A query came in from a Telegraph reader.