Assistance dogs offer help to people in all sorts of ways.
Puppies as presents? No, No, No! | Pat Kenny Show
A social media storm has been raging since Sunday, when the Independent newspaper published an account of a journalist buying a Christmas puppy as a present for her husband.
The latest object to terrify cats: cucumbers. Who would have imagined it was possible. If you haven't heard, it's one of the latest viral video trends, and it isn't much fun for the cats concerned.
Cats: Loved and hated | Pat Kenny Show
I love cats, but there are many people who find them irritating. First, they hunt wild birds in other people's back gardens.
The perils of getting a pup as a present at Christmas: | Pat Kenny Show
On this week's show, we discussed "the perils of getting a pup as a present for Christmas" following a recent campaign by Dogs Trust.
I’m a cat lover and owner, and through my two jobs, I often come across distressing situations involving “cats gone bad”: As a vet in practice, I see pet cats that are continually b ..
Fireworks frighten rabbits.
Cats plotting to kill, crows mobbing bird-killing humans | Pat Kenny Show
This week on the Pat Kenny Show we discussed issues that arose in three topical news stories: cats as predators, smart crows and Guinness going vegan.
Dogs indoors or outdoors? | Pat Kenny Show
Indoors or outdoors: where should dogs live? Is it OK to expect a dog to sleep outdoors in a kennel? The answer to this question depends on many factors, and it isn’t possible to give an absolut ..
Keeping pets safe around Halloween | Pat Kenny Show
Many dogs develop severe fear of noises, including winds, thunder, gunshots and fireworks.
Danger of Throwing Sticks for Dogs | East Coast Radio
In this week's podcast, we discussed the dangers of throwing sticks for dogs to chase. See the photo below for a classic example of the type of injury that can occur after stick throwing.
The justice system and animal cruelty in Ireland | Pat Kenny Show
This morning we discussed the way that the justice system deals with cases of animal cruelty in Ireland, and we compared similar cases in England.
Barking dogs & Swampy the Turtle | Pat Kenny Show
Barking dogs can be a serious problem - for owners, and also for their neighbours. The challenge of dealing with the problem of barking dogs is that there is no answer that works in every situation.
Can anything be done to stop bloodthirsty cats from hunting? | The Telegraph
For many animal lovers, one of the less pleasant aspects of cats is their taste for hunting small prey. Not so much cuddly pets ; more like bloodthirsty cats.
A wagging tail: what does it mean? I've filmed another short pet information video with the folk from Housemydog. com. The main message is that a wagging tail doesn't always mean that a dog is happy.
You've probably heard the well-publicised saga of Johnny Depp's dogs getting into trouble after arriving into Australia without meeting the usual import stipulations.
A recent scientific paper, published last week, showed that the incidence of dog bites requiring hospitalisation in Ireland over. has increased from 4. 65 to 5.
Why dog parks are sometimes a bad idea | The Telegraph
Dog parks seem to be becoming more popular, and as a dog enthusiast, you might think I'd be all in favour of them.