This year, Ireland AM visited Crufts to look into a range of aspects of the biggest dog show in the world.
There are always media flurries after Crufts. Last year, it was the (later discredited) allegations of dogs being poisoned.
Crufts: what I learned in 2016 | The Telegraph
This year, I visited Crufts for a day with TV3's Ireland AM: the resulting video will be shown this coming Wednesday. Meanwhile, I have written an online piece in the Daily Telegraph about my experience.
Disease outbreak in Essex dogs proves that it was wrong to stop treating dogs for ticks when imported from Europe | The Telegraph
Ted the Beagle suffered from Babesiosis When the rules changed so that dogs no longer had to be treated for ticks when imported to the UK and Ireland from continental Europe, there were fears that new ..
Survey results: the health, sickness and lifespan of different breeds of pedigree dogs | The Telegraph
The Kennel Club has just released the results of a major survey of the health and lifespans of pedigree dogs.
Now in UK & Ireland: jerky treats can kill dogs | The Telegraph
A warning has just been released in the UK about jerky treats (strips of dried meat) imported from China being linked to severe renal failure in dogs.
Microchipping The best way to make sure lost pets come home | The Telegraph
Microchipping is soon going to be compulsory in the UK and Ireland and it could mean the end for 'Dog Lost Radio'.
Dogs in pubs & pets losing their voices | Pat Kenny Show
Do you mind dogs in pubs? A Dublin pub has been told to stop letting dogs inThe source of this latest issue seems to be the Food Safety Authority of Ireland, who say this:"This isn’t new legislation.
I used to write for a number of pets magazines: glossy paper, full colour photos, and interesting stories about animals. While a few of these have survived, many of them have stopped publishing.
The 2015 Pet Report was launched in London today. This new study has highlighted the importance of the bond between children and their pets.
Last week, the European parliament made the decision - by a large majority - to ban animal clones, and to ban the importation of any cloned animals or their products.
The EU ban on cloning | Pat Kenny Show
On this week's Pat Kenny Show, we started by discussing the recent vote by the European parliament to ban cloned animals.
New Dog Microchipping Laws | East Coast Radio
This week on East Coast FM, we discussed the new dog microchipping laws in Ireland. To listen to the discussion, click on the play button.
Ireland's new dog microchipping laws have just come into affect: in essence, you cannot sell puppies now if they are not microchipped and registered.
The topic of legislation on muzzling dogs of "restricted breeds" was mentioned in an article in the Irish Times on Monday.
Animals are moving up the agenda: there is now a new online “Daily Telegraph Pets” section | The Telegraph
The new Daily Telegraph Pets Section is up and running. I've been writing my column in the Weekend Section of the Daily Telegraph for eight years now, as well as posting regular blogs to the Telegraph online.
A vet, Jill Butterworth, has started a campaign to raise awareness and to encourage equine vets and others who handle horses and other large beasts to wear a safety helmet, after a friend’s daughte ..
True or False: “Irish government is infinitely more generous towards animal welfare groups than UK government”
The answer, which will surprise many people, is TRUE. This should be headline news, and it's disappointing that this remarkable generosity goes completely under the radar of mainstream media coverage.