What do you do with your pets when you go away on holiday? This can be a significant complication of owning a pet. The various options are listed below.
Dangerous dogs? Can “restricted dog breeds” make good pets? | Pat Kenny Show, TV3
The Irish breed-specific legislation is now internationally recognised as being outdated, unfair, unnecessary and ineffective.
Getting a guide dog can transform the life of a blind or visually impaired person, and the same is true for an autistic child who gets an assistance dog.
This week on Ireland AM, we visited a day care centre run by The Alzheimer Society to film the first-ever visit by Irish Therapy Dogs.
This week, on 31st March 2016, microchipping became compulsory in Ireland (and coincidentally, also in England, Scotland and Wales). On Ireland AM this week, I discussed what this means to pet owners.
This year, Ireland AM visited Crufts to look into a range of aspects of the biggest dog show in the world.
Pete demonstrated tooth brushing and dental chews on Ireland AM Here’s the remarkable fact: 80% of pets over the age of three suffer from some degree of dental disease, yet 90% of owners believe ..
Choosing the right dog food is important. Most dogs are not fussy eaters: many would eat almost anything tasty that you put in front of them.
There are many obvious situations where you need to take your pet to the vet, but here are three signs that owners might see, and they might not realise that a visit to the vet is urgent: Head pressi ..
On Ireland AM this week, Pete discussed the ways that passive smoking can affect pets. If you're a pet owner and a smoker, watch this to gather some more reasons for kicking the habit.
This week on Ireland AM, Pete told the story of Kiko stealing Christmas pudding the previous evening.
Last week, I called in with the Ireland AM team to the Dogs Trust Centre in Finglas, Dublin to chat to Mark Beazley, Executive Director at Dogs Trust.
Cats and dogs with arthritis are common. This week on Ireland AM, we discussed some novel treatments for arthritis in animals.
People dress their pets up at Halloween: this can be fun, but is it right? On Ireland AM this week, we looked at some of the more functional ways to dress pets up, and we looked at ways that Halloween ..
Ireland AM sometimes take Pete away from the studio setting for “adventures” The Ireland AM team sometimes ask Pete to leave the pets and studio behind, heading out into the community to d ..
Common spiders in IrelandThere is a long list of spiders in Ireland - literally hundreds of different species. However most of them are tiny outdoor creatures which are rarely seen.
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.
Having pets around barbecues can involve some unexpected hazards. Summer is here and outdoor parties or BBQs are often part of the social calendar when the sun is shining.