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Click on the link at the foot of this page to watch Pete on Ireland AM discussing the arrival of a new pup into your home.
Choosing the best puppy first puppy for children: Pete the Vet writes in the Daily Telegraph | The Telegraph
I've written a ten point plan to choosing a first puppy for a family: this is a topic that I am often asked about.
Janna bought Lola in early December one year, when she was just seven weeks old. She chose her from a litter of seven French Bulldogs: she loved the brindle colour of her coat, and her large soulful eyes.
When Carol decided she was ready to get a family dog, she did some research to find which type would suit her best.
This week on the Pat Kenny Show (see the foot of this post for the podcast), we discussed the latest stray dog statistics from Ireland's dog pounds, which show a welcome downwards trend.
More on brachycephalic dogs: Why don’t we see it as cruelty to allow them to be born this way? | Pat Kenny Show
In this week’s podcast, the main topic of discussion was an ongoing theme for me at the moment: Pugs and other short-nosed dogs that have such severe breathing difficulties that they need surger ..
Getting a new dog: talking money and good health | Pat Kenny Show
Many people love the idea of getting a dog, but they often don't think about it beforehand.
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.
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.
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.
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.
All about pet vaccinations | Pat Kenny Show
This week on the Pat Kenny Show, we discussed vaccinations: what are the latest recommendations for pets? Over the past two hundred years, scientists have created vaccines that have prevented – and ..
Nicole has always been a dog lover. Her family had always had a dog, but she still yearned to have one of her own.
Hannah and Ben have had Alfie for two weeks, and he’s settled in well.
Lisa has always been a dog lover, but as her life's circumstances have changed, so has the type of dog that she's chosen.
Lynda likes Chihuahuas. The breed is the smallest of all dog breeds, and it is astonishing that the tiny dogs are the same species as huge animals like St Bernards and Irish Wolfhounds.
As an alternative to a standard pet product review, I've decided to publish a book review from time to time.