When Wellington arrived in Hilary's house, he had not yet been named: Hilary wanted to wait, and to choose a name that suited his personality. She didn't have to wait long.
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.
Bringing a pet into Ireland? This is what you need to know | Pat Kenny Show
The importation of pets into Ireland is strictly controlled so that infectious diseases such as rabies are not carried in by animals. In the past, a six month quarantine was compulsory for every pet.
Importing a dog from another country can be more complicated than you might think.
Options for pet care when going on holiday | Pat Kenny Show
What do you do with your pets when you go away on holiday? This is one of the complications of pet ownership, and it's best to think about it well in advance.
Mel and her husband have been enthusiasts about Bearded Collies for many years. The couple have three bitches and three dogs, and they travel across the UK and Ireland with them, attending dog shows.
On Ireland AM this week, we discussed the issues of pet passports, rabies vaccinations and tapeworm doses. We also discussed my recent trip to India, looking at street dogs and rabies.
Poodles are exceptionally popular pets in some countries. In France, people are as likely to be carrying a poodle under their arm as a stick of French bread.
Whenever I travel abroad, my eye is drawn to any animals that I encounter.
This week on Ireland AM, Pete discusses the issue of transporting pets to the UK.