Regular exercise is an important part of caring for your dog, and this week, National Walk Your Dog Week, aims to remind people of their obligations to their pet.
Animal Pain Awareness Month – video from Ireland AM | Ireland AM
This week on Ireland AM, Pete and Anton discussed the often neglected issue of pain in animals, focussing in particular on the long term pain caused by arthritis.
This week on Ireland AM, Kiko and Finzi helped Pete to tackle an interesting question: is it possible for dogs and cats to avoid eating meat? Is it safe for pets to be vegetarian or even vegan?The ans ..
This week on VMTV's Ireland AM, Pete was joined by Marina Fiddler of Madra. ie, discussing issues around pets as we all return to normal life as the COVID-19 restrictions start to ease.
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This week on Ireland Am, I addressed some of the common questions that pet owners have about COVID-19 and the animals in their lives. To watch, follow the link at the foot of this page.
It’s dog show season: Crufts and more on Ireland Am | Ireland AM, TV3
This week on Ireland AM, we discussed dog shows: Crufts is on this week, and next week it's the annual St Patricks Day dog show in Dublin.
In this video clip from Ireland AM, we discuss the importance of socialisation for puppies and for adult dogs. Watch the clip by clicking at the foot of this page. Behaviourist, Suzi Walsh, from www.
This week on Ireland AM, we discussed the common problem of unwanted dogs being surrendered to pounds and dog rescues.
Questions from pet owners on Ireland AM Vet Spot | Ireland AM
This week, Ireland AM asked viewers to send in their pet questions for Pete to answer. To find out what was asked and how Pete answered, watch the video below.
Many pets are petrified by the loud bangs, whizzing, popping and bright lights generated by fireworks but owners can take some steps to mitigate any fear or distress.
Rabbits as pets: video from vet spot on Ireland AM | Ireland AM
This week on Ireland AM, we discussed keeping rabbits as pets. You can watch the video segment by following the link below. Tips on rabbit keepingRabbits should be kept in pairs or small groups.
Sickly dogs are the by-product of the Irish puppy farm system: discussion on RTE’s Claire Byrne Live | RTE
To watch the video of this discussion on puppy farms, click on the play button at the foot of this page.
Summer care for dogs: internet enabled dog walking and holiday care. Ireland AM Vet Spot Video | TV3
With long days and milder weather, the summer months are enjoyable for pets. Watch the video at the foot of this page to learn more, or read on here.
We now take it for granted that humans must be seatbelted firmly in place during car travel, but what about dogs (and occasionally cats)? To find out more, read on, or watch the video clip at the foot ..
This week on Ireland AM, I visited the Kildare and West Wicklow SPCA facility.
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To watch this video clip from Ireland AM, click on the link below. Over the centuries Ireland has bred and developed dogs with characteristics and physical structure to serve them in their everyday life.