Sometimes, I get offers from other writers to contribute to this blog, and I am pleased to welcome Sloan McKinney as my first guest author in a while.
Cold weather and petsPets often spend time outdoors, and with some thought, owners can ensure that their animals have a cosier, warmer existence.
Keeping dogs safe when going for walks on dark mornings and evenings: podcast from Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
This week on the Pat Kenny Show we covered two topics at the start:Road safety and petsDark mornings and evenings make it more likely that pedestrians - including dogs and cats - may be hit by cars.
Dogs indoors or outdoors? | Pat Kenny Show
Indoors or outdoors: where should dogs live? Is it OK to expect a dog to sleep outdoors in a kennel? The answer to this question depends on many factors, and it isn’t possible to give an absolut ..
House-training dogs in winter & welfare issues around “foie gras” | East Coast Radio
This week on East Coast FM, we discuss the issue of pets wetting their beds, and also other aspects of "house training".
This week, Pete did the “news and natter” section with Sean Moncrieff on Newstalk: topics covered included animal rights vs animal welfare, pregnant goldfish, various pet queries, and a f ..
Jasper is a home-loving cat. She doesn’t like spending too much time in the cold world outside. Like many cats, she has an ability to seek out the warmest, coziest spots to sleep.
How do animals cope with bad weather in winter? | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM this week, we discussed how animals cope with the cold, wet weather of winter.
Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet, was born on this day in 1759 - two hundred years ago. A query came in from a Telegraph reader.