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Category Archives: animal welfare
Tweet On Animal A&E this week, we have the usual selection of interesting animal stories. At Brayvet, we met Molly, a Labrador pup with cystitis ( at 04:22 on the video). You can watch the whole episode on video by … Continue reading
Tweet On Animal A&E this week, rescued ponies feature in the ISPCA segment, Bairbre O’Malley deals with a chinchilla with toothache, and I meet the new guide dog belonging to Joe Bollard, one of our clinic’s longest established clients. The … Continue reading
Vet on the radio: Pete the Vet on Newstalk’s Shenanigans with Sile. From teacup pigs to cats with toothache and more….
Tweet Listen to a recent interview on Newstalk’s Shenanigans with Sile by clicking on the play button below. From “teacup pigs” as pets, resolutions for pet owners, how to stop terriers digging and eating earth, dealing with an aggressive young … Continue reading
Tweet This week on East Coast FM, we discuss the needs of animal rescue groups over the Christmas period. To listen to the broadcast, click on the play button below.
Tweet Dog owners and livestock farmers aren’t always the best of friends at this time of year: newly pregnant cattle and sheep are especially vulnerable to being chased by out-of-control dogs, resulting in serious damage to their health. Click here … Continue reading
Vet on the radio with Newstalk’s Sile Seoige: rabies, the new Animal Health & Welfare Bill, and queries from listeners
Tweet I called in to the Newstalk studios this week for Shenanigans with Sile – to listen to our chat, you can click on two links: the first half is here and the second half is here.
Daily Telegraph Pet Subjects vet column: wobbly hens, grieving cats, fat-padded dogs & some holiday reading suggestions
Tweet To read this week’s Pet Subjects column, click here. Problems included a cat grieving for his recently deceased sibling, a Bantam hen with wobbly legs, a dog with tumour-like fat pads over his rump, and the difficult question of … Continue reading
Tweet To watch this week’s video from TV3 about pet care, click on this link. Many people see their pets as part of the family, and it can seem just natural to allow them to sleep in the same beds as … Continue reading
Daily Telegraph Pet Subjects vet column: dancing cats, dying poultry, grass-eating dogs, pet social networking & a lovely greyhound looking for a home
Tweet To read this week’s Pet Subjects column and to find the answers to the above questions, click here. This week’s rescue pet, pictured above, is Oran, a sensitive but good-natured greyhound being cared for by Greyhound Gap. Oran gets … Continue reading