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Saturday 9 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# dog welfare

This year
Dog behaviourist: How to read your dog's signals - they might not mean what you think
Some of the traditional beliefs around dog behaviour are not quite accurate, writes Suzi Walsh.
Dog behaviourist: Keep your dog cool in the hot weather with these helpful tips
Suzi Walsh has some great advice for dog owners over these hot days.
Dog behaviourist: Dogs are complex - here are some tips on communicating with them
Suzi Walsh looks at the emotional makeup of dogs and offers some advice on how best to read their behaviour.
Last year
Dog behaviourist: We love our dogs, but do we understand how they see the world?
Suzi Walsh outlines how dogs see things differently to us.
Dog behaviourist: Tips for keeping your pooch safe and well this Christmas
Suzi Walsh has some tips for dog owners who want things to run smoothly over the holidays.
Dog behaviourist: Why Christmas is the worst time to get a puppy
Suzi Walsh looks at the controversial Christmas puppy market and says it should be avoided at all costs.
Dog behaviourist: Tips and tricks for keeping your dog calm and safe this Halloween
Dog expert Suzi Walsh says the most important thing this Halloween is to keep your dog calm.
Dog behaviourist: Yes, you can 'speak dog' - some tips for learning
Getting to know your dog’s behaviour will increase your bond, says dog expert Suzi Walsh.
Opinion: Dog fertility clinics and artificial insemination are the wild west of animal welfare
The senator says some unscrupulous operators are cashing in on demand for certain breeds and that further regulation is urgently needed.
All time
These nine dogs have less than 48 hours to live if they can't be re-homed
The unwanted dogs at Monaghan Pound are just one example of the problem across the country, which became particularly worrying around Christmas time.