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#pets

# pets - Saturday 16 July, 2022

Here's how to keep your pets safe and cool during the hot weather
# Animal Safety
# Animal Safety

Here's how to keep your pets safe and cool during the hot weather

Jul 16th 2022, 7:30 AM 20,218 Views 5 Comments

Met Éireann has issued a nationwide Status Yellow high temperature warning from tomorrow.

# pets - Saturday 18 December, 2021

'Do your research' before choosing to get a pet this Christmas, DSPCA says
# Dog Is For Life
# Dog Is For Life

'Do your research' before choosing to get a pet this Christmas, DSPCA says

Dec 18th 2021, 9:45 AM 10,629 Views 0 Comments

Many animals are often surrendered or simply abandoned after the festive season.

# pets - Friday 9 April, 2021

Opinion: Dog fouling is driving Ireland's residents barking mad
# Scoop The Poop
# Scoop The Poop

Opinion: Dog fouling is driving Ireland's residents barking mad

Apr 9th 2021, 7:00 AM 28,361 Views 69 Comments

Fianna Fáil TD Cormal Devlin says we need greater education and enforcement when it comes to the growing scourge of dog fouling.

# pets - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

Dublin City Council installs loudspeakers warning against dog fouling as complaints pick up
# Poo Diligence
# Poo Diligence

Dublin City Council installs loudspeakers warning against dog fouling as complaints pick up

Apr 7th 2021, 3:01 PM 19,748 Views 70 Comments

Audio devices in so-called blackspots across the city aim to encourage dog owners to clean up after their dogs.

# pets - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Pete the Vet: Top 10 things to consider if you're getting a new pet
# Opinion
# Opinion

Pete the Vet: Top 10 things to consider if you're getting a new pet

Feb 13th 2021, 11:30 AM 26,438 Views 22 Comments

Dr Pete Wedderburn says there are many things to consider when you’re planning to get a new pet, but for now, he has 10 tips.

# pets - Sunday 31 January, 2021

Poll: Should renters be allowed to own pets?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should renters be allowed to own pets?

Jan 31st 2021, 10:10 AM 73,690 Views 176 Comments

Labour says a blanket ban on pet ownership for renters is unfair.

# pets - Monday 7 September, 2020

Numbers of dogs being surrendered rising again with return to work and school
# Lockdown Pets
# Lockdown Pets

Numbers of dogs being surrendered rising again with return to work and school

Sep 7th 2020, 6:10 AM 36,621 Views 31 Comments

Last month Dogs Trust received the highest number of surrender request calls from dog owners since April.

# pets - Monday 27 July, 2020

Covid-19 confirmed in pet cat in England
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 confirmed in pet cat in England

Jul 27th 2020, 3:57 PM 28,779 Views 16 Comments

Health officials have said there is no evidence pets can transmit the disease to humans.

# pets - Thursday 9 January, 2020

'A step in the right direction': From 1 February it will be illegal to sell a puppy less than 8 weeks old
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

'A step in the right direction': From 1 February it will be illegal to sell a puppy less than 8 weeks old

Jan 9th 2020, 5:33 PM 87,944 Views 28 Comments

The new regulations also require all adverts to include microchip numbers.

# pets - Friday 23 August, 2019

Own a dog? You may have a healthier heart as a result
# Walkies
# Walkies

Own a dog? You may have a healthier heart as a result

Aug 23rd 2019, 6:30 AM 13,547 Views 12 Comments

Truly, human’s best friend.

# pets - Saturday 29 June, 2019

'A few minutes can be fatal': Dog owners warned not to leave pets in parked cars on warm days
# Summer
# Summer

'A few minutes can be fatal': Dog owners warned not to leave pets in parked cars on warm days

Jun 29th 2019, 7:00 AM 13,806 Views 26 Comments

Temperatures of up to 20 degrees are forecast for the next week.

# pets - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Salamanders and toad illegally posted to Ireland from Spain
# Exotic Animals
# Exotic Animals

Salamanders and toad illegally posted to Ireland from Spain

Jun 25th 2019, 1:17 PM 17,129 Views 16 Comments

The ISPCA has called for tougher regulations around the selling of exotic animals as pets.

# pets - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Cork and Shannon Airports are now designated entry points for pet dogs, cats and ferrets
# Pets On The Move
# Pets On The Move

Cork and Shannon Airports are now designated entry points for pet dogs, cats and ferrets

Jun 8th 2019, 6:20 AM 15,626 Views 10 Comments

The three animals are grouped together in EU legislation because those species are susceptible to rabies.

# pets - Friday 7 June, 2019

Opinion: If my family pet died I would hold a religious end-of-life ceremony
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: If my family pet died I would hold a religious end-of-life ceremony

Jun 7th 2019, 7:00 AM 23,542 Views 62 Comments

Pope John Paul II said that ‘animals possess a soul’ and are ‘as near to God as men are,’ writes Diarmuid Pepper.

# pets - Friday 10 May, 2019

Opinion: I always wanted pets but our hairy, howling cat is making my life hell
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: I always wanted pets but our hairy, howling cat is making my life hell

May 10th 2019, 7:00 AM 31,696 Views 77 Comments

Are you a 30-something couple with no kids, who are thinking about getting a pet? Well think again, writes Leah Ni Chuinn.

# pets - Thursday 25 April, 2019

Complaint upheld after Aer Lingus advert about cost for pet travel 'likely to mislead'
# Pets
# Pets

Complaint upheld after Aer Lingus advert about cost for pet travel 'likely to mislead'

Apr 25th 2019, 1:56 PM 22,742 Views 13 Comments

The ASAI determined that the advertisement should not reappear in the current format.

# pets - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Pet owners urged be wary over Easter as experts warn of poisoning risks
# Bad Eggs
# Bad Eggs

Pet owners urged be wary over Easter as experts warn of poisoning risks

Apr 18th 2019, 1:08 PM 17,291 Views 13 Comments

Some traditional Easter treats and gifts can be dangerous to animals.

# pets - Sunday 10 March, 2019

If you plan to travel to the UK with your pet after a no-deal Brexit, here's what you'll need
# Brexit Cat-astrophe
# Brexit Cat-astrophe

If you plan to travel to the UK with your pet after a no-deal Brexit, here's what you'll need

Mar 10th 2019, 7:00 AM 15,822 Views 21 Comments

The rules, issued by the Irish government, apply to cats, dogs… and ferrets travelling for non commercial reasons.

# pets - Sunday 23 December, 2018

'Very concerning': Pet surgeries may be postponed due to shortage of anaesthetic drug
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

'Very concerning': Pet surgeries may be postponed due to shortage of anaesthetic drug

Dec 23rd 2018, 7:00 AM 7,825 Views 0 Comments

About 50,000 pet surgeries happen in Ireland each year.

# pets - Monday 26 November, 2018

Woman banned for life from owning pets after keeping starved husky in emaciated state in her flat
# Courts
# Courts

Woman banned for life from owning pets after keeping starved husky in emaciated state in her flat

Nov 26th 2018, 4:37 PM 20,693 Views 0 Comments

Amy Lee, with an address at School Street Flats, Dublin 8, was prosecuted for neglecting her husky named Sky.

# pets - Sunday 28 October, 2018

Everything you need to know to keep yourself, your kids and your pets safe this Halloween
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Everything you need to know to keep yourself, your kids and your pets safe this Halloween

Oct 28th 2018, 8:00 PM 13,567 Views 5 Comments

Emergency services do not want to see a repeat of Halloween-related injuries they have seen in previous years.

# pets - Friday 26 October, 2018

'Extremely unusual' cat deaths spark warning about dangers of antifreeze
# Poisoning
# Poisoning

'Extremely unusual' cat deaths spark warning about dangers of antifreeze

Oct 26th 2018, 6:10 AM 50,708 Views 17 Comments

The survival rate for cats affected by antifreeze poisoning is less than 5%.

# pets - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Worried about your pet being frightened this Halloween? Experts advise on how to keep them calm
# Fright Night
# Fright Night

Worried about your pet being frightened this Halloween? Experts advise on how to keep them calm

Oct 14th 2018, 7:45 AM 19,067 Views 28 Comments

Pet owners will be well aware of how much of a scary time it can be for animals at this time of year.

# pets - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Dog owners warned about toxic algal scums after reported dog poisonings in the west
# Animal Safety
# Animal Safety

Dog owners warned about toxic algal scums after reported dog poisonings in the west

Aug 19th 2018, 6:31 AM 33,341 Views 5 Comments

Autopsies were not able to determine if algae was to blame for the dog deaths.

# pets - Saturday 23 June, 2018

We could be heading into a heatwave - here are some tips on keeping your pets cool and happy
# Hot Dogs
# Hot Dogs

We could be heading into a heatwave - here are some tips on keeping your pets cool and happy

Jun 23rd 2018, 8:30 AM 16,493 Views 9 Comments

Temperatures are set to soar in the coming days. Here’s some advice.

# pets - Friday 15 June, 2018

ISPCA inspector finds 44 cats at Meath house after report from member of public
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

ISPCA inspector finds 44 cats at Meath house after report from member of public

Jun 15th 2018, 8:41 PM 24,517 Views 28 Comments

The ISPCA said the property originally housed three cats but they were allowed to ‘breed uncontrollably’.

# pets - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Donegal woman who didn't feed her dog banned from keeping animals for five years
# Starved
# Starved

Donegal woman who didn't feed her dog banned from keeping animals for five years

Dec 21st 2017, 2:53 PM 23,636 Views 60 Comments

The dog was found tied up at the back of the woman’s home next to a dilapidated dog kennel.

# pets - Sunday 3 December, 2017

People advised to 'do their homework' before buying pets online
# Not Just At Christmas
# Not Just At Christmas

People advised to 'do their homework' before buying pets online

Dec 3rd 2017, 4:37 PM 13,762 Views 36 Comments

A pet advisory group has said that there’s increased interest in how to buy pets in the run up to Christmas.

# pets - Monday 24 July, 2017

13 feelings all cat owners will immediately relate to
# Crazy Cat Lady
From The Daily Edge
# Crazy Cat Lady

13 feelings all cat owners will immediately relate to

Jul 24th 2017, 9:00 PM 5,856 Views 5 Comments

Can’t live with them, can’t live without them.

# pets - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Local councils are getting help to rid dog poo from our streets
# Dog Mess
# Dog Mess

Local councils are getting help to rid dog poo from our streets

May 11th 2017, 6:03 AM 17,962 Views 29 Comments

Not picking up after your dog can land you with a fine of up to €150.

# pets - Friday 5 May, 2017

Poll: Should children be taught how to care for animals in school?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Should children be taught how to care for animals in school?

May 5th 2017, 12:44 PM 16,841 Views 80 Comments

The ISPCA says it would help to reduce the number of animal welfare cases in the future.

# pets - Friday 14 April, 2017

Here's why your dog shouldn't eat chocolate
# Easter Warning
# Easter Warning

Here's why your dog shouldn't eat chocolate

Apr 14th 2017, 9:00 PM 38,823 Views 24 Comments

Dogs Trust has released a warning to pet owners this Easter.

# pets - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

"We weren't even allowed in the station!" - Is it possible to bring pets on Irish transport?
# Furry Passengers
# Furry Passengers

"We weren't even allowed in the station!" - Is it possible to bring pets on Irish transport?

Feb 15th 2017, 6:10 AM 42,349 Views 76 Comments

Croatian national Snjezana Frketic has travelled the world with her dog Onni – Ireland is the first place where she hasn’t been allowed to bring Onni on a train.

# pets - Monday 2 January, 2017

17 plans your cat is definitely making for 2017
# Meow Years Resolutions
From The Daily Edge
# Meow Years Resolutions

17 plans your cat is definitely making for 2017

Jan 2nd 2017, 9:30 AM 5,005 Views 5 Comments

Big plans for the coming year. Big, disruptive plans.

# pets - Monday 19 December, 2016

The tiny puppy abandoned at Dublin Airport has found a new home
# Sneachta
From The Daily Edge
# Sneachta

The tiny puppy abandoned at Dublin Airport has found a new home

Dec 19th 2016, 6:00 PM 10,611 Views 4 Comments

Little Sneachta will have some happy holidays indeed.

# pets - Sunday 11 December, 2016

8 photos that sum up the struggle of owning a cat at Christmas
# It's Coming Down
From The Daily Edge
# It's Coming Down

8 photos that sum up the struggle of owning a cat at Christmas

Dec 11th 2016, 2:16 PM 7,110 Views 2 Comments

Disaster.

# pets - Friday 2 December, 2016

11 tweets that perfectly sum up the relationship between dogs and advent calendars
# Advent
From The Daily Edge
# Advent

11 tweets that perfectly sum up the relationship between dogs and advent calendars

Dec 2nd 2016, 6:00 PM 3,375 Views 1 Comment

DISASTER.

# pets - Friday 11 November, 2016

This adorable dog in Galway got so emotional watching the John Lewis ad
# Winnie
From The Daily Edge
# Winnie

This adorable dog in Galway got so emotional watching the John Lewis ad

Nov 11th 2016, 12:05 PM 6,842 Views 3 Comments

We truly do not deserve dogs.

Gardaí warn pet owners to be responsible after finding abandoned kittens in suitcase
# Dublin
# Dublin

Gardaí warn pet owners to be responsible after finding abandoned kittens in suitcase

Nov 11th 2016, 10:13 AM 12,471 Views 20 Comments

The DSPCA has re-homed over 900 cats and kittens to date in 2016, an increase on previous years.

# pets - Monday 31 October, 2016

A man dressed up as his cat for Halloween and its reaction was perfect
# Feline Scare
From The Daily Edge
# Feline Scare

A man dressed up as his cat for Halloween and its reaction was perfect

Oct 31st 2016, 10:22 AM 9,574 Views 0 Comments

Well he’s not happy.

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