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Buy Irish Online (But Only If You Get Value For Money)

I happened to be in the post office early one morning this week. One of the local postmen was laying out his deliveries for the day in sequence of delivery and most of what he was dealing with was boxes of all sizes. How their role has changed d...

Fireworks Starting Much Earlier This Year And Terrifying Pets

Ireland's largest dog welfare charity has received a 358% increase in dog owners requesting advice on how to help their pets cope with fireworks Dogs Trust, Ireland's largest dog welfare charity, has issued some advice on how to keep our furry fou...

Vaccines Don't Cause Autism In Dogs: Veterinarians Respond To New Anti-Vaxx Fears

A British morning talk show's tweet regarding dog vaccination fears turns the anti-vaccine conversation to dogs. Though there is existing research on the matter, the information is not nearly substantial to cause worry among pet owners. Tweet Gon...

Training Dogs To Be Comfortable Around People In Face Masks

From the Lone Ranger to Zorro, we know good guys can wear masks. But just try convincing your dog of that. As controlling the spread of the coronavirus becomes a paramount concern, many governments across the world have recommended – and some hav...

Gardai Issue Advice Following Rise In Dog Thefts

Following a rise in the theft of dogs throughout the country, Gardaí are appealing to the public to take extra crime prevention measures when it comes to caring for your pet, particularly high-value breeds of dogs. A number of dog thefts have bee...

Opinion: You Can Assist Guide Dogs Not Trained For Social Distancing

In this time when so many of our social rituals have changed to accommodate the new rules of a global pandemic, one thing remains a constant: the need to remember to always use your powers of observation and offer a comfortable “physical distance...

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When Should You Start Training Your Puppy?

When you first bring home your new puppy, they’re ready to start training. Just like babies, they are constantly soaking up information about the world around them. Puppies are typically eight weeks old when they are able to leave their birth mot...

A Guide To Buying A Racing Greyhound

The sport of greyhound racing offers a more affordable way to get into ownership compared to horse racing. The chances are you will not be too far away from your local track, and with dogs usually attached to one track, that means a short journey...

Best Tips For Camping With Dogs

Most dog owners simply love taking their four-legged friends everywhere with them and camping trips are no exception. Those are actually moments that strengthen the relationship between you and your pet. Also, dogs are encouraged to trust you more...

Are Stairs Or A Ramp Better For Dogs?

You may not always have a fit dog or a good-sized dog that can jump and work freely through any obstacles. So, if you own a dog with arthritis problems, mobility issues, or a senior dog, maybe you should get a dog stair or a ramp. Moreover, if you...

Choosing The Right Diet For Your Overweight Dogs

The majority of dog owners need reminding from time to time that their loving pooch is not human! We all talk to them as if they are and treat them as such, and yet we sometimes do not seem to realise that it is not good for them, especially where...

Dogs Are Great For Your Mental Health — Here’s Why

There’s a reason why everyone loves to watch dog videos when feeling sad — they make people happy. These naturally curious creatures can make people smile even on the darkest days. While watching these videos can give you a boost of positive energ...

6 Facts Your Vet Wished You Knew About Keeping Your Dog Healthy

Doggy health is not just about treatment - it starts with prevention and a healthy lifestyle! You can save a lot of vet expenses by paying attention to healthy habits for your pup every day. Today we look at 6 simple actions you can take right awa...