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Dog Rescue Service Closes Its Doors After Online Abuse

Rescue Dogs Sligo, the only service of its kind in the county, announced its closure last weekend. The decision was confirmed on their Facebook page by founder Dorothy Kilgallen following a number of issues including a lack of support and continuo...

Should Dogs Be Made To Wear Nappies?

A Kerry County Councillor is calling for the development of dog nappies. Councillor Michael O’Shea says a dog nappy, similar to those used for horses by Killarney jarvies, could be a solution to growing dog fouling problems within his constituency...

Vets Issue Summer Skin Cancer Warning For Pets

As Sun Awareness Week approaches, (May 8th - 14th), vets are trying to alert pet owners that it's not just humans who need to be wary of the sun's harmful rays. Veterinary expert Megan Jerred at Animalfriends.co.uk, says that sun-related illnesses...

Science Has Unveiled Why ‘Guilty’ Dogs Make That Adorably Sad Face

All dogs are armed with a powerful weapon — guilty eyes. It’s the face canines break out when you scold them for a house training accident or shoe shredding. Cowering to make themselves a bit smaller, they flash you those big, brimming, upward ca...

Avoid Going To The Vet With Your Dog This Easter!

In the run up to the Easter festivities this coming weekend, Dogs Trust, Ireland’s largest dog welfare charity, are highlighting the tragic consequences of feeding your dog chocolate intended for human consumption. Sadly, many dog owners are simpl...

Taiwan First Country In Asia To Ban Eating Cats And Dogs

Taiwan is the first country in Asia to ban the slaughter of dogs and cats and the consumption of their meat. Amendments to the current legislation could lead to the outlawing of dog and cat consumption by the end of April.   The amendments still h...

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How To Avoid Runaway Pups

In an ideal world, a lost dog would be able to head up to the nearest police station and reel off their address, owner’s names and home phone number. Our pups are intelligent, but I think this may be expecting just a little too much. Many dogs hav...

Working Dogs Absolutely Despise Non-Working Dogs

Working dogs spend most of their days discussing how lazy and entitled non-working dogs are, it has emerged.  Dogs with jobs in farming, care work or the police believe the way unemployed dogs get housed and fed for free is ‘an absolute joke’ that...

How Often Should You Be Shampooing Your Dog?

Giving your dog a bath can be a fun time or seen as a chore, but at the end of the day, keeping your pet clean is vital to your pet’s health. But how often should you be giving your dog a shampoo? Your Dog’s Shampoo The amount of time you should s...

How To Put An End To Dog On Dog Aggression

Dog on dog aggression can be a serious problem, especially if there are two dogs in a household that don’t get along. It is also an obstacle for many pet parents who must go for walks in neighbourhoods where there are a lot of other dogs. The wors...

4 Basic Commands To Teach Your Dog

Training your dog is one of the most important tasks you will need to do at the early stages of the puppy’s life and the continuation of training throughout their life. Training in the early puppy stages will help them become accustomed to everyda...

The Best Dog Breeds For Older Adults

Interested in adding a canine companion to the family? As adults age into retirement and kids “leave the nest,” it’s common to feel like a little life is missing from the place. Dogs bring the vitality, cheer, and playfulness that helps keep you y...

Preparing Your Dog For Grooming

As many dog owners know only too well, preparing your pet for grooming, particularly if it is their first time can be challenging, to say the least. Although it is a good idea and recommended to introduce your dog to the grooming process while the...