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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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6 Unusual Things About Owning Dogs That New Owners Must Know

If you have decided to take the plunge and get yourself a dog, congratulations are in order! Pets of all kinds are precious–but dogs have a special charm. Not only are they the best cuddle buddies they also offer companionship, love, happiness, an...

Scaredy Dog: How To Solve Your Dog's Fear Of Car Rides

Some dogs love nothing more than going for car rides with their family, but others see this activity as the biggest nightmare. In extreme cases, your dog can even fall physical ill from stress caused by car rides. While most people choose to leave...

How To Get A Dog To Walk On A Leash

In Ireland, it’s encouraged to keep dogs on a leash whenever they’re in public. However, if you’ve got a young pup in your life — or a particularly rambunctious adult dog — walking on the lead might feel like an impossible feat. But believe it or ...

Tips For Dealing With The Death Of A Pet

You've just lost a member of the family. First off, recognise that whether it was a dog, cat, or even a goldfish, your pet was a part of your family just like any other member, and as such you're going to have feelings of loss that are just as st...

The Right Things To Do To Groom Your Dog At Home According To A Groomer

It is not always easy to groom your dog directly at home. Because even if the desire is there, the lack of knowledge and habit can frighten the more reckless among us.  It is not easy indeed to cut the scissors around the eyes. Not easy either if...

How To Be A Responsible Pet Owner In A Condo

There are a few condo units in Canada that allow you to keep pets but at certain conditions. Some of them have pet type restrictions and others ask you to keep a pet of a specific weight and size limit. Owning a pet comes with great responsibiliti...

All You Need To Know About Cavapoos And Their Maintenance

Who says you should only adopt purebred dogs and puppies? As a matter of fact, several hybrid dogs can be well suited for families and healthier than natural ones. And hybrids don't break even if they were formed in a lab. For example, if we take ...