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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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15 Tips For When You Are Taking Your Pet To College

Pets are friendly companions you choose to live with at home. They usually offer you comfort and happiness. Sometimes, people even treat their pets like their own child or as a brother or sister. Generally, the type of pet you can have will vary d...

Winter Is Coming: How To Prepare Your Pets For The Cold

A lot of people have a love-hate relationship with the winter season. Some anticipate the cold weather as it signifies the start of the holiday season, while many people hate it because of the immense cold and lack of sunlight. Having a well-insul...

4 Ways to Care For Your Pet In Their Older Years

If your pet lives to a ripe old age, there are a few things you can do to make its life easier towards the end. Some normal symptoms of old age in dogs are a white beard and eyebrows, occasional slight limping, cloudy eyes, arthritic stiffness and...

How To Keep A Dog Safe During The Christmas Holiday

Christmas is coming and just the thought of the holidays makes us happy. But there are so many things to do to be prepared for the celebration - buy presents, decorate your home, invite friends and relatives, etc. And some of us might forget about...

Hotel Laws For Emotional Support Animals (ESAs)

Are There Hotel Laws for Emotional Support Animals (ESAs)? If you have an emotional support animal (ESA), then you know how important it is to be able to take them places with you. This can be from simple local outings to trips across the state ...

5 Things To Know Before Getting A Family Pet

If you happen to had a pet when growing up, then you already have some wonderful memories about them. Having a pet as part of your family has several benefits, but you must also be ready to be committed. You should see it as an opportunity to add ...

Do You Know That Car Insurance Is Cheaper Than Dog Insurance?

As a pet owner in Ireland, do you realize that pet insurance helps you to reduce the overall costs of expensive veterinary bills, but it is more costly than car insurance?  In fact, pets, including dog insurance, is very similar to health insuranc...