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Friday 22 September 2023 Dublin: 9°C

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Pete the Vet: Top 10 things to consider if you're getting a new pet
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.
Appeal to fund treatment of cats 'scalded with boiling water' in Limerick
One cat has been rescued and two others are yet to be caught.
'Very concerning': Pet surgeries may be postponed due to shortage of anaesthetic drug
About 50,000 pet surgeries happen in Ireland each year.
'Extremely unusual' cat deaths spark warning about dangers of antifreeze
The survival rate for cats affected by antifreeze poisoning is less than 5%.
Vet who wore Donald Trump mask while working at meat plant wins High Court case
The judge adjourned the case to a date in Octobers when final orders will be made.
Bullock with serious injuries left unaided and alone at Mayo cattle mart for 10 hours
The animal was euthanised after being left in distress from morning until evening after sustaining a broken leg.
A 12-year-old girl sent this adorable email to the vet after her cat drank strawberry milk
Subject line: “My cat’s helth”
I spent five long years studying to be a vet and I'm up against JobBridge ads paying €50 a week
Veterinary Ireland has said it has written to the Department of Social Protection to express their concerns about JobBridge vet positions. Here, one graduate tells her story.
Thieves stole a potentially lethal chemical from a Dublin vet
The euthatal was taken last week.
Kerry vet warns locals about possible strychnine poisoning of three dogs
All three dogs were in the same week and the vet managed to save two of them but it worried about more cases.
Cockatoo finds out it's going to the vet, and things get extremely creepy
No WAY is this bird going to the vet.
Man pays £300 to save his constipated goldfish
Constipated. Goldfish.
Cute puppy dons Cone of Shame, conveniently forgets how to walk until it comes off
Goldfish recovering after undergoing high risk brain surgery
The vet said he had to be careful that the goldfish didn’t lose more than half a millilitre of blood.
This 10-year-old pet goldfish had surgery to remove a tumour, and was saved
George the goldfish was a “much-loved pet”.
Vet warning after dog has tail amputated over loom band
Patches has thankfully made a full recovery.
Cut up your six pack rings warns IWDG after dolphin death in Cork
A piece of plastic debris wrapped around its beak preventing it from feeding.
Galway gardaí saved a stranded seal last night
Gardai got the seal to a local vet who cared for him overnight.
Horse attached to sulky dies after smashing into oncoming vehicle
The ISPCA is now calling for a ban on these small carts being used on public roads.
Gardaí warn drugs contained in missing jeep are 'extremely dangerous'
Veterinary drugs contained in a black Toyota Landcruiser taken in Galway yesterday are “not fit for human consumption”.
Poisoned puppy cured by getting drunk on a bottle of vodka
Ruff weekend, eh?
Horses rescued after spending days stuck in bog water
Distressing images. A team of local volunteers rescued the two horses, and another two are being moved to safety.
Animal charity euthanised dogs at roadside following loss of premises
Dogs Aid were running clinics from an apartment in a Ballymun towerblock, but were asked to leave ahead of its destruction.
Tortoise has amputated leg replaced with Lego wheel
Schildi keeps on rollin’.
Do you know this dog?
He was handed into Pearse Street Garda Station today and they’re looking to find his owner.
Two puppies beaten and thrown over 10-foot wall in Portlaoise
The two eight-week-old pups had been abandoned behind the high wall for about four days, leaving them severely dehydrated.
Dumped and dying, Finzi's tale serves as warning to dog owners
Finzi’s tale is a cautionary one for dog owners, vet Pete Wedderburn said, warning people to make sure to worm their dogs.
Emma Gowing: The sentence today means our world is a safer place
Clive Sharp was handed down a life sentence today for the murder of Irish vet, Catherine Gowing, in Wales last year.
UPDATE: Man sentenced to life for the murder of Catherine Gowing
Evidence presented to the court suggests that she had been tied up and raped before being murdered.
Taylor the puppy recovering well after horrific attack
Details of the cruel attack on the three month old pup have become more clear as vets assess his injuries.
Catherine Gowing remembered as a 'gift from God' at funeral
The murdered vet was laid to rest in Co Offaly today.
Murdered vet Catherine Gowing to be laid to rest in Offaly
The 37-year-old veterinarian went missing from her home in north Wales last October.
Remains identified as missing vet Catherine Gowing
North Wales Police confirmed that the remains found in a shallow pool on Wednesday have been identified as missing 37-year-old Catherine Gowing from Offaly.
Police in Wales find more human remains in search for Catherine Gowing
The remains were discovered by an off duty police officer along the banks of a river.
Catherine Gowing: Partial text sent to colleague on weekend she disappeared
Police are said to be examining mobile phone records as part of their search for the missing Offaly woman.
Catherine Gowing’s sister say they feel “lost” as they desperately try to find her
The sister of missing Irish woman in Wales is appealing for the local community to help find her and her car.
"Meaningless" vaccination certs can spell danger for puppies
Vet Pete Wedderburn has publicised Leo the Shih Tzu’s (pictured) battle for life to show how meaningless vaccination certs could even lead to puppies being euthanised.