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# vet - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Pete the Vet: Top 10 things to consider if you're getting a new pet
# Opinion
# Opinion

Pete the Vet: Top 10 things to consider if you're getting a new pet

Feb 13th 2021, 11:30 AM 25,747 Views 22 Comments

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.

# vet - Friday 30 August, 2019

Appeal to fund treatment of cats 'scalded with boiling water' in Limerick
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Appeal to fund treatment of cats 'scalded with boiling water' in Limerick

Aug 30th 2019, 6:47 PM 24,786 Views 38 Comments

One cat has been rescued and two others are yet to be caught.

# vet - Sunday 23 December, 2018

'Very concerning': Pet surgeries may be postponed due to shortage of anaesthetic drug
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

'Very concerning': Pet surgeries may be postponed due to shortage of anaesthetic drug

Dec 23rd 2018, 7:00 AM 7,801 Views 0 Comments

About 50,000 pet surgeries happen in Ireland each year.

# vet - Friday 26 October, 2018

'Extremely unusual' cat deaths spark warning about dangers of antifreeze
# Poisoning
# Poisoning

'Extremely unusual' cat deaths spark warning about dangers of antifreeze

Oct 26th 2018, 6:10 AM 50,528 Views 17 Comments

The survival rate for cats affected by antifreeze poisoning is less than 5%.

# vet - Friday 28 September, 2018

Vet who wore Donald Trump mask while working at meat plant wins High Court case
# High Court
# High Court

Vet who wore Donald Trump mask while working at meat plant wins High Court case

Sep 28th 2018, 4:27 PM 27,385 Views 0 Comments

The judge adjourned the case to a date in Octobers when final orders will be made.

# vet - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Bullock with serious injuries left unaided and alone at Mayo cattle mart for 10 hours
# Ballina
# Ballina

Bullock with serious injuries left unaided and alone at Mayo cattle mart for 10 hours

Aug 22nd 2017, 6:01 AM 82,416 Views 107 Comments

The animal was euthanised after being left in distress from morning until evening after sustaining a broken leg.

# vet - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

A 12-year-old girl sent this adorable email to the vet after her cat drank strawberry milk
# Everything Is Going To Be OK
From The Daily Edge
# Everything Is Going To Be OK

A 12-year-old girl sent this adorable email to the vet after her cat drank strawberry milk

Feb 7th 2017, 9:59 PM 8,087 Views 2 Comments

Subject line: “My cat’s helth”

# vet - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

I spent five long years studying to be a vet and I'm up against JobBridge ads paying €50 a week
# Opinion
# Opinion

I spent five long years studying to be a vet and I'm up against JobBridge ads paying €50 a week

Oct 27th 2015, 12:00 PM 14,859 Views 141 Comments

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.

# vet - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Thieves stole a potentially lethal chemical from a Dublin vet
# Alert
# Alert

Thieves stole a potentially lethal chemical from a Dublin vet

Aug 4th 2015, 7:42 PM 16,546 Views 17 Comments

The euthatal was taken last week.

# vet - Monday 6 April, 2015

Kerry vet warns locals about possible strychnine poisoning of three dogs
# Killarney National Park
# Killarney National Park

Kerry vet warns locals about possible strychnine poisoning of three dogs

Apr 6th 2015, 7:45 AM 14,689 Views 15 Comments

All three dogs were in the same week and the vet managed to save two of them but it worried about more cases.

# vet - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Cockatoo finds out it's going to the vet, and things get extremely creepy
# I Shall Scream
From The Daily Edge
# I Shall Scream

Cockatoo finds out it's going to the vet, and things get extremely creepy

Mar 1st 2015, 2:00 PM 3,511 Views 1 Comment

No WAY is this bird going to the vet.

# vet - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Man pays £300 to save his constipated goldfish
# Fishy Behaviour
From The Daily Edge
# Fishy Behaviour

Man pays £300 to save his constipated goldfish

Jan 4th 2015, 11:45 AM 3,966 Views 1 Comment

Constipated. Goldfish.

# vet - Friday 12 December, 2014

Cute puppy dons Cone of Shame, conveniently forgets how to walk until it comes off
# What A Pup
From The Daily Edge
# What A Pup

Cute puppy dons Cone of Shame, conveniently forgets how to walk until it comes off

Dec 12th 2014, 8:23 PM 2,498 Views 0 Comments

“I SHAN’T WEAR IT.”

# vet - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Goldfish recovering after undergoing high risk brain surgery
# Went Swimmingly
# Went Swimmingly

Goldfish recovering after undergoing high risk brain surgery

Sep 16th 2014, 11:24 AM 16,398 Views 54 Comments

The vet said he had to be careful that the goldfish didn’t lose more than half a millilitre of blood.

# vet - Monday 15 September, 2014

This 10-year-old pet goldfish had surgery to remove a tumour, and was saved
# By George
From The Daily Edge
# By George

This 10-year-old pet goldfish had surgery to remove a tumour, and was saved

Sep 15th 2014, 8:38 PM 3,620 Views 5 Comments

George the goldfish was a “much-loved pet”.

# vet - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Vet warning after dog has tail amputated over loom band
# Cautionary Tail
# Cautionary Tail

Vet warning after dog has tail amputated over loom band

Sep 11th 2014, 7:45 AM 18,912 Views 10 Comments

Patches has thankfully made a full recovery.

# vet - Friday 29 August, 2014

Cut up your six pack rings warns IWDG after dolphin death in Cork
# Pollution
# Pollution

Cut up your six pack rings warns IWDG after dolphin death in Cork

Aug 29th 2014, 2:55 PM 23,402 Views 54 Comments

A piece of plastic debris wrapped around its beak preventing it from feeding.

# vet - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Galway gardaí saved a stranded seal last night
# Seal Rescue
# Seal Rescue

Galway gardaí saved a stranded seal last night

Jul 5th 2014, 8:20 PM 19,250 Views 34 Comments

Gardai got the seal to a local vet who cared for him overnight.

# vet - Monday 9 June, 2014

Horse attached to sulky dies after smashing into oncoming vehicle
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

Horse attached to sulky dies after smashing into oncoming vehicle

Jun 9th 2014, 4:51 PM 34,749 Views 171 Comments

The ISPCA is now calling for a ban on these small carts being used on public roads.

# vet - Monday 17 March, 2014

Gardaí warn drugs contained in missing jeep are 'extremely dangerous'
# Warning
# Warning

Gardaí warn drugs contained in missing jeep are 'extremely dangerous'

Mar 17th 2014, 1:26 PM 18,925 Views 15 Comments

Veterinary drugs contained in a black Toyota Landcruiser taken in Galway yesterday are “not fit for human consumption”.

# vet - Monday 10 March, 2014

Poisoned puppy cured by getting drunk on a bottle of vodka
# Hair Of The Dog
From The Daily Edge
# Hair Of The Dog

Poisoned puppy cured by getting drunk on a bottle of vodka

Mar 10th 2014, 6:00 PM 39,206 Views 36 Comments

Ruff weekend, eh?

# vet - Friday 24 January, 2014

Horses rescued after spending days stuck in bog water
# Meath
# Meath

Horses rescued after spending days stuck in bog water

Jan 24th 2014, 8:30 PM 19,543 Views 36 Comments

Distressing images. A team of local volunteers rescued the two horses, and another two are being moved to safety.

# vet - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Animal charity euthanised dogs at roadside following loss of premises
# Ballymun
# Ballymun

Animal charity euthanised dogs at roadside following loss of premises

Nov 17th 2013, 11:30 AM 33,889 Views 76 Comments

Dogs Aid were running clinics from an apartment in a Ballymun towerblock, but were asked to leave ahead of its destruction.

# vet - Friday 8 November, 2013

Tortoise has amputated leg replaced with Lego wheel
# Tortoise
From The Daily Edge
# Tortoise

Tortoise has amputated leg replaced with Lego wheel

Nov 8th 2013, 5:30 PM 1,561 Views 1 Comment

Schildi keeps on rollin’.

# vet - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Do you know this dog?
# Lost
# Lost

Do you know this dog?

Jul 3rd 2013, 6:10 PM 12,903 Views 20 Comments

He was handed into Pearse Street Garda Station today and they’re looking to find his owner.

# vet - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Two puppies beaten and thrown over 10-foot wall in Portlaoise
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Two puppies beaten and thrown over 10-foot wall in Portlaoise

Jun 5th 2013, 6:45 AM 15,437 Views 86 Comments

The two eight-week-old pups had been abandoned behind the high wall for about four days, leaving them severely dehydrated.

# vet - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Dumped and dying, Finzi's tale serves as warning to dog owners
# Rescued
# Rescued

Dumped and dying, Finzi's tale serves as warning to dog owners

Mar 10th 2013, 8:20 AM 14,335 Views 25 Comments

Finzi’s tale is a cautionary one for dog owners, vet Pete Wedderburn said, warning people to make sure to worm their dogs.

# vet - Monday 25 February, 2013

Emma Gowing: The sentence today means our world is a safer place
# Life Sentence
# Life Sentence

Emma Gowing: The sentence today means our world is a safer place

Feb 25th 2013, 3:59 PM 9,981 Views 19 Comments

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
# Life Sentence
# Life Sentence

UPDATE: Man sentenced to life for the murder of Catherine Gowing

Feb 25th 2013, 12:22 PM 7,682 Views 18 Comments

Evidence presented to the court suggests that she had been tied up and raped before being murdered.

# vet - Monday 7 January, 2013

Taylor the puppy recovering well after horrific attack
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Taylor the puppy recovering well after horrific attack

Jan 7th 2013, 5:14 PM 18,569 Views 62 Comments

Details of the cruel attack on the three month old pup have become more clear as vets assess his injuries.

# vet - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Catherine Gowing remembered as a 'gift from God' at funeral
# RIP
# RIP

Catherine Gowing remembered as a 'gift from God' at funeral

Jan 3rd 2013, 4:17 PM 8,185 Views 6 Comments

The murdered vet was laid to rest in Co Offaly today.

Murdered vet Catherine Gowing to be laid to rest in Offaly
# RIP
# RIP

Murdered vet Catherine Gowing to be laid to rest in Offaly

Jan 3rd 2013, 8:16 AM 3,881 Views 2 Comments

The 37-year-old veterinarian went missing from her home in north Wales last October.

# vet - Sunday 4 November, 2012

Remains identified as missing vet Catherine Gowing
# Search
# Search

Remains identified as missing vet Catherine Gowing

Nov 4th 2012, 4:05 PM 13,360 Views 0 Comments

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.

# vet - Friday 2 November, 2012

Police in Wales find more human remains in search for Catherine Gowing
# Search
# Search

Police in Wales find more human remains in search for Catherine Gowing

Nov 2nd 2012, 6:41 PM 12,567 Views 0 Comments

The remains were discovered by an off duty police officer along the banks of a river.

# vet - Thursday 1 November, 2012

# vet - Friday 19 October, 2012

Catherine Gowing: Partial text sent to colleague on weekend she disappeared
# Disappearance
# Disappearance

Catherine Gowing: Partial text sent to colleague on weekend she disappeared

Oct 19th 2012, 7:46 AM 14,013 Views 1 Comment

Police are said to be examining mobile phone records as part of their search for the missing Offaly woman.

# vet - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Catherine Gowing’s sister say they feel “lost” as they desperately try to find her
# Appeal
# Appeal

Catherine Gowing’s sister say they feel “lost” as they desperately try to find her

Oct 18th 2012, 6:16 PM 10,204 Views 2 Comments

The sister of missing Irish woman in Wales is appealing for the local community to help find her and her car.

# vet - Monday 13 August, 2012

"Meaningless" vaccination certs can spell danger for puppies
# Warning
# Warning

"Meaningless" vaccination certs can spell danger for puppies

Aug 13th 2012, 5:28 PM 9,623 Views 30 Comments

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.