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# vets - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Vets say new dog breeding guidelines need to improve standards

Submissions received during a public consultation process differ on “a significant number of issues”.

# vets - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

From The Daily Edge This veterinary hospital in Dublin is looking for a 'cat cuddler' to join their team Just Cats

# vets - Monday 4 April, 2016

It's taken a long time, but vets can finally call themselves 'Dr'

This brings them into line with international norms.

# vets - Thursday 28 January, 2016

“I got quite a shock because there was blood all over the cattle pen” – vet warning after vicious dog-attack

Mallow vet John O’Donnell said that he had never witnessed anything like the attack before in his career.

# vets - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Owners warned not to throw sticks for dogs to chase

The warning comes after reports of a dog puncturing its tongue and damaging its larynx.

# vets - 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

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.

# vets - Monday 10 November, 2014

UCD ends practice of buying greyhounds for medical experiments

Over a six-year period, the university bought a total of 212 dogs.

# vets - Thursday 4 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Vet removes 43 socks from sick dog's stomach That Socks

Vet removes 43 socks from sick dog's stomach

Oh so THAT’S where they all went.

# vets - Thursday 15 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Everyone has completely fallen in love with Channel 4's Irish 'Supervet' Supervet

Everyone has completely fallen in love with Channel 4's Irish 'Supervet'

He loves animals. We love animals. We love him.

# vets - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Tail docking by non-vets to be banned

A petition was set up after it emerged that new regulations were being considered that would have allowed tail docking.

# vets - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Poll: Are Ireland’s animal welfare laws strong enough? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are Ireland’s animal welfare laws strong enough?

A number of cases recently have shown how badly some animals are treated by their owners – but are the punishments enough?

# vets - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Research chimpanzees to be 'retired' in the US

A ‘Chimp Haven’ has been constructed to house the chimps as only 50 to be left in studies and “invasive” research to be phased out.