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From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Were Irish hospital staff told to stop calling patients 'love' or 'dear'? Pet Names

FactCheck: Were Irish hospital staff told to stop calling patients 'love' or 'dear'?

Yesterday it was described as political correctness “gone mad”, but did the HSE even say it?

From TheJournal.ie Naming cats and dogs: New figures show we like giving our animals celebrity names Pet Names

Naming cats and dogs: New figures show we like giving our animals celebrity names

The research, based on 70,000 pets from clinics in Dublin, Meath and Kildare, also shows a decline for some of the more traditional monikers.

Stop with the pet names, why don't you? Pet Names This post contains a poll

Stop with the pet names, why don't you?

Journal of Animal Ethics claims that its call to stop using “derogatory terminology” about animals such as ‘beast’, ‘critter’, and ‘pets’ has been misinterpreted.