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

Feb 13th 2021, 11:30 AM 26,343 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.

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

Aug 30th 2019, 6:47 PM 24,825 Views 38 Comments

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

Dec 23rd 2018, 7:00 AM 7,808 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Oct 26th 2018, 6:10 AM 50,645 Views 17 Comments

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

Sep 28th 2018, 4:27 PM 27,416 Views 0 Comments

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

Aug 22nd 2017, 6:01 AM 82,747 Views 107 Comments

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
# Everything Is Going To Be OK
# 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 8,093 Views 2 Comments

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
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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 15,758 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.

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

Aug 4th 2015, 7:42 PM 16,553 Views 17 Comments

The euthatal was taken last week.

Kerry vet warns locals about possible strychnine poisoning of three dogs
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Kerry vet warns locals about possible strychnine poisoning of three dogs

Apr 6th 2015, 7:45 AM 14,711 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.

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

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

Mar 1st 2015, 2:00 PM 3,524 Views 1 Comment

No WAY is this bird going to the vet.

Man pays £300 to save his constipated goldfish
# Fishy Behaviour
# Fishy Behaviour

Man pays £300 to save his constipated goldfish

Jan 4th 2015, 11:45 AM 3,973 Views 1 Comment

Constipated. Goldfish.

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

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

Dec 12th 2014, 8:23 PM 2,508 Views 0 Comments

“I SHAN’T WEAR IT.”

Goldfish recovering after undergoing high risk brain surgery
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# Went Swimmingly

Goldfish recovering after undergoing high risk brain surgery

Sep 16th 2014, 11:24 AM 16,416 Views 54 Comments

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
# By George
# By George

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

Sep 15th 2014, 8:38 PM 3,621 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Vet warning after dog has tail amputated over loom band

Sep 11th 2014, 7:45 AM 18,974 Views 10 Comments

Patches has thankfully made a full recovery.

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

Aug 29th 2014, 2:55 PM 23,510 Views 54 Comments

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

Galway gardaí saved a stranded seal last night
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Galway gardaí saved a stranded seal last night

Jul 5th 2014, 8:20 PM 19,256 Views 34 Comments

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

Horse attached to sulky dies after smashing into oncoming vehicle
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Horse attached to sulky dies after smashing into oncoming vehicle

Jun 9th 2014, 4:51 PM 34,831 Views 171 Comments

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

Mar 17th 2014, 1:26 PM 18,927 Views 15 Comments

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
# Hair Of The Dog
# Hair Of The Dog

Poisoned puppy cured by getting drunk on a bottle of vodka

Mar 10th 2014, 6:00 PM 39,214 Views 36 Comments

Ruff weekend, eh?

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

Jan 24th 2014, 8:30 PM 19,561 Views 36 Comments

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
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Animal charity euthanised dogs at roadside following loss of premises

Nov 17th 2013, 11:30 AM 33,940 Views 76 Comments

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
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# Tortoise

Tortoise has amputated leg replaced with Lego wheel

Nov 8th 2013, 5:30 PM 1,562 Views 1 Comment

Schildi keeps on rollin’.

Do you know this dog?
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Do you know this dog?

Jul 3rd 2013, 6:10 PM 12,905 Views 20 Comments

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

Jun 5th 2013, 6:45 AM 15,487 Views 86 Comments

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

Mar 10th 2013, 8:20 AM 14,340 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.

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

Feb 25th 2013, 3:59 PM 10,018 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
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UPDATE: Man sentenced to life for the murder of Catherine Gowing

Feb 25th 2013, 12:22 PM 7,730 Views 18 Comments

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
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Taylor the puppy recovering well after horrific attack

Jan 7th 2013, 5:14 PM 18,575 Views 62 Comments

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

Jan 3rd 2013, 4:17 PM 8,229 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
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Murdered vet Catherine Gowing to be laid to rest in Offaly

Jan 3rd 2013, 8:16 AM 3,885 Views 2 Comments

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

Remains identified as missing vet Catherine Gowing
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Remains identified as missing vet Catherine Gowing

Nov 4th 2012, 4:05 PM 13,367 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.

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

Nov 2nd 2012, 6:41 PM 12,575 Views 0 Comments

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

Oct 19th 2012, 7:46 AM 14,040 Views 1 Comment

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

Oct 18th 2012, 6:16 PM 10,216 Views 2 Comments

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
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"Meaningless" vaccination certs can spell danger for puppies

Aug 13th 2012, 5:28 PM 9,690 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.