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From TheJournal.ie 'Very concerning': Pet surgeries may be postponed due to shortage of anaesthetic drug Animal Welfare

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Extremely unusual' cat deaths spark warning about dangers of antifreeze Poisoning

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Vet who wore Donald Trump mask while working at meat plant wins High Court case High Court

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.

From TheJournal.ie Bullock with serious injuries left unaided and alone at Mayo cattle mart for 10 hours Ballina

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.

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Thieves stole a potentially lethal chemical from a Dublin vet Alert

Thieves stole a potentially lethal chemical from a Dublin vet

The euthatal was taken last week.

From TheJournal.ie Kerry vet warns locals about possible strychnine poisoning of three dogs Killarney National Park

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.

From TheJournal.ie Goldfish recovering after undergoing high risk brain surgery Went Swimmingly

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”.

From TheJournal.ie Vet warning after dog has tail amputated over loom band Cautionary Tail

Vet warning after dog has tail amputated over loom band

Patches has thankfully made a full recovery.

From TheJournal.ie Cut up your six pack rings warns IWDG after dolphin death in Cork Pollution

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.

From TheJournal.ie Galway gardaí saved a stranded seal last night Seal Rescue

Galway gardaí saved a stranded seal last night

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

From TheJournal.ie Horse attached to sulky dies after smashing into oncoming vehicle Animal Welfare

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.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí warn drugs contained in missing jeep are 'extremely dangerous' Warning

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”.

From TheJournal.ie Horses rescued after spending days stuck in bog water Meath This post contains images

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.

From TheJournal.ie Animal charity euthanised dogs at roadside following loss of premises Ballymun

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’.

From TheJournal.ie Do you know this dog? Lost

Do you know this dog?

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

From TheJournal.ie Two puppies beaten and thrown over 10-foot wall in Portlaoise Animal Cruelty

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.

From TheJournal.ie Dumped and dying, Finzi's tale serves as warning to dog owners Rescued This post contains images

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.

From TheJournal.ie Emma Gowing: The sentence today means our world is a safer place Life Sentence

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.

From TheJournal.ie UPDATE: Man sentenced to life for the murder of Catherine Gowing Life Sentence

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.

From TheJournal.ie Taylor the puppy recovering well after horrific attack Animal Cruelty

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.

From TheJournal.ie Catherine Gowing remembered as a 'gift from God' at funeral RIP

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Murdered vet Catherine Gowing to be laid to rest in Offaly RIP

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.

From TheJournal.ie Remains identified as missing vet Catherine Gowing Search

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.

From TheJournal.ie Police in Wales find more human remains in search for Catherine Gowing Search

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.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Catherine Gowing: Partial text sent to colleague on weekend she disappeared Disappearance

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.

From TheJournal.ie Catherine Gowing’s sister say they feel “lost” as they desperately try to find her Appeal

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.

From TheJournal.ie "Meaningless" vaccination certs can spell danger for puppies Warning This post contains images

"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.