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Vets say new dog breeding guidelines need to improve standards
# Kennels
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Vets say new dog breeding guidelines need to improve standards

Jun 17th 2018, 8:00 AM 11,517 Views 13 Comments

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

This veterinary hospital in Dublin is looking for a 'cat cuddler' to join their team
# Just Cats
# Just Cats

This veterinary hospital in Dublin is looking for a 'cat cuddler' to join their team

May 24th 2017, 7:49 AM 9,783 Views 0 Comments

EH, SIGN US UP.

It's taken a long time, but vets can finally call themselves 'Dr'
# Going Up In The World
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# Going Up In The World

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

Apr 4th 2016, 11:46 AM 22,765 Views 43 Comments

This brings them into line with international norms.

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

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

Jan 28th 2016, 4:41 PM 33,584 Views 34 Comments

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

Owners warned not to throw sticks for dogs to chase
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# Don't Fetch

Owners warned not to throw sticks for dogs to chase

Jan 20th 2016, 8:50 PM 37,381 Views 69 Comments

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

I spent five long years studying to be a vet and I'm up against JobBridge ads paying €50 a week
# Opinion
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# 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 13,408 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.

UCD ends practice of buying greyhounds for medical experiments
# Dogs
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# Dogs

UCD ends practice of buying greyhounds for medical experiments

Nov 10th 2014, 7:15 AM 11,359 Views 27 Comments

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

Vet removes 43 socks from sick dog's stomach
# That Socks
# That Socks

Vet removes 43 socks from sick dog's stomach

Sep 4th 2014, 6:00 PM 38,295 Views 39 Comments

Oh so THAT’S where they all went.

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

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

May 15th 2014, 9:51 AM 9,016 Views 2 Comments

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

Tail docking by non-vets to be banned
# Animal Welfare
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# Animal Welfare

Tail docking by non-vets to be banned

Nov 24th 2013, 2:13 PM 11,921 Views 48 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 10th 2013, 11:36 AM 7,557 Views 58 Comments

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

Research chimpanzees to be 'retired' in the US
# Chimp Haven
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# Chimp Haven

Research chimpanzees to be 'retired' in the US

Jan 24th 2013, 6:55 AM 5,196 Views 16 Comments

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.