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From TheJournal.ie Vets say new dog breeding guidelines need to improve standards Kennels

Vets say new dog breeding guidelines need to improve standards

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

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

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

This brings them into line with international norms.

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

“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.

From TheJournal.ie Owners warned not to throw sticks for dogs to chase Don't Fetch

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.

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 UCD ends practice of buying greyhounds for medical experiments Dogs

UCD ends practice of buying greyhounds for medical experiments

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

Vet removes 43 socks from sick dog's stomach

Oh so THAT’S where they all went.

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Tail docking by non-vets to be banned Animal Welfare

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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?

From TheJournal.ie Research chimpanzees to be 'retired' in the US Chimp Haven

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.