A vet who gave a woman the wrong ashes after charging her €200 for cremating her pet dog has been suspended for two months from the register of vets over findings of misconduct.
Mon, 08 Jul, 2019
There is always a first time for everything, and when it happens, it will stand out in your mind afterwards, for one reason or another.
Thu, 23 Aug, 2018
I was in the factory recently, looking at the heart, lungs, kidneys and liver on the inspection table in front of me, thinking about the damaged livers us vets see in our working lives.
Thu, 19 Jul, 2018
Teagasc researchers have found that it is not just humans in Ireland who may go short of vitamin D, known as the sunshine vitamin.
Thu, 21 Jun, 2018
About six months ago, I went to a meeting about dry cow therapy in Corrin Mart.
Louise Kennedy, 34, from Co Wicklow, has a degree in history and politics as well as veterinary science and underwent a mandatory English proficiency test in Australia in order to seek permanent residency there.
Wed, 09 Aug, 2017
Pete Wedderburn has seen it all as a vet — from the majestic to the sublime. He draws from a wealth of experience to answer questions in his new book, Pet Subjects. Here he takes on the fascinating issues around pet vocalisations
Thu, 06 Apr, 2017
Thu, 26 Jan, 2017
Thu, 05 Jan, 2017
Thu, 24 Nov, 2016
Irish TV vet Noel Fitzpatrick tells Keeley Bolger animals should be given the same options in surgical care as afforded humans
Thu, 04 Aug, 2016
The country vet, along with the priest, teacher, doctor and creamery manager, was always a pillar of rural life.
Mon, 04 Jul, 2016
In 2010, I embarked on a two-year course at UCD, the Certificate in Dairy Herd Health course.
Thu, 23 Jun, 2016
You may remember this story from last week in which a former US Navy member who parked in a spot reserved for veterans found a note on her car telling her to ’have some respect’.
Wed, 22 Jun, 2016
Vets in Co Cork have reported an unusual surge in hoose in young calves on high-risk pasture (for example, where calves were kept last year).
Thu, 16 Jun, 2016
An elephant has killed a veterinarian as she was taking photos at a tourist spot on the Indonesian island of Java.
Wed, 11 May, 2016
A vet has been given a suspended jail sentence and banned from keeping animals for life after police found dogs locked in cages in a filthy "pitch-black dungeon" at his practice.
Mon, 07 Mar, 2016
Gardaí in Crumlin are investigating the theft of dangerous substances during a burglary at a premises on Walkinstown Rd on October 28/29.
Thu, 29 Oct, 2015
Thu, 28 May, 2015
More people are turning to acupuncture as an alternative treatment for their beloved pets, says Geoff Power
Sat, 18 Apr, 2015
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