Useful Info

Pet Diabetes Month

It is National Pet Diabetes Month at the Animal Care Hospital and we are keen to share with you the signs and symptoms of diabetes, to help you diagnose and treat diabetes in your pet to ensure they live an active and healthy life. What is diabetes? Diabetes mellitus, the medical[…]

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Lungworm warning

Meet Archie. This little man recently battled a very serious illness called lungworm and at the young age of only 6 months. Archie was brought to see our vet Orlaith with a slight cough which developed over a week to him coughing up blood. His owners and the Animal Care[…]

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Fear free at the Animal Care Hospital

We are delighted to announce that we are the first Animal Hospital in Ireland to have a fear free certified veterinarian. Our vet Orlaith O' Mahony, is now certified and has recently completed her fear free certification. We know it can be stressful for your pet to come to the vet[…]

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Dogs helping us to save lives

Look who came in for her check up – isn’t she looking great after her recent blood transfusion. Some of you may have seen our recent video on our facebook page starring Ruby and her blood donor Beamish. Ruby is two and a half years old and she was very[…]

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Pet Passports

It’s that time of year when we are all planning our holidays. Remember if you are travelling with your pet cat, dog or ferret, you need to ensure you have a valid passport. We can organise a pet passport for you here at the Animal Care Hospital. In Ireland EU[…]

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Operation Transformation

Meet Toby, a client of ours, who needed a little help to get the year off to a healthy start. Toby lost 4kg with the help of our free weight loss clinics and is now healthier than ever. If your dog or cat is overweight, please book in to one[…]

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Helpful Hints on Pet Insurance

We at the Animal Care Hospital strongly recommend pet insurance. Huge advances have been made in veterinary medicine and surgery over the last number of years. While this leads to the successful treatment of previously problematic conditions, and in general an increase in the quality of care your pet receives,[…]

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Microchipping your pet

Remember it is compulsory to microchip all dogs. We highly recommend it in cats too. Every day, many lost pets are taken to animal shelters and pounds and fail to be reunited with their owners because they cannot be identified. Collars and tags are useful but can easily be removed,[…]

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Buddy is Homeward Bound

A few months ago the Carroll family contacted us on a stormy Saturday afternoon to tell us that their beloved indoor only cat Buddy had disappeared the night before. We called on our social media followers to spread his picture in the desperate hope to get him home and out[…]

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