Dogs

‘World record price smashed’ as sheep dog sells for over €22,500

‘World record price smashed’ as sheep dog sells for over €22,500

Claims have been made that the word record price for a sheep dog at an official sale have been broken...

February 24, 2020

Dog walking blamed for rise in abortion-causing disease in Welsh livestock

Dog walking blamed for rise in abortion-causing disease in Welsh livestock

Concerns over increasing reports of Neospora outbreaks in cattle have been highlighted at the meeting of the National Access Forum...

July 5, 2018

Livestock worrying: NFU takes plea for law change to Westminster

Livestock worrying: NFU takes plea for law change to Westminster

The NFU has raised the severe impacts livestock worrying can have on farming businesses to the Environment, Farming and Rural...

July 2, 2018

Video: Two dogs have lucky escape after they’re overcome by slurry fumes

Video: Two dogs have lucky escape after they’re overcome by slurry fumes

Two dogs on a farm in Northern Ireland had a lucky escape recently, after they were overcome by fumes from...

September 5, 2016

Woman ‘critical’ after being attacked by cattle

Woman ‘critical’ after being attacked by cattle

A woman is understood to be in critical condition after she was attacked by cattle while out walking her dog...

September 2, 2016

You’ve one week left to micro-chip and register your dog

You’ve one week left to micro-chip and register your dog

Dog owners in the Republic have one week left to comply with new law and micro-chip their dogs. March 31 is...

March 24, 2016

Date to have your dog micro-chipped is fast approaching

Date to have your dog micro-chipped is fast approaching

Dog owners and breeders in the Republic of Ireland have until March 31, 2016 to comply with new laws which...

February 27, 2016

10 things a farmer should do if his sheep are attacked by dogs

10 things a farmer should do if his sheep are attacked by dogs

Dog attacks on sheep at this time of year are not uncommon and with many ewes on farms in-lamb, it...

February 11, 2016

Solution to dog attacks rests fairly and squarely with owners – Minister

Solution to dog attacks rests fairly and squarely with owners – Minister

With the lambing season well under way and the evenings starting to become longer the responsibility of dog owners and...

April 29, 2015

Barking mad: dog crashes tractor it’s driving!

Barking mad: dog crashes tractor it’s driving!

A sheepdog called Don in Scotland managed to take control of a tractor and cause delays on the M74 motorway...

April 22, 2015

Wooly jumper – meet the lamb that thinks it’s a horse

Wooly jumper – meet the lamb that thinks it’s a horse

A lamb on a pet farm in Co. Kildare recently took the phrase ‘wool jumper’ to new heights recently! Stonebrook...

April 12, 2015

Dogs must be microchipped within 12 months

Dogs must be microchipped within 12 months

The Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney has announced that all dogs must be microchipped from March 2016. The dog microchipping...

February 20, 2015

Eight dogs shot after Clare sheep attack

Eight dogs shot after Clare sheep attack

Eight dogs were shot dead in Co. Clare after attacks on sheep this week the Clare Champion has reported. The dogs,...

February 19, 2015