Shock after severely neglected dog found in Fermanagh

THE Fermanagh community was shocked and saddened after Bright Eyes Animal Sanctuary revealed the ‘totally heartbreaking’ and harrowing pictures of a dog which has been severely neglected in the county. The Ballinamallard-based organisation recently launched an online fundraiser to support the ‘around the clock care’ and medical costs to nurse the neglected dog, named ‘Ollie’, […]

How to keep your beloved pets happy at Hallowe’en

THERE are sure to be plenty of ghoulish goings-on at Hallowe’en this weekend, but some petrified pooches may be the most frightened of all. Pets, particularly dogs, can get very agitated by the things that go bump in the night at this time of year. It’s the season when fireworks and bangers liven up the dark […]

Minnie in pecking order for Nose of Tralee title

By John Carney A FERMANAGH hen is hoping to knock her rivals off their perch in an All Ireland battle of the pets. Minnie the hen will be the county’s representative in this year’s Nose of Tralee, an annual competition to find the best pet in the land, and egg-pectations are high. In the blurb supporting […]

Warning to pet owners as temperatures soar

WITH THE hot weather due to continue there have been urgent warnings to pet owners to keep their animals safe in the heat, and to avoid a repeat of the heartbreaking scenes in Enniskillen a few years ago. Exactly two years ago this week, in July 2019, a husky puppy passed away after being left […]

Pet passports now needed to travel from here to Britain

FERMANAGH pet owners who plan to travel to and from Britain with their pets now that Brexit rules have come into force must make sure they comply with a whole new range of regulations.  While the end of the Brexit transition period did not mean any changes when it comes to bringing pets across the […]