Injured Buzzard in Blanchardstown Veterinary Hospital

The vets and nurses at Blanchardstown Vets were presented with an unusual patient on Tuesday: an injured Buzzard. Buzzards are medium-sized birds of prey that feed on small animals and … Read More »


Congratulations to Maeve Deady one of our veterinary team at Clontarf Veterinary Hospital. Maeve has  successfully completed her finals examinations in veterinary nursing at University College Dublin. Maeve has been … Read More »

Lungworm infections on the increase in Dublin

By Fintan Browne, veterinary surgeon in Blanchardstown veterinary Hospital It appears that lungworm infections are on the rise. In the past number of weeks I have had 3 lab-confirmed cases … Read More »

Changes to pet travel regulations in the EU

By Fintan Browne, Veterinary Surgeon in Blanchardstown Veterinary Hospital On the 1st January 2012 the law governing pet travel regulations in the EU changed in a way that is significant … Read More »

Dog Breeding Establishments Act signed into law

On 21st December Phil Hogan, the Minister for the Environment signed the Dog Breeding Establishments Act into law. This important piece of legislation brings in long overdue regulations governing so-called … Read More »