Heart Testing

The RMIWA usually sponsors cardiac auscultation and EKG readings by board certified veterinary cardiologists during our specialty on the Friday before Labor Day. For more information contact Kathy Edwards

Irish Wolfhound Foundation

For information on health studies, protocols and other foundation events, please go to

Health tips

Tick Removal – submitted by Eliza Gordon

They will automatically withdraw themselves when you follow these simple instructions.

Apply a squirt of liquid soap to a cotton ball.  Cover the tick with the soap-soaked cotton ball and swab it for a few seconds (15-20); the tick will come out on its own and be stuck to the cotton ball when you lift it away.

Campho-phenique on a cotton ball does the same!