About Pete the Vet

Dr Pete Wedderburn BVM&S CertVR MRCVS qualified as a veterinarian from Edinburgh, Scotland in 1985. He has worked in his own 4-veterinarian companion animal practice in Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland, since 1991, and he has his own menagerie of dogs, cats, ducks, hens and others. Pete is well known as a media veterinarian in Ireland and the UK, with a weekly breakfast television slot on TV3 for the past fifteen years. He has also presented prime time television programmes (TV3’s “Animal A&E”) as well as contributing regularly to national radio programmes. Pete is a prolific writer on animal topics, with a weekly feature in the Independent network of a dozen regional newspapers since 1995, a weekly column in the Evening Herald since 2006, a weekly column in the UK’s Daily Telegraph since 2007, and many others too. Pete has written three books to date, and a fourth book is in preparation for publication in 2017.

Pete is known as “Pete the Vet” on his busy Facebook and Twitter pages, regularly posting information on topical subjects and real-life cases from his clinic. He also write a regular blog at www.petethevet.com. His mission in life is to communicate high quality information to pet owners, in an entertaining, engaging way.