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Pets & Other Animals
Since September 2015, it has been the law in Ireland that all new puppies must be microchipped and registered before they are sold.
The family used to have two larger dogs – a Beagle and a Labrador – who both passed away recently of old age.
Penny loved food too much as a young dog. By the age of three, she had become more than just overweight: she was obese, weighing 35kg. Then in 2014, she suffered a severe bout of lower back pain.
Protecting dogs from heatstroke, plus the danger of featuring specific breeds in movies | East Coast Radio
Listen to this week's podcast by clicking on the play button at the foot of this page.
Bubba is one of those dogs who is a part of the family. Last Saturday morning, he had a lie-in, as he always does on Saturdays.
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Do your research before booking animal related activities on holiday: Pete the Vet Podcast on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Newstalk
This week's podcast - which you can listen to below - features a global tourism and animal welfare symposium at London South Bank University that I attended last week.
A dog called Sammy from Galway recently made the news, following an episode of internal bleeding caused by lungworm. He survived but he could easily have died.
Suzie and her partner have three dogs , and up until now, the animals have been the centre of their home life.
Hardy was a well-known dog in Ireland twelve years ago, when he was rescued by Ash Animal Sanctuary in Co Wicklow.
As Susie has grown older, she now spends most of her time sleeping, and so she has stopped wearing down her own nails.
This is SpayAware week in Ireland, highlighting the importance of spaying and neutering dogs and cats for health reasons as well as for population control.
As a one year old male dog, Patch is beginning to be strongly influenced by his hormones.
To watch this week's video, about ferrets, follow the link at the foot of this page.
How can vets help to deal with the issue of antibiotic resistance? Podcast from Pete the Vet | East Coast Radio
Antibiotic resistance is a serious threat to human health. The veterinary profession uses antibiotics as much as the human medical profession.
Daisy has always been a happy, healthy dog, but since she was a young adult, she has had episodes of strange breathing.
David, Alistair and Susan: Calling pets by human names. Podcast from Pete the Vet | East Coast Radio
In this week's podcast. , we discuss the recent trend for calling pets by human names. To listen, click on the play button below.