Florence originally took in Sweep from the DSPCA as a rescue puppy back in June 2002.
Pets & Other Animals
To hear the podcast, click on the link at the foot of this page Is pet keeping a modern version of slavery? Pet keeping seems “normal” to our culture, but it’s a relatively recent ph ..
John thought that Snoop was a normal, healthy yorkshire terrier when he brought him to see me for his booster vaccination in April 2012, so he was shocked when I broke the news to him.
What to do if you find injured wildlife: podcast with Pete the Vet on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
How many people don't know what to do when they find a sick, injured or abandoned wild animal? While your local vet may the obvious place to bring such creatures, not all vets are willing or able to help.
Pete the Vet weekly podcast: How will Brexit trade deals affect food standards in the UK and Ireland? | East Coast Radio
“Even the farmers in the UK are worried” New trade deals with the USA and South America risk a two-tier food supply in the UK: cheap imported meat and milk from outside Europe, then expens ..
Mac and Tosh (Mac 'n' Tosh) have been a double act since the day they arrived as puppies back in 2006. They have done everything together, with each adopting their individual style.
Why does meat need to be so cheap? Pete Wedderburn on mega farms in the Daily Telegraph | The Telegraph
The issue of mega farms has come up at a topical time, when the UK House of Lords is also discussing the impact of Brexit on animal welfare in the UK.
Kaypo has an unusually complicated family history for a cross bred dog.
The Dog Control Statistics for 2016 have just been released, showing that the number of dogs euthanased at Irish dog pounds continues to decline and now stands at 1,522. Back in the 1990s.
This blog was written by Alexandra Seagal, Editor of Animalso. com. One of the most challenging and frustrating parts of raising a puppy is potty training.
The theme for this week's vet spot on Ireland AM was snakes, following the story where a corn snake was found in a field in Co Meath.
Bailey lives in a busy household: Jonathan manages the YWCA centre in Greystones, so there are always young people coming and going from his home.
How to keep a healthy dog and a happy pet: Pete Wedderburn writes in the Daily Telegraph | The Telegraph
My latest piece in the Telegraph describes my summary of seven simple but essential steps to ensuring that your dog is a healthy and happy animal.
As she grew older, like many cats, Persia stopped being so thorough about grooming herself. She no longer spent as much time licking and nibbling her coat: she preferred just to sleep.
Pete the Vet discusses sulky racing on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show, then responds to listeners’ pet queries | Pat Kenny Show
What is sulky racing?A sulky is a lightweight, single-seater, two-wheeled cart used in harness racing. On a road or a track, horses compete as trotters or pacers, depending on the animal’s type of gait.
The importance of a healthy dietLike humans, animals need a diet providing every nutrient they need to maintain a healthy life and dogs are no exception.