Eight year old Max has always been a fit and healthy dog, but every year, Emma brings him along to see me for his yearly health check.
Pets & Other Animals
Last Sunday, one year old Ella was mooching around the house as she often does, when she found something interesting. Somebody had left some boxes and bags of groceries within her reach, on the floor.
Dogs and cats, like humans, sometimes suffer from crises that require the life-saving therapy of being given a blood transfusion.
Wild cats eat raw meat. So do free living dogs.
Cats have a different status to dogs in Irish society and under Irish law. To find out more, listen to this podcast. Cats in IrelandPet cats are well protected in Irish law.
Two months ago, Yuki had a severe bout of gastroenteritis, needing to be put on a drip and hospitalised overnight, but she recovered well.
In 2014, Mark moved from an apartment to a house with a garden, and he decided that he was ready to get a dog.
The Irish Wildlife Rehabilitation conference – happening this weekend in Slane. Pete the Vet Podcast on Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
This Saturday 27th October, I will be speaking at the 2018 Irish Wildlife Rehabilitation conference which is taking place in Slane, Co Meath.
Lucy has already been through two major life-and-death situations in her old age: she survived mammary cancer after major surgery in 2011, and just six months ago, she needed another big operation to ..
I'm speaking at the upcoming conference on Saturday 27th October on wildlife rehabilitation: please come along if you have any interest in rescuing wildlife in trouble.
Rats can make great children’s pets. Pete the Vet podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
This week's podcast started by discussing pet rats. To listen, click on the play button at the foot of this page.
There's something about Golden Retriever puppies that's particularly appealing. At the back of her mind, Gill always had a hope that one day, Zara would give birth to a litter of magnificent puppies.
Amber and her family took on Nero back in March, when he was an 8 week old pup. They took care to do everything right for him, getting him vaccinated, wormed and treated for fleas.
Trudy was a year old when a friend of Gillian's found that she could no longer keep her, for personal reasons.
How to wash your dog: Pete the Vet’s weekly podcast | East Coast Radio
Listen to this podcast for a step by step guide on how to wash your dog. Click on the play button below.
As a spaniel, Molly's natural fur is long and wavy.
Rene first came across Mischa when she turned up at the back door of his partner Alison's workplace. She was a typical feral cat, terrified of people but never aggressive.
Loss of trust in pet vaccines: why has this has happened and what do pet owners need to do? Audio podcast plus Ireland AM video | East Coast Radio, TV3
Some pet owners have lost their trust in vaccinations, and as a consequence, they are refusing to have their pets vaccinated according to their vets' recommendations.