One evening, Monica noticed that Pashmina was behaving strangely. She was quieter than usual, staying in the corner, grooming herself continually.
Questions from pet owners on Ireland AM Vet Spot | Ireland AM
This week, Ireland AM asked viewers to send in their pet questions for Pete to answer. To find out what was asked and how Pete answered, watch the video below.
Many pets are petrified by the loud bangs, whizzing, popping and bright lights generated by fireworks but owners can take some steps to mitigate any fear or distress.
Eva has two young adult Miniature Schnauzers, Ted and Archie. They are good natured dogs, getting on well with people and other animals.
Allergies to cats, and Toxoplasmosis: vet spot podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
This week, Pete reported on two cat-related stories. First, new science on how people can be helped if they are allergic to cats.
Blue is good-natured and friendly to everyone. He loves the company of humans, spending as much time as possible in the home with his family. He's the perfect pet for children.
Colm brought Beoga in to see me recently: he had itchy ears that needed a short course of treatment.
Poppy is a good natured, quiet dog, but like many animals, she is full of curiosity, with a strong sense of adventure.
Toby often greets Miriam when she comes home from work. He’s there, on the doorstep, looking up at her, purring.
Val has a habit of enjoying a single glass of wine every evening on the patio at the back of his house, and Mylo always joins him.
Grace was playing with friends in a local park last week when she saw something surprising: the tiny head of a small bird sticking up out of the long grass.
As a Beagle, Daisy is full of energy and curiosity. A few weeks ago, this nearly got her into life-threatening trouble in an unexpected way.
Ticks and Lyme Disease – podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
This week's podcast discusses ticks and Lyme Disease, which are both found in Ireland, the UK, and much of the rest of the world. To listen, click here or on the podcast at the foot of this page.
When Lulu came in to see me this week for her annual health check, Jenny reminded me of the long and complex saga that she went through as a puppy.
A few months ago, Chewie started to lose weight, and at the same time, he began to drink more water than usual.
This podcast starts with a public service announcement for Brayvet clients (my own vet clinic) about recent traffic disruptions, and then goes on to discuss Harvest Mites and how they affect pets at t ..
Harvest Mites (as pictured above, under the microscope) are tiny spider-like creatures that only emerge in August and September every year. They are never seen at other times of the year.
Molly is a good example of how well a new dog can work out in a young family.