Cats are often blamed for passing a disease to Toxoplasmosis to humans, but as this radio discussion explains, it's much more complicated than that.
One dog with Parvovirus and another with itchy skin | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM this week, a listener phoned in to discuss her dog: he had just been diagnosed with Parvovirus by her vet. Another listener called in to ask about her itchy dog.
How do animals cope with bad weather in winter? | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM this week, we discussed how animals cope with the cold, wet weather of winter.
Pet insurance is an excellent way of budgeting for your pet’s health care, so that in case of a crisis, you can afford the best treatment.
Choosing the right pet & making New Year promises | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM this week, we discuss choosing the right pet in the first place: this is the most important step towards successful and happy pet ownership.
More Christmas tips for pets | East Coast Radio
More tips on making sure that Christmas is a happy time for the pets in your family.
Animal rescue groups need extra help over Christmas – don’t forget them! | East Coast Radio
This week on East Coast FM, we discuss the needs of animal rescue groups over the Christmas period.
A few weeks ago I asked you folk for ideas for Xmas gifts for pets. The final list is online now- see here.
Autumn vet blog: the danger of walking your dog in the half light of dawn and dusk | Vet Help Direct
I've written an article about the dangers of walking a dog beside the road in the half-darkness that's so common in autumn and winter in Ireland and the UK.
Today is World Rabies Day: read why the human version of this disease could soon be eradicated | The Telegraph
Do you think you know about rabies?Rabies is prevalent in many parts of Asia, America and Africa, while many European countries have rabies in their wild animal populations (usually foxes).
Miller the Lurcher has his spleen removed. | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM this week, I talked to Declan Meehan about the surgical operation discussed on the Brayvet Facebook page this week. .
Spot (on the left in the photo), my own dog, is fifteen next month, and his problems are typical of many dogs of his age.
Spay Ireland 2012 – aiming to reduce Ireland’s stray dog population | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM this week, I discussed the Spay Ireland initiative to raise awareness of the importance of spaying and neutering pet dogs and cats.
The image above is of a cat called Benny. I treated him last week for a bite on his tail. At the time, it was very painful and infected but he's back to normal now.
Pete the Vet on Shenanigans with Sile | Newstalk
I went in to the Newstalk studios to discuss pets with Sile Seoige. This is the first half of our interview. You can listen to the second part below: ..
Aoibhinn Ni Shuilleabhan was standing in for Sile Seoige when I went into the studios last week to discuss various aspects of pet care – from the new movement regulations for pets travelling bet ..
Seasonal tips on caring for pets over Christmas | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM this week, Pete Wedderburn and Declan Meehan discussed seasonal tips for looking after pets over the coming Christmas period.
If you want to hear my recent radio discussion with Sean Moncrieff, click on the play button.