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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.
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.
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.
This week's podcast is all about controlling worms in pets. To listen (and to find out why there's a pic of a snail above), click on the play button at the foot of this page.
SP Studies show that 1 in 3 owners has seen a tick on their dog. And as well as causing an irritation to dogs, ticks can carry Lyme Disease, a serious illness that can affect humans as well as dogs.
SP Fleas are common, especially in the summer months. Read this case study from my blog to learn about a real life case study where fleas were a hidden issue.
The main topic this week is flea and tick control: with the recent warm weather, this is more important than ever for pets. Listen to the podcast here or click on the play button at the foot of this page.
The hazards of late summer: sharp-ended grass seeds and harvest mites. Podcast from Pete the Vet on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
In this week's podcast, I talk about two common hazards of the late summer for pets: grass seeds and harvest mites. To listen click on the play button below.
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.
Reverse zoonoses: the diseases that pets can pick up from people. Pete the Vet on Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show, The Telegraph
Can sick humans pass on their bugs to pets?In this week's Newstalk podcast from the Pat Kenny show, we talked about the diseases that pets can pick up from people.
Eye worms, the new dog parasite from continental Europe: Pete the Vet Podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
To listen to the podcast, click on the link at the foot of this page.
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Lungworm: is your dog at risk and how can you protect them? | East Coast Radio
Lungworm is an emerging parasite, with prevention of this disease now being an important part of pet care. To find out more about it, listen to this podcast by clicking on the link below.
To listen to the podcast, see the link at the foot of this pageIs it a tick or is it a wart?It’s common for owners to be confused between ticks and warts: they can look very similar.
Podcast: worms, worms, worms, then listeners’ queries with Pete the Vet on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
Nobody likes the thought that their pet may be carrying worms Worm control is simple and very important, not just for animal health, but also for human health.
Ten must-know facts about dog worms | The Telegraph
Finzi, my own dog (pictured above when she was ill) was nearly killed by dog worms.