This weekend, many people will be enjoying their first barbecues of the summer. Pets often get involved with these, either deliberately included, or just because they happen to be there.
Regular exercise is an important part of caring for your dog, and this week, National Walk Your Dog Week, aims to remind people of their obligations to their pet.
Podcast: the hectic life of farm vets in spring, plus cherry eye in dogs | East Coast Radio
In this week's short podcast, Pete discusses the hectic schedule of farm vets, caused by the fact that most cattle and sheep give birth during the springtime.
Keeping pets safe from toxic ingestion over Christmas: vet spot on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
This week's vet spot starts at 02:44:05 on the podcast at the foot of this page. If you want to be reminded of the risks of common poisons to pets, listen in.
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.
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 ..
The dangers of heat stress and dehydration to dogs in summer – podcast | East Coast Radio
Dogs lose heat by panting, so when the environmental temperature is high, dogs overheat far more quickly, and they easily become dehydrated.
The fun of triathlons for people, and the dangers of heat stress to pets | East Coast Radio
In this week's podcast, Pete talks first about his love of doing triathlons, and he then discusses the dangers of heat stress to dogs. Listen by clicking on the play button below.
Summer care for dogs: internet enabled dog walking and holiday care. Ireland AM Vet Spot Video | TV3
With long days and milder weather, the summer months are enjoyable for pets. Watch the video at the foot of this page to learn more, or read on here.
Easter podcast about how chocolate can be dangerous for dogs | East Coast Radio
This week's podcast discusses the reasons why chocolate should not be given to dogs- even as tiny pieces for treats. To listen, follow the link below.
Buying a winter coat for dogs – is it worth doing in cold weather? Plus Neeko, the missing Husky. Podcast from Pete the Vet | East Coast Radio
Do you need to get a coat for your dog in winter? And if so, what type of coat is best? Listen to the podcast below to find out more.
Many people now choose to give Christmas presents for their pets and to pamper them over the holiday period: here are some practical thoughts on this topic from Pete the Vet ..
There's a new craze for having parties for pets, with the launching of some unusual products that fit the theme. This week on Ireland AM, we looked at some of these new ideas.
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.
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Caring For Pets In A Heatwave – Pete the Vet on Spirit Radio | Spirit Radio
I'm a regular visitor to Spirit Radio, and in this month's podcast, I discussed some of the issues that can affect pets in this warm summer weather. To listen click on the play button below.
Urgent reminder from Gardai: NEVER LEAVE DOGS IN CARS OR VANS IN HOT WEATHER. Listen to the podcast here | East Coast Radio
In this warm weather, it is NEVER ok to leave a dog in a vehicle.