This week on Ireland AM, Pete highlighted the campaign by Dogs Trust to get the Irish government to take steps to enforce the new legislation brought in earlier this year to protect animals that are b ..
Our new website, Petfix Club, has just launched, and I've already written a blog post about how much pet lovers can gain from registering as members (you can do this for free, for 30 days).
Podcast on stray dog statistics in Ireland from Pete the Vet on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
This week's vet spot on the Pat Kenny Show discussed the latest Irish Dog Control Statistics from 2019.
Podcast and blog post: an update on the online sale of dogs in Ireland from Pete the Vet on the Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
The latest vet spot on Newstalk's Pat Kenny Show acted as an explainer on the controversial issue of animal sales online in Ireland.
For the good of all in Irish society, the Irish government needs to give the ISPCA inspectorate more funding: here’s why
For animal lovers like myself, it's obvious that animal cruelty must be stopped for the simple reason that it's wrong: all sentient creatures deserve to be protected from pain and suffering.
Fledgling birds are tougher than they look At this time of year, many compassionate people are desperate to help ‘abandoned’ fledglings – but the RSPB is urging bird lovers to resist the urge to ..
PETA did not say pets don’t like being called “pets”. Podcast with Ivan Yates from Newstalk | Newstalk
A recent story going around the media started with PETA - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
This week on Ireland AM, we discussed the common problem of unwanted dogs being surrendered to pounds and dog rescues.
January is dog-dumping month in Ireland: short podcast | East Coast Radio
This week’s brief podcast covers three topics: the seasonal dumping of unwanted pet dogs into animal rescue centres in Ireland in January, the issue of animal hoarding, and the situation in Aust ..
Sickly dogs are the by-product of the Irish puppy farm system: discussion on RTE’s Claire Byrne Live | RTE
To watch the video of this discussion on puppy farms, click on the play button at the foot of this page.
The reduction in stray dog deaths in Ireland and the lack of enforcement of dog licences. Podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
The latest dog control statistics have just been published, with records from the nationwide network of dog pounds. As usual, these make interesting reading for anyone interested in animal welfare.
Greyhounds make great pets: vet spot on Ireland AM | Ireland AM
On Ireland AM, we discussed greyhounds - talking about the industry in Ireland, as well as focussing on how greyhounds can make fabulous pets. You can watch the video here.
Compassion in World Farming Ireland hosted a demonstration outside the Dail at 1pm on Wednesday 12th June, protesting against the live export of animals from Ireland.
Podcast: Should the online sale of dogs be banned in Ireland? | East Coast Radio
The Irish government is talking about banning the sale of dogs online.
Watch the video here.
Pedigree dogs & Crufts: a lesson in the pros and cons of eugenics. Podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
The Crufts dog show is taking place this weekend, with the Irish Kennel Club's flagship St Patricks Day show following next week.
With Crufts coming up next week, the issue of pedigree dogs is hitting the headlines again.