For my weekly online Telegraph piece, I've written some key points about helping pets during stormy weather. You can read it here. One of my own dogs, Kiko, is particularly sensitive to foul weather.
World Animal Week: time to focus on animal welfare. Pete the Vet on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
To listen to this week's podcast, click on the link at the foot of this page.
Tackling the issue of poor health in pedigree or “designer” dogs: Pete the Vet on TV3’s Ireland AM | TV3
To watch the video discussing how to tackle poor quality pedigree and "designer" pups, see the link at the foot of this page.
To watch this week's video, follow the link at the foot of this page.
5 Great Tips for Gardening with DogsA house with a garden is lovely, and so is a house with dogs.
Pete the Vet weekly podcast: How will Brexit trade deals affect food standards in the UK and Ireland? | East Coast Radio
“Even the farmers in the UK are worried” New trade deals with the USA and South America risk a two-tier food supply in the UK: cheap imported meat and milk from outside Europe, then expens ..
Pete the Vet discusses the latest stray dog statistics in his weekly podcast | East Coast Radio
The Irish stray dog statistics have just been published: on East Coast FM this week, Pete discussed these, explaining how the system for stray dogs works, and talking about the reasons for recent impr ..
Why does meat need to be so cheap? Pete Wedderburn on mega farms in the Daily Telegraph | The Telegraph
The issue of mega farms has come up at a topical time, when the UK House of Lords is also discussing the impact of Brexit on animal welfare in the UK.
How to give effective CPR to dogs, cats and other creatures | The Telegraph
I've written a step by step guide to carrying out CPR on animals. There are key facts you must know. It's mouth-to-snout, not mouth-to-mouth.
Pete the Vet discusses sulky racing on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show, then responds to listeners’ pet queries | Pat Kenny Show
What is sulky racing?A sulky is a lightweight, single-seater, two-wheeled cart used in harness racing. On a road or a track, horses compete as trotters or pacers, depending on the animal’s type of gait.
The importance of a healthy dietLike humans, animals need a diet providing every nutrient they need to maintain a healthy life and dogs are no exception.
Education about animals can prevent cruelty and will help our society at the same time: discussion on Ireland AM | TV3
On Ireland AM this week, Pete joined Andrew Kelly from ISPCA to highlight the importance of education in promoting animal welfare and preventing animal cruelty.
Two animal welfare issues: the greyhound industry and pedigree dogs. | East Coast Radio
In this podcast, Pete discusses the recent RTE Prime Time segment which investigates the greyhound industry in Ireland. He goes on to talk about the poor health in some pedigree dogs.
Who is responsible for animal welfare issues in Ireland? And where is Ireland’s most pet friendly town? Pete the Vet on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
As usual, to listen to the podcast, click on the link at the foot of this page.
It is bizarre that the most common nutritional issue that I see in my daily work is a problem of excess: people simply giving their pets too much food.
The importance of poop scooping, dog breed trends in Ireland, fat-bergs on the beach, and listeners’ questions: Pete the Vet on the Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
The danger of dog pooDog poo is not just an issue of aesthetic importance (although no-one likes getting the stuff on their shoes).
Pete the Vet Podcast: it’s time to have your say on puppy farming in Ireland | East Coast Radio
Puppy farms - or Dog Breeding Establishments, as they are formally known - are regulated by the law in Ireland, and this is currently open for public consultation.
To watch the video clip from TV3, click on the link at the foot of this pageDog rescue charity MADRA is running a ‘Doggy Blind Date’ programme in Galway city.