What can you do to prevent a pet from being lost, and to find a lost pet as quickly as possible? All pet owners, even if you have not lost your pet: Get some good photos of your pet now, before it’s ..
I've been working with the people from Housemydog. com to produce some helpful information for pet owners. I've done some normal written blogs for them, and we've also been working on some short videos.
Crufts controversies and why cats scratch furniture | East Coast Radio
In this week's radio interview, we discussed the controversy around Crufts (still not update on toxicology as of 16/3) and I answered a listener's query about her cat scratching the furniture.
Murder mystery at Crufts: rough handling of dogs, and what to do when malicious poisoning is suspected | Vet Help Direct
Crufts hit the news for the wrong reasons today, for two main reasons1: There was widespread concern about the winning Scottie dog being handled in an insensitive manner.
Physical abuse of cats & how to stop cats being picked on by angry humans | East Coast Radio
Physical abuse of cats is sickeningly common, with many stories of cats around Ireland being deliberately injured by people.
The reasons why dog breeding needs to be regulated and puppy farming needs to be banned | The Telegraph
Puppy farming is in the news again. This week in the UK, the Labour Party launched their pre-election manifesto for animal welfare, which includes a promise to regulate puppy farming.
This week on Ireland AM, it was time to reweigh the two overweight pets that are our model patients for the series. Two weeks on, they had both lost weight, but only a small amount.
House-training dogs in winter & welfare issues around “foie gras” | East Coast Radio
This week on East Coast FM, we discuss the issue of pets wetting their beds, and also other aspects of "house training".
This week, Pete did the “news and natter” section with Sean Moncrieff on Newstalk: topics covered included animal rights vs animal welfare, pregnant goldfish, various pet queries, and a f ..
True or False: “Irish government is infinitely more generous towards animal welfare groups than UK government”
The answer, which will surprise many people, is TRUE. This should be headline news, and it's disappointing that this remarkable generosity goes completely under the radar of mainstream media coverage.
ISPCA & DSPCA in the news – dog pounds & online animal sales | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM this week, we discussed the ISPCA’s decision to stop running local authority dog pounds in some areas, and the DSPCA’s news story about their call to have online advertisi ..
It’s time to improve animal welfare in the uncaring underbelly of the Irish greyhound industry | TV3
Two weeks ago, eleven Irish racing greyhounds died en route to Spain via France on the Irish Ferries vessel “The Oscar Wilde”.
Can live transport of animals be done without cruelty? | East Coast Radio
In this week’s podcast, courtesy of East Coast FM, we discuss the recent deaths of eleven greyhounds in transit to the European continent from Ireland, and we go on to talk about the wider pictu ..
Is the Irish government promising to do enough for animal welfare? | East Coast Radio
It isn't fashionable to praise governments but I believe that when good things are done - or even when good things are promised - then credit should be given.
Pete the Vet’s podcast: How to make your pet a happy traveller | East Coast Radio
This week, Pete the Vet discusses ways to ensure that your pet is a happy traveller when being taken for trips in the car.
On Ireland AM this morning, the story was told of Garth, an abused English Bull Terrier.
How petsitting helps everyone | East Coast Radio
Pete the Vet spent his summer holiday looking after someone else’s pets and house in Greece – in this interview, he discusses the phenomenon of internet-enabled pet sitting in other countr ..
A question has been bubbling in social media circles for some time: why does a pro-animal welfare group like SpayAware accept funding from Donedeal, the main website involved in online puppy sales in ..