Click on the link at the foot of this page to watch the video Fear free vet clinics The concept of the “fear free” vet clinic is the latest idea to be imported to Ireland from the USA Like ..
Don't shop, adopt. This week on Ireland AM, we discussed the reasons why choosing a rescue pet is the best option. You can watch the video at the foot of this page.
The stray dog issue: overseas and in Ireland. Podcast from Pete the Vet on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
Stray dogs are a significant issue in many countries, from India to Ireland. Listen to the podcast below to hear the discussion.
Lobsters, alive-alive-oh. Why do we think it’s OK to boil them alive? | Pat Kenny Show, The Telegraph
It's time to be kinder to lobsters: Ireland and the UK should follow the recent example of Switzerland (and the advice of scientists) by banning lobster boiling.
Irish vets call on advertisers to stop using flat-faced dogs in the media: Pete the Vet on Pat Kenny Show vet spot | Pat Kenny Show
To listen to this week’s podcast, click on the link at the foot of this page Vet Ireland calls for advertisers and promoters to cease using images of Pugs and other flat-faced breeds of animals ..
Here’s why pets shouldn’t be given as presents: Pete the Vet on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
Pets as Christmas presents and listeners’ questions featured today: listen to the podcast at the foot of this page.
Anyone who knows animals knows that they are as sentient as humans in many ways, and it’s crucial that this fact underlies legislation on animal welfare.
The UK Parliament vote on animal sentience explained: Pete the Vet podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
Animal sentience in the UK We all know that animals are sentient beings -so why did the UK parliament vote against including a clause from EU legislation stating this fact? Listen to the podcast below ..
Dealing with unexpected deaths at the vet clinic: Pete the Vet on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show, The Telegraph
To listen to this week’s podcast, click on the link at the foot of this page Unexpected deaths of pets while at the vet clinic Sometimes, due to the randomness of health and disease, or rarely, ..
Signs that your elderly pet is ready for euthanasia | The Telegraph
My latest online piece for the Telegraph outlines the telltale signs to look out for that let you know that euthanasia is the kindest option for your pet.
Read my latest online piece in the Telegraph or watch the video below from TV3's Ireland AM vet spot to learn about the two big problems for pets around Halloween.
Pet-pourris podcast: from pets in disaster zones to humans taking sick leave to care for pets | East Coast Radio
In disaster zones, human life is at risk and unfortunately, animals also suffer.
In this month's interview on South East Radio, Pete discusses some tips on pet care for Halloween and for pets that are sensitive to fireworks sounds. Follow the link below to listen.
Threatening to ban Pugs and Bulldogs? How else can brachycephalic health be improved? | The Telegraph
More and more people - vets, vet nurses, breeders and members of the public - are becoming exasperated at the level of discomfort experienced by some brachycephalic dogs.
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.