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.
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.