Suzie and her partner have three dogs , and up until now, the animals have been the centre of their home life.
Hardy was a well-known dog in Ireland twelve years ago, when he was rescued by Ash Animal Sanctuary in Co Wicklow.
Muzzles in dogs: what type is best, and how to use them properly. Pete the Vet on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
To listen to the podcast about dog muzzles, click on the the play button at the foot of this page.
As Susie has grown older, she now spends most of her time sleeping, and so she has stopped wearing down her own nails.
This is SpayAware week in Ireland, highlighting the importance of spaying and neutering dogs and cats for health reasons as well as for population control.
Barbecue hazards for pets: Pete the Vet on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
Click on the link at the foot of this page to hear the podcast.
As a one year old male dog, Patch is beginning to be strongly influenced by his hormones.
To watch this week's video, about ferrets, follow the link at the foot of this page.
The latest stray dog statistics for Ireland: good but could be better. Pete the Vet Podcast from Pat Kenny Show on Newstalk | Pat Kenny Show
Every year, the Irish dog pound system compiles statistics about stray dogs, and the figures for 2017 have just been published. To hear the podcast, see foot of page.
How can vets help to deal with the issue of antibiotic resistance? Podcast from Pete the Vet | East Coast Radio
Antibiotic resistance is a serious threat to human health. The veterinary profession uses antibiotics as much as the human medical profession.
From alpacas to transporting dogs safely: podcast from Pete the Vet | East Coast Radio
This week, there were some alpacas in the radio studio when Pete arrived, so it was difficult not to discuss them for a few minutes.
Why are triathlons mentioned in a blog about animals?Most of my blog posts are based on my work as a veterinarian, but from time to time, I like to write about another of my life's passions: triathlons.
Daisy has always been a happy, healthy dog, but since she was a young adult, she has had episodes of strange breathing.
Irish vets speak out about flat faced dogs: why do they have health problems & what should be done about them? Podcast from Pete the Vet
At their annual conference this weekend, Irish pet vets urged members of the public to “think twice” before buying a flat faced dog like a pug, bulldog or French bulldog.
David, Alistair and Susan: Calling pets by human names. Podcast from Pete the Vet | East Coast Radio
In this week's podcast. , we discuss the recent trend for calling pets by human names. To listen, click on the play button below.
Want to know more about the dangers of throwing sticks for dogs? Listen to the podcast below.
Jade is a typical three year old Doberman: full of energy and continually active. She enjoys exercise and she loves her food, tucking into her breakfast and dinner hungrily.
How can you tell if your pet has toothache? Pete the Vet on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
To listen to the podcast discussing toothache in pets, click on the play button at the foot of this pageToothache in petsToothache is far more rare in animals than in humans.