I'm speaking at the upcoming conference on Saturday 27th October on wildlife rehabilitation: please come along if you have any interest in rescuing wildlife in trouble.
Rats can make great children’s pets. Pete the Vet podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
This week's podcast started by discussing pet rats. To listen, click on the play button at the foot of this page.
There's a new craze for having parties for pets, with the launching of some unusual products that fit the theme. This week on Ireland AM, we looked at some of these new ideas.
My first ever gig as a radio presenter rather than a guest: Pete the Vet on WIMS FM2018 for #WorldMentalHealthWeek
I've often been interviewed as a guest on the radio, but last week I had to sit on the other side of the desk: I was asked to present a radio show.
There's something about Golden Retriever puppies that's particularly appealing. At the back of her mind, Gill always had a hope that one day, Zara would give birth to a litter of magnificent puppies.
What if you can’t afford to take your sick pet to the vet? Pete the Vet on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
What happens when people can't afford to pay for their sick pets? Listen to this week's podcast to hear about the various options. Veterinary care can be expensive, just like human medical care.
How dogs can help human mental health #WorldMentalHealthDay | The Telegraph
Marie Yates has set up a remarkable and inspiring project which works with dogs and human survivors of sexual violence to help both parties: to find out more, follow the link below.
Amber and her family took on Nero back in March, when he was an 8 week old pup. They took care to do everything right for him, getting him vaccinated, wormed and treated for fleas.
Everyone, surely, must have heard about the hazards of buying a pet online by now.
Trudy was a year old when a friend of Gillian's found that she could no longer keep her, for personal reasons.
The end of a pet’s life: should you stay with them when they are euthanased? Pete the Vet on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
A recent post that went viral suggested that pets get upset when their owners don't stay with them for euthanasia. This week's podcast presents a counter-view to this: in my experience, pets never do this.
How to wash your dog: Pete the Vet’s weekly podcast | East Coast Radio
Listen to this podcast for a step by step guide on how to wash your dog. Click on the play button below.
To watch the video with Pete discussing the horse fair on Ireland AM, follow the link at the foot of this page.
As a spaniel, Molly's natural fur is long and wavy.
Rene first came across Mischa when she turned up at the back door of his partner Alison's workplace. She was a typical feral cat, terrified of people but never aggressive.
Podcast discussing the Animal Welfare Conference on Thursday 13th Sept: Pete the Vet on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
The animal welfare conference organised by the Irish Government Department of Agriculture was packed with speakers and topics. I have written a summary of the discussions below.
Loss of trust in pet vaccines: why has this has happened and what do pet owners need to do? Audio podcast plus Ireland AM video | East Coast Radio, TV3
Some pet owners have lost their trust in vaccinations, and as a consequence, they are refusing to have their pets vaccinated according to their vets' recommendations.
I love using this website to pass on useful nuggets of information about animals, so it's a bonus when my blog gets official recognition.