Holidays can be an expensive luxury: as well as the cost of air flights to reach your destination, you need to pay for accommodation and often a rental car to get around.
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.
To listen to the podcast, click on the link at the foot of this page.
Why are vets’ fees so high, and how can pet owners deal with this challenge? Last week, the Telegraph published an article about members of the public threatening vets and veterinary staff over ..
Maya rushes everywhere, as if she is eager to experience as much of life as possible.
Pete Wedderburn from GoreyBrayVet has recently started to do a once monthly phone-in radio vet slot on South East Radio based in Wexford.
This week on Ireland AM, Pete Wedderburn - Pete the Vet - answered an assortment of questions about pets from viewers.
To watch the video of Pete with this dog Kiko on Ireland AM, follow the link at the foot of this page.
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.
Are conkers and acorns poisonous to dogs? | The Telegraph
There's an autumnal tinge in the air, with acorns and conkers scattered in fields, parks and gardens. They may be pretty, but are they safe?Read my latest online post in the Telegraph to find out more.
Final triathlon race report for 2017: Moby Dick Sprint Triathlon in Youghal on Saturday 30th September 2017
Background to the raceThe triathlon season runs from April to September in Ireland, so this sprint triathlon in Youghal on 30th September was the last race of the year.
The Pug is a popular breed in Ireland: their small, big-eyed, snub-nosed, round-faced appearance ranks them high in the cuteness stakes.
Reverse zoonoses: the diseases that pets can pick up from people. Pete the Vet on Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show, The Telegraph
Can sick humans pass on their bugs to pets?In this week's Newstalk podcast from the Pat Kenny show, we talked about the diseases that pets can pick up from people.
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.
Podcast: the benefits – and challenges – of having pets in the workplace | East Coast Radio
Pets should be part of our community: they bring benefits to humans, as well as having better lives themselves when they are included.
My thanks to Emily Ridgewell for permission to share this excellent infographic about exercise and pets ..
Paddy was given an instant "family" of pets by a classmate at school who was returning to Canada and could not take his animals with him.
I've written a weekly column about pets in the Telegraph for over a decade now - these days it's in the Sunday Telegraph, in the Sunday Section - and it goes up online afterwards.