As a Rottweiler, Titan is a giant dog, weighing over 60kg (around 10 stone). He is a good-natured animal, which is just as well.
National chipping month in Ireland | East Coast Radio
This week on East Coast FM, we discuss National Chipping Month - this is the ideal time to get your pet microchipped if you live in Ireland.
This week on Ireland AM, Pete discusses the importance of microchipping your pet.
Do dogs like robots as much as they like humans? Oh, and triathlons again | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM this week, Brayvet's Pete Wedderburn discusses recent research which suggests that dogs engage as much with robots that feed them as with humans.
When Cheeky was brought in to see me, the main thing that her owners had noticed was a skin rash along her back and on her underside.
It makes a change from treating dogs and cats - last weekend I took part in the World Triathlon Championships in London.
Whoopie just loves going for walks, and she has always adored chasing sticks. She has her own routine – she finds a stick herself, brings it to Mandy’s feet, and then barks until Mandy throws it.
From shedding pets to the world triathlon championships | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM this week, Pete discusses moulting/shedding: is there any way to stop pets from losing hair around the house? Then triathlons? Well, they *are* Pete’s main leisure activity and ..
Most cats arrive at my vet clinic in cat carrier cages, and these are usually carried in by the owner.
The late summer hazard of wasps, plus how to deal with aggressive rabbits | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM this week, we discuss wasp stings (a common problem in the late summer) and the issue of rabbit aggression.
As a vet, it can be difficult to leave your job behind you, even when you go on holidays overseas.
VetHelpDirect Blog: Pedigree Dogs Exposed five years on – do dogs suffer less than they did in 2008? | Vet Help Direct
It's five years since the BBC documentary, Pedigree Dogs Exposed, was first broadcast.
Chico is a large, striking-looking black cat with yellow eyes.
Dog-napping is on the rise, with more and more pets being stolen from suburban gardens and homes across Ireland.
On East Coast FM this week, we started off with a listener’s query about an itchy Westie, & we moved on to discuss the complexities of flea control: should you buy “flea drops” f ..
A new series on Channel Five has just started, titled “The World’s Most Pampered Pets” The programme blurb says the following: “A fun, entertaining and moving programme meetin ..
Sheila visited Sharpes Hill Animal Sanctuary in County Wicklow shortly after reading a book about the First World War, featuring a soldier called Pasha.
This week on East Coast FM, we discuss the common problem of cats raiding other cats' homes, causing problem stress-related behaviours (such as urinating indoors).