After three years on Blogger, I've moved my "Pete the Vet" blog across to Wordpress. I've imported all the posts, so you'll find them here in a searchable archive back to May 2008.
Rescuing baby birds – radio discussion | East Coast Radio
It's common to find baby birds, apparently in trouble. What should be done with them? Listen to this radio discussion to find out. Click on the play button below:VETBIRDS.
Treating itchy dogs: radio discussion | East Coast Radio
Last week we discussed diagnosing the cause of itchy skin in dogs: this week the subject was how to treat dogs with allergic skin disease. Listen below:. VETITCHTREAT.
Radio discussion: Why do dogs itch? | East Coast Radio
Itchiness is a common problem in dogs during the summer months. What makes dogs itch? Listen to our discussion on East Coast FM to find out more. Just click on the play button below.
The latest stray dog statistics in Ireland | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM today, we discussed the latest statistics from dog pounds in Ireland. Listen below:. VETDOGSTATS.
RN Central - a website for both medical and veterinary nurses - has listed this blog among the "50 Best Blogs for Veterinary Students". Read the rest of the list here.
Radio interview: ISPCA comments about Irish dogs being exported to UK | East Coast Radio
Should dogs be exported to the UK to be rehomed? Or is it "better for them" to be simply euthanased? Listen to the background to this saga:VETISPCA.
As we move into the New Year, I've been reflecting on the best way to use this blog, as well as my other online resources.
1: Pets encourage people to exerciseIf you have a dog, you need to take it for a regular walk.
I am growing a moustache this year for "Movember". I have decided to put down my razor for one month (November) and help raise awareness and funds for men's health - specifically prostate cancer.
Ticks can pass on a disease called Lyme Disease - to pets AND humans. It's often not recognised until the disease is quite advanced.
On East Coast FM this week, we discussed World Animal Week - and Pet Expo, which is happening this weekend in Dublin. Click on the Play button below to listen. vetworld.
My books were discussed in detail on Derek Mooney's afternoon radio show on RTE One in Ireland yesterday. To listen, click on this link, then open in Real Player or equivalent.
I've been trying some new ways of interacting with folk on the internet - and it's time to give you an update.
Hen-keeping is more popular than ever, and that it can be fun, as well as a good way of getting a regular supply of great eggs.
One of my writing projects has just come to fruition: two books full of tips on pet care.
How do you give pills to cats? I’m sure many of you will have read this humorous piece about the process before, and I don’t know who originally wrote it, but it’s very, very funny w ..