My two dogs, Spot (who died of old age last year) and Kiko, used to be friends, but they sometimes disagreed over toys or food.
Bowie, an eight week old pedigree Asian kitten that the neighbours gave to Hanna and Luke as a present
The Kane family had been considering getting a pet for some time. Hanna and Luke’s parents had heard that pet ownership was good for children.
Poodles are exceptionally popular pets in some countries. In France, people are as likely to be carrying a poodle under their arm as a stick of French bread.
What to do if you need a vet in an after-hours emergency over Xmas | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM this week, Pete Wedderburn discusses the after-hours service provided by vets, and one listener wants to know how to stop a dog being a fussy eater, while another has the reverse p ..
In the same way as many human psychological problems can be traced to childhood experiences, behavioural problems in dogs can often be linked with incidents that happen early in life to puppies.
On Ireland AM this week, I was able to announce good news: the Minister of Agriculture, Simon Coveney, has announced that he will NOT allow lay people to dock puppies' tails.
Sniffer dogs are important to the Customs officials at Ireland's ports and airports. Pete travelled to Rosslare to learn more about them.
On the Marion Finucane show Pete talked about the various ways that dogs can help their owners. Here are some links that help to expand on out discussion. ,Guide DogsFor visually impaired people.
It's Halloween today, and the peak of the fireworks season is upon us in Ireland. It's estimated that around 50% of pets are upset by the loud squeals and bangs of fireworks.
Are Herbal sedatives safe for cats? | East Coast Radio
This week on East Coast FM, Pete discusses the effect of herbal sedatives on cats, the controversial subject of dog clones and then a question from a listener about a lump on a dog's foot.
It's interesting how some animals seem to be able to see themselves in mirrors - yet others act as if they don't "get it" at all.
This week on Ireland AM, we covered the subject of Assistance Dogs for children with autism. Pete was joined by Uzza, a much loved working Assistance Dog.
Whenever I travel abroad, my eye is drawn to any animals that I encounter.
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.
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.
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 ..
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).