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).
The term "depression", as used in humans, may not be entirely appropriate for dogs.
Fluffy and Murphy came into the Yarrow household when they were young kittens. The family live in an urban area, and it was obvious that it would be hazardous for the cats to be allowed outside.
The truth about Elizabethan Collars for pets | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM, I discussed Elizabethan Collars with Declan Meehan: has your pet ever had to wear one? ..
Wouldn't you just love to know what your pet is thinking? Astonishingly, this may not just be the stuff of dreams. Computers may soon allow us to do this.
On Newstalk's "Shenangigans with Sile" last week, I discussed the death of my own dog Spot.
I visited the Newstalk studios again recently, to talk with Sile Seioge about various animal related issues. First, we discussed the saga of Finzi - you can hear this section by clicking here.
I've just written my first article for Readers Digest - dealing with the subject of animals suffering grief, and how to tackle this as a pet owner.
Urine marking in multi-cat households | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM this week, Pete Wedderburn discusses the problem of urine marking in households with multiple cats living together.
This week on Ireland AM, we discussed the Yellow Dog Campaign which is a smart way of letting people know about dogs that should not be approached by strangers when out on walks.
“Help! My dog is out of control in the countryside!” | Vet Help Direct
Dog owners and livestock farmers aren’t always the best of friends at this time of year: newly pregnant cattle and sheep are especially vulnerable to being chased by out-of-control dogs, resulti ..
Vet on the radio with Newstalk’s Sile Seoige: rabies, the new Animal Health & Welfare Bill, and queries from listeners
I called in to the Newstalk studios this week for Shenanigans with Sile - to listen to our chat, you can click on two links: the first half is hereand the second half is here.