The North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC) is one of the largest veterinary conferences in the world, and it's taking place - virtually- this weekend.
As a vet in real life clinical practice, every day brings a new story about animals, and this is one that I felt deserved to be shared.
One of the unexpected bonuses of the past year has been the increased connection between people and pets.
Two vets – Ben Sweeney and Pete Wedderburn – talk about how the vet profession has changed in 35 years
Ben Sweeney has been qualified as a vet for twelve years, while Pete qualified thirty five years ago.
I know how important pet food is: the right choice can make the difference between great health and a mediocre existence for your pet.
This year, pets have been more helpful than ever to us humans: they have given us emotional support, a sense of normality and something fun in life at a time when the world has gone mad.
Hens in my garden: a daily highlight of my life I’m lucky enough to have a back garden with enough space for a fenced in area which we use to keep poultry: a couple of Indian Runner ducks, a few ..
After over two years of working behind the scenes on this exciting new project, I'm delighted to announce the official launch of my latest project designed to help pet care and animal welfare: Petfix Club.
What do bored triathletes do in the middle of the winter? What about a crazy, all-night ramble through Dublin city, continuing across the pathless wilderness of the Dublin and Wicklow mountains in the ..
This week on Ireland AM, we had a special pet gift guide episode, with a range of fun and functional items. To watch the video, click on the link at the foot of this page.
Clashing of generations? Listen to Ebony (2009 graduate) talk to Pete (1985 graduate) trying to find common ground in this podcast.
My past year of training had been leading up to this past weekend: the honour of representing Ireland in the World Triathlon Grand Finals in Lausanne, Switzerland.
I’m representing Ireland as part of the national team at the World Triathlon Grand Finals in Switzerland: here’s why
The photograph above was taken soon after I had taken up triathlons, a decade ago. I thought I was doing all right: I had bought the Lycra tri-suit (.
Friday, 30th August is “Grief Awareness Day”.
As regular blog readers may know, as well as writing about animals, Iam an enthusiast about triathlons, and during the summer race season,I post race reports after competing.
SP Fleas are common, especially in the summer months. Read this case study from my blog to learn about a real life case study where fleas were a hidden issue.
I was delighted to find this blog listed in the top fifteen global world blogs this week.
Podcast: the changing gender balance of the veterinary world | East Coast Radio
Photo above: veterinarian, Dr Aundrea Hara, poses with her dog, Piper (U. S.