Why are vets’ fees so high, and how can pet owners deal with this challenge? Last week, the Telegraph published an article about members of the public threatening vets and veterinary staff over ..
Final triathlon race report for 2017: Moby Dick Sprint Triathlon in Youghal on Saturday 30th September 2017
Background to the raceThe triathlon season runs from April to September in Ireland, so this sprint triathlon in Youghal on 30th September was the last race of the year.
Pulse Port Triathlon has become one of my regular racesI’ve been doing triathlons for a decade, which means that I’m at the stage where I’ve done some of the regular races several times.
Here's another race report: I've just completed #IronmanDublin 70. 3 and I'm sharing my story in the hope that it might encourage others to have a go next year.
I did a sprint triathlon last week, and I’m doing a half-Iron distance next week: so this week, I did the bridging distance, competing in the National Olympic Distance Triathlon Championships near M ..
My first race of the seasonBetter late than never: the Loughrea Sprint Triathlon was my first triathlon of the season. The race took place on a classic west of Ireland summer day.
As well as being a vet and an animal advocate, I'm a triathlete, so if you don't like that topic, don't read on.
AS THE NEW TRIATHLON SEASON KICKS OFF, HERE'S A GUEST POST FROM THE END OF THE 2016 SEASON THAT SOMEHOW ESCAPED BEING PUBLISHED.
Like evolution, change in the professions happens slowly but surely. I qualified as a vet back in 1985 - thirty two years ago - and since then, the way that people work as vets has changed immensely.
Pete the Vet website update: my mission in life, my Pet Subjects book and my Pet Subjects newspaper columns
My mission in life“Animals have done us no harm and they have no power of resistance.
Pete discusses his new book, Pet Subjects, on East Coast FM | East Coast Radio
In this week's podcast, Pete introduces his new book Pet Subjects, and outlines some of the interesting and strange cases whose stories have been included.
The triathlon season has startedAs a sure sign that triathlon training is getting serious, I joined my coach and two fellow triathletes for our first open water sea swim of the year this morning.
A Confirmed case of Alabama Rot has been identified in Dublin A case of Alabama Rot ( Cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy or CRGV) has recently been diagnosed in Dublin: this is the second con ..
I've just completed my second #Veganuary, and I'm posting a few thoughts about how it was, and what I'm going to do next. How was my VeganuaryI found it far easier this year compared to last year.
Product review: Fed up with wet dogs in your car and home? Try the Siccaro WetDog range of coats, gloves and mats
Water and dogs: a problem that needs to be sortedFebruary must be one of the coldest, wettest months of the year in the UK and Ireland, and when you live with dogs, this creates two big challenges.
The "quantified self" is a phenomenon that is now extending to our pets: the "quantified animal".
A vet clinic can be a busy place and it's always interesting to see what's going on. A few weeks ago, the Ireland Am camera crew called in on a Monday morning to see what was happening.