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.
After-hours cover for pets: are vets obliged to be available? | Pat Kenny Show
This week, on Newstalk's Pat Kenny Show vet spot, we considered the issue of the availability of vets for after-hours emergencies.
James Herriot: one hundred years old on 4th October 2016 | East Coast Radio
I've always loved reading books, and the James Herriot stories were the highlight of my youth. I'd wanted to be a vet since I was just five years old.
Titan Experience Pulse Port Beach Triathlon, which is happening this year on the 17th September 2016, is a race hosted by Pulse Triathlon Club.
What's so great about this half-Iron distance triathlon?Dublin Ironman 70. 3 happens at the ideal time in the triathlon season, which runs from April to September.
A (Half) Ironman vet talks about triathlons, jellyfish, micropigs and answers listeners’ queries | Pat Kenny Show
Ironman racingI completed Ironman 70. 3 Dublin at the weekend - you can read my race report here - and Pat Kenny asked me about my experience on his show this week.
Dublin Ironman 70.3 is coming up: two weeks to go and competitors are training hard | East Coast Radio
Dublin Ironman 70. 3 is taking place on Sunday 14th August, and I'll be there, taking part. I did the race last year, and it was the highlight of my season.
I'm having a deliberately quiet triathlon season. This is my last year in my current five-year-bracket age group. Next year is my first year in a new age group.