I recently recorded a 30 minute video interview with Wolfgang Dohne, a vet who has been a leader of the European veterinary profession (FECAVA - the Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary Associations).
The saga of a national wildlife hospital for Ireland continues, and your help is still needed to attain this goal on a permanent basis.
Yes, that's me in the photo, at the age of eighteen, about to start vet college.
Ana Isabel, and her dog Teddy, create a regular Youtube podcast looking at different aspects of life with animals. She interviewed me for 40 mins, and you can watch the video here.
Triathlons used to be a big part of my life, and with the arrival of COVID two years ago, there was a huge change. Races stopped completely in 2020, and I was only able to enter one race in 2021.
Video interview with Pete on Claire Byrne Live Show on the topic of suicide in the veterinary profession
Many people have an idealised view of working with animals, and the job of being a vet.
I don't often write book reviews in this blog. I love reading and I love sharing details of books that I've enjoyed. But the truth is that I don't read as many books as I used to.
I listen to a podcast most mornings, and this morning's one has inspired me to share with others, as I found it so helpful.
It's no surprise that in the twenty first century, digital innovation is bringing change to the way that vets work.
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 ..