IntroductionI am an experienced triathlete, with ten years of regular racing squeezed into my lycra triathlon suit. I still love triathlons, but the race format has lost some of its zing.
My primary interest is animal health and welfare, but sometimes I also write about other issues that are important to me. Leprosy is one example.
Weekly podcast: Christmas treats for dogs – from Pawsecco and Bottom-sniffer craft beer to genuinely useful dog toys | East Coast Radio
Considering Christmas presents for your pets? What sort of indulgences are appropriate and which are just a bit of fun? To find out more, listen to this podcast by clicking on the play button below.
Dealing with unexpected deaths at the vet clinic: Pete the Vet on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show, The Telegraph
To listen to this week’s podcast, click on the link at the foot of this page Unexpected deaths of pets while at the vet clinic Sometimes, due to the randomness of health and disease, or rarely, ..
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 ..