The vets of today have evolved from a time when they worked as individual "professional people". Now many vets are employees in a corporate culture.
What’s the difference between “up selling” and “recommending the best for the animal” | The Telegraph
Like many vets, I dislike dealing with money. Give me a sick pet to diagnose and treat, and I will enjoy the task. Ask me to talk to owners about money, or to chase up unpaid bills? No thanks.
A guest blog by Lisa Luckenbach of WiggleLess back bracesHello everyone. I am so happy for the opportunity to serve as a guest blogger on Dr Pete’s blog. I love sites like petethevet.
Planning your summer holidays? Have your pets minded for free or get free accommodation for minding pets
To listen to my latest interview on Today FM, click here. It's about Trusted House Sitters, a new animal-related website.
One of the unfortunate aspects of owning a pet is that you need to deal with the issue of biological waste: in other words, poop and piddle.
Pete did an unusual interview recently - for the website of a New York based veterinary clinic.
Food bowls for dogs don't sound very exciting but here's a useful Christmas present for elderly people, or for anyone who has difficulty bending down to pick up their pets' food and water bowls.
The photo above is a gorgeous Lurcher pup who I met this week: he's healthy and well, but coincidentally he does resemble the unfortunate Lurcher that I mention in the article.
Ever wondered what it’s like being related to a vet? Ever wondered if they have amusing stories to share? Steve Ankers has this relationship covered in many ways in the form of his wife, big brother ..
The reason why vets are the best source of information about pets and their illnesses | The Telegraph
Vets are obligated to continue to pay for education every year for their entire careers: in the UK, it's 35 hours per year, and in Ireland, at the moment it's 20 hours per year.
Today is European Antimicrobial Awareness DayI have pledged to be an #AntibioticGuardian for #EAAD2014. You can make a pledge too via www. antibioticguardian.
Rabies continues to be a scourge to humans and animals alike across much of Africa and Asia. We can all play a part in eradicating this dreadful disease.
For a bit of a change from the usual vet spot, I volunteered for a professional make-up adventure this morning on Ireland AM.
Euthanasia is a kindness for older pets, but it can be emotionally distressing for everyone. I've written another blog over at the Telegraph, based on the daily life of a vet in practice.
Pet dentistry: are vets more interested in the health of their patients or the profit in their pockets? | Vet Help Direct
I've written another article on the subject of the type of daily challenge faced by vets when it comes to charging fees for looking after pets.
"Toby Jug" is retired psychologist and teacher Denis O’Connor’s fourth book.
Snippets from the life in practice of a companion animal vet | The Telegraph
I wrote a regular blog for the Daily Telegraph from 2008 to 2011, covering a range of animal related subjects.
It’s now twenty years since Echo Island started – thank you @MollThePoll for bringing back the good memories
Two Kids and a Kitten Club. . .