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).
Yes, that's me in the photo, at the age of eighteen, about to start vet college.
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.
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.
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.
Clashing of generations? Listen to Ebony (2009 graduate) talk to Pete (1985 graduate) trying to find common ground in this podcast.
Friday, 30th August is “Grief Awareness Day”.
Podcast: the changing gender balance of the veterinary world | East Coast Radio
Photo above: veterinarian, Dr Aundrea Hara, poses with her dog, Piper (U. S.
Dealing with after-hours emergencies in pets: podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show with Pete the Vet | Pat Kenny Show
This week's podcast is all about what to do if your pet has a crisis outside office hours: to listen, follow the link at the foot of the page.
Click on the link at the foot of this page to watch the video Fear free vet clinics The concept of the “fear free” vet clinic is the latest idea to be imported to Ireland from the USA Like ..
To listen to this week's podcast, click on the link at the foot of this page. The job of a vet involves a lifetime of learning.
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 ..
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.
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 ..
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.