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.
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.
More on brachycephalic dogs: Why don’t we see it as cruelty to allow them to be born this way? | Pat Kenny Show
In this week’s podcast, the main topic of discussion was an ongoing theme for me at the moment: Pugs and other short-nosed dogs that have such severe breathing difficulties that they need surger ..
Should vets be banned from using homeoeopathy? | The Telegraph
Homoeopathy hit the headlines last week when Prince Charles told how he uses it on his farm “to reduce antibiotic usage” I’ve always been curious about homoeopathy: as a young vet, I ..
The BBC Radio 4 programme: should something be done about vets exploiting owners’ emotions? | Vet Help Direct
Yesterday the BBC's Today programme weighed in to the debate on vets' fees. One of the presenters, Evan Davis, brought his whippet, Mr Whippy, into the studio, and a discussion on vets’ fees followed.