This week on VMTV's Ireland AM, Pete was joined by Marina Fiddler of Madra. ie, discussing issues around pets as we all return to normal life as the COVID-19 restrictions start to ease.
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This week on Ireland Am, I addressed some of the common questions that pet owners have about COVID-19 and the animals in their lives. To watch, follow the link at the foot of this page.
#COVID-19: Can I still take my pet to the vet? | The Telegraph
Many folk are wondering what they should do if their pet falls ill or has an accident in the current minimalist society.
We need a database of dog attacks in Ireland so that we can learn: podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
BackgroundTragically, an eight-year-old boy died after being attacked by two dogs at his home in Tallaght in Dublin.
Coronavirus and pets: an introductory podcast | East Coast Radio
The first half of this podcast, recorded on 4th March, explains the basic facts of Coronavirus and pets.
Health issues of pedigree dog breeds | East Coast Radio
This podcast discusses the issues of pedigree dog breeds. Listen by clicking on the play button below.
It’s dog show season: Crufts and more on Ireland Am | Ireland AM, TV3
This week on Ireland AM, we discussed dog shows: Crufts is on this week, and next week it's the annual St Patricks Day dog show in Dublin.
Podcast: the hectic life of farm vets in spring, plus cherry eye in dogs | East Coast Radio
In this week's short podcast, Pete discusses the hectic schedule of farm vets, caused by the fact that most cattle and sheep give birth during the springtime.
Thirty years ago, cannabis was an illegal drug that most people might never encounter.
In this video clip from Ireland AM, we discuss the importance of socialisation for puppies and for adult dogs. Watch the clip by clicking at the foot of this page. Behaviourist, Suzi Walsh, from www.
From Scottish citizenship to socialisation of dogs: Pete’s weekly podcast | East Coast Radio
Pete is Scottish - so he is a citizen of the United Kingdom - but he has been living in Ireland for nearly thirty years now.
PETA did not say pets don’t like being called “pets”. Podcast with Ivan Yates from Newstalk | Newstalk
A recent story going around the media started with PETA - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
This week on Ireland AM, we discussed the common problem of unwanted dogs being surrendered to pounds and dog rescues.
Make your vote speak for the voiceless: animals and the General Election in Ireland. Podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
With the General Election in Ireland coming up on Saturday 8th February 2020, everyone who cares about animals will have an opportunity to vote for those candidates that support animal welfare.
January is dog-dumping month in Ireland: short podcast | East Coast Radio
This week’s brief podcast covers three topics: the seasonal dumping of unwanted pet dogs into animal rescue centres in Ireland in January, the issue of animal hoarding, and the situation in Aust ..
Keeping pets safe from toxic ingestion over Christmas: vet spot on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
This week's vet spot starts at 02:44:05 on the podcast at the foot of this page. If you want to be reminded of the risks of common poisons to pets, listen in.
This week on Ireland AM, we had a special pet gift guide episode, with a range of fun and functional items. To watch the video, click on the link at the foot of this page.