Regular exercise is an important part of caring for your dog, and this week, National Walk Your Dog Week, aims to remind people of their obligations to their pet.
Pete in the Media
In this week's podcast, Pete discusses the latest development sniffer dogs from Helsinki airport, where they are being used with 100% accuracy to screen incoming passengers for Covid19.
Animal Pain Awareness Month – video from Ireland AM | Ireland AM
This week on Ireland AM, Pete and Anton discussed the often neglected issue of pain in animals, focussing in particular on the long term pain caused by arthritis.
Podcast and blog post: an update on the online sale of dogs in Ireland from Pete the Vet on the Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
The latest vet spot on Newstalk's Pat Kenny Show acted as an explainer on the controversial issue of animal sales online in Ireland.
Pete the Vet in the Telegraph focussing on International Cat Day and the #HappyCat movement | The Telegraph
Pete has written a piece in the Telegraph to celebrate International Cat Day and the start of the #HappyCat movement. Follow the link below to read this.
Podcast: animal issues around Covid-19 – adapting to owners heading out to work and dealing with dog theft. | East Coast Radio
As the world adapts to changes to heading back to work after staying at home due to Covid-19, it's a time of change for our pets.
Podcast & blog post from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show: a new app to deal with wildlife crime in Ireland | Pat Kenny Show
You can read below, or just listen to this week's podcast from Newstalk's Pat Kenny Show.
This week on Ireland AM, Kiko and Finzi helped Pete to tackle an interesting question: is it possible for dogs and cats to avoid eating meat? Is it safe for pets to be vegetarian or even vegan?The ans ..
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.
Watch this video from Ireland AM.
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.