Many people now choose to give Christmas presents for their pets and to pamper them over the holiday period: here are some practical thoughts on this topic from Pete the Vet ..
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How to help pets during fireworks season – podcast from Pete the Vet | East Coast Radio
Learn how to help pets during fireworks season from this week's podcast. At this time of year, many dogs (and cats) get upset because they are afraid of the sights, sounds and smells of fireworks displays.
How to wash your dog: Pete the Vet’s weekly podcast | East Coast Radio
Listen to this podcast for a step by step guide on how to wash your dog. Click on the play button below.
Loss of trust in pet vaccines: why has this has happened and what do pet owners need to do? Audio podcast plus Ireland AM video | East Coast Radio, TV3
Some pet owners have lost their trust in vaccinations, and as a consequence, they are refusing to have their pets vaccinated according to their vets' recommendations.
New puppy selling regulations in the UK: what does it mean for Ireland? Pete the Vet Podcast | East Coast Radio
To listen to this week's podcast click on the play button below.
From bees to animal cruelty in Ireland to floating farms in the Netherlands: Pete the Vet Podcast | East Coast Radio
After a brief mention of "bee rescue", this week's talk focusses on the truth about animal cruelty legislation and enforcement in Ireland. We also talk about microchips and floating farms in the Netherlands.
Pedigree cats need to be bred with care, choosing only healthy individuals without extreme conformation (such as flat faces or odd-shaped ears), and health testing should be done to prevent inherited diseases.
A story of an injured swan: podcast from Pete the Vet on East Coast FM | East Coast Radio
A couple of weeks ago, a swan in a local harbour was attacked by a dog and badly injured late one evening, close to midnight.
Is a raw meat diet better for itchy dogs? Weekly podcast from Pete the Vet | East Coast Radio
Bonnie, a Bichon Frise belonging to a listener of East Coast FM, suffers from itchy skin: this podcast discusses food allergy, and in particular the possible benefits of a raw meat diet for dogs tha ..
Urgent reminder from Gardai: NEVER LEAVE DOGS IN CARS OR VANS IN HOT WEATHER. Listen to the podcast here | East Coast Radio
In this warm weather, it is NEVER ok to leave a dog in a vehicle.
Protecting dogs from heatstroke, plus the danger of featuring specific breeds in movies | East Coast Radio
Listen to this week's podcast by clicking on the play button at the foot of this page.
This is SpayAware week in Ireland, highlighting the importance of spaying and neutering dogs and cats for health reasons as well as for population control.
How can vets help to deal with the issue of antibiotic resistance? Podcast from Pete the Vet | East Coast Radio
Antibiotic resistance is a serious threat to human health. The veterinary profession uses antibiotics as much as the human medical profession.
From alpacas to transporting dogs safely: podcast from Pete the Vet | East Coast Radio
This week, there were some alpacas in the radio studio when Pete arrived, so it was difficult not to discuss them for a few minutes.
David, Alistair and Susan: Calling pets by human names. Podcast from Pete the Vet | East Coast Radio
In this week's podcast. , we discuss the recent trend for calling pets by human names. To listen, click on the play button below.
Emotional support animals: what are they? Pete the Vet Podcast from East Coast FM | East Coast Radio
Emotional support animals have been in the news recently, after owners of a hamster and a peacock were refused permission to bring their pets onto aeroplanes.
Pete the Vet podcast: diabetes in dogs & cats | East Coast Radio
Diabetes mellitus is a common problem in dogs and cats: to find out more about it, listen to this podcast by clicking on the play button below ..
Can dogs and cats be vegetarian or vegan? | East Coast Radio
Many people have chosen to be vegan for the month for January, taking part in Veganuary.