This week on East Coast FM, we discuss the common problem of cats raiding other cats' homes, causing problem stress-related behaviours (such as urinating indoors).
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Common summer problems including sore paws and gastroenteritis | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM this week, Pete the vet discusses the common summer problem of sore paws in dogs, including harvest mites. We also discuss gastroenteritis, another common summer problem.
The truth about Elizabethan Collars for pets | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM, I discussed Elizabethan Collars with Declan Meehan: has your pet ever had to wear one? ..
Dog-napping: Summary of campaign about stolen dogs in Ireland | East Coast Radio, RTE, TV3
For the past few weeks, I have been mentioning dog theft in local and national media in Ireland. This post brings together some of the coverage. First, I brought a stolen dog, Erin, in with me to TV3.
Reflections on animals encountered during a holiday trip to New York City | East Coast Radio
I have just come back from a holiday in New York City, where I was fascinated to encounter animals in a range of situations -from dogs taking part in the Pride March to a visit to the Animal Medical C ..
More tips for pets in the summer sunshine | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM this week, I discussed the issue of helping pets cope with summer sunshine.
This week, a listener called in to ask how she can start teaching her pet dog how to do agility. Jumping over hurdles and running through tunnels is something that many pets can learn to do.
On East Coast FM this week, Pete the Vet discusses his new veterinary hospital in Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland, which is nearing completion.
Tips on preventing heat stroke in dogs | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM this week, we discussed the topical issue of dogs overheating in sunny weather. For some tips on how to prevent this, click on the play button below.
Stray horses, hot dogs & dogs being stolen from boarding kennels | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM, this week, we discussed various animal welfare issues, including overheating dogs in cars, unwanted horses, and the unusual recent case where dogs were stolen from boarding kennels.
How many “dog years” in one “human year”? | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM this week, we discussed the comparison of human years to dog years: is there any truth to the “one year equals seven” concept? ..
Mental health of vets, fleas and conferences | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM this week, we discuss a range of topical issues, as well as taking a call from a listener with a dog that's moulting all over the place.
Pete the Vet discusses careers, life and religion with Declan Meehan on East Coast FM | East Coast Radio
This week on East Coast FM, Pete Wedderburn had a longer-than-usual chat with Declan Meehan, talking about his life story, from wanting to be a vet as a child, to developing a career working as a medi ..
Radio vet spot: Mcrochipping of dogs in Ireland. A good idea? How much should it cost? | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM this week, we discussed the announcement by the Minster of Agriculture that microchipping will be made compulsory for dogs in Ireland.
The new series of Animal A&E continues tonight at 7.30pm: more real life stories from Irish vet clinics | Animal A & E, East Coast Radio
I was joined in the East Coast FM radio studio today by Andrea Hayes, my co-presenter in TV3's Animal A&E series.
The story of Finzi, and dealing with the issue of overweight pets | East Coast Radio
This week on East Coast FM, I told the story of Finzi, an abandoned dog that I rescued during the week.
Urine marking in multi-cat households | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM this week, Pete Wedderburn discusses the problem of urine marking in households with multiple cats living together.
Cats are often blamed for passing a disease to Toxoplasmosis to humans, but as this radio discussion explains, it's much more complicated than that.