Thirty years ago, cannabis was an illegal drug that most people might never encounter.
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.
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.
Ask the Expert vet videos from Newstalk | Newstalk
Every week after doing the radio vet spot on Newstalk with Pat Kenny, I do a 15 to 20 minute session on Facebook Live, answering listeners' extra questions about their pets.
Animal cruelty in Ireland: How are we doing? Legislation (yes), Enforcement (no), Punishment (no). Podcast from Pete the Vet | Newstalk
This week on the Pat Kenny Show, we discussed the issue of animal cruelty in Ireland. To listen to the podcast, click on the play button at the foot of this page.
Do your research before booking animal related activities on holiday: Pete the Vet Podcast on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Newstalk
This week's podcast - which you can listen to below - features a global tourism and animal welfare symposium at London South Bank University that I attended last week.
Pet passports for pet: what do you need to know. Pete the Vet on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Newstalk
To listen to this week's click on the link at the foot of this page. Pet passportsIt’s simple to travel to another European country, but it has to be done properly. Dogs and cats to be microchipped.
Dog collars: old fashioned, inefficient and cruel? Podcast from Pete the Vet on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Newstalk
To listen to the podcast, follow the link at the foot of this page.
Coping with the grief after losing a pet: Pete the Vet podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Newstalk
To listen to this week's podcast, click on the link at the foot of this page. Pets are often seen as part of the family, and when they die, the grief experienced can be immense.
Bring Your Dog to Work Day – discussion on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Newstalk, The Telegraph
BorrowMyDoggy supporting dogs at work (photo credit: Paul Brown at epic-fotos. com)Bring Your Dog to Work Day is happening on Friday 23rd June in Ireland and the UK.
This week, we discussed fox hunting on the Pat Kenny Show. To listen to the podcast click on the link at the foot of the page.
Activity monitoring collars for dogs and cats: Pete the Vet on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
"Fitbits for dogs and cats"At the start of the New Year, many people pay more attention to personal fitness, and “Fitbit” type watches that monitor activity are now popular.
Change in policy in UK animal welfare strategy has major implications for Irish animal welfare: report plus podcast | Pat Kenny Show
Report on UK animal welfare strategy A major report has just been published by the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee, a cross-party group which is appointed by the House of Commons ..
Is it OK to put your dog’ poop in someone else’s wheelie bin? Plus audio books to celebrate James Herriot’s birthday. | Pat Kenny Show
Dog poop warsWhat is it about dog poo that upsets people so much? Sure, it's foul smelling, disgusting stuff, but still. .
Topical issues: greyhounds as pets, malicious poisoning of dogs and miscellaneous questions about pets | Pat Kenny Show
Greyhounds as petsI've often talked about the benefits of greyhounds as pets, and I was delighted to be given the option to do that again today on the Pat Kenny Show.
Antibiotic resistance: A problem for pets as much as people | Newstalk, The Telegraph, Vet Help Direct
Everyone has heard of "Superbugs", but the scale of the threat of antibiotic resistant bacteria is still not widely appreciated.
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 ..
Dangerous dogs? Can “restricted dog breeds” make good pets? | Pat Kenny Show, TV3
The Irish breed-specific legislation is now internationally recognised as being outdated, unfair, unnecessary and ineffective.