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Traditional collars, head collars and body harnesses: do you connect your dog leash to? Podcast with Pat Kenny | Pat Kenny Show
In this week's show on Newstalk, we discussed the various types of collars and harnesses that can be used when walking with a dog on a leash.
My local Dubray Bookshop was busy this afternoon, designing their Christmas book shop window.
Dog collars, head collars, or body harnesses. Choose the best way to work with your pet | The Telegraph
When I see a dog straining against their collar, wheezing as they pull their owner behind them, I often feel like stopping them to let them know about some modern alternatives to help to teach dogs to ..
The Irish Wildlife Rehabilitation conference – happening this weekend in Slane. Pete the Vet Podcast on Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
This Saturday 27th October, I will be speaking at the 2018 Irish Wildlife Rehabilitation conference which is taking place in Slane, Co Meath.
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.
Rats can make great children’s pets. Pete the Vet podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
This week's podcast started by discussing pet rats. To listen, click on the play button at the foot of this page.
There's a new craze for having parties for pets, with the launching of some unusual products that fit the theme. This week on Ireland AM, we looked at some of these new ideas.
My first ever gig as a radio presenter rather than a guest: Pete the Vet on WIMS FM2018 for #WorldMentalHealthWeek
I've often been interviewed as a guest on the radio, but last week I had to sit on the other side of the desk: I was asked to present a radio show.
What if you can’t afford to take your sick pet to the vet? Pete the Vet on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
What happens when people can't afford to pay for their sick pets? Listen to this week's podcast to hear about the various options. Veterinary care can be expensive, just like human medical care.
How dogs can help human mental health #WorldMentalHealthDay | The Telegraph
Marie Yates has set up a remarkable and inspiring project which works with dogs and human survivors of sexual violence to help both parties: to find out more, follow the link below.
The end of a pet’s life: should you stay with them when they are euthanased? Pete the Vet on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
A recent post that went viral suggested that pets get upset when their owners don't stay with them for euthanasia. This week's podcast presents a counter-view to this: in my experience, pets never do this.
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.
To watch the video with Pete discussing the horse fair on Ireland AM, follow the link at the foot of this page.
Podcast discussing the Animal Welfare Conference on Thursday 13th Sept: Pete the Vet on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
The animal welfare conference organised by the Irish Government Department of Agriculture was packed with speakers and topics. I have written a summary of the discussions 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.
Designer dog breeds: healthy hybrids or pointless status symbols? Podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
The above photo shows a "Jackaranian": a pup with a Jack Russell mother and a Pomeranian father. Designer breeds continue to feature in my daily life as a vet in practice.
This week's Newstalk vet podcast discusses dog behaviour: to listen, click on the play button at the foot of this page.