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Pete in the Media
Diabetes in dogs and cats on Ireland AM – video clip | Ireland AM
As we reach the end of Pet Diabetes Awareness Month, the topic was discussed on Ireland AM on Virgin Media TV.
#ADogIsForLife campaign has been launched by Dogs Trust: podcast | East Coast Radio
The message of this podcast is to think very carefully before taking on a pet: it is a decision for the entire lifetime of the animal, which means looking 10 - 15 years into the future.
Questions from pet owners on Ireland AM Vet Spot | Ireland AM
This week, Ireland AM asked viewers to send in their pet questions for Pete to answer. To find out what was asked and how Pete answered, watch the video below.
Many pets are petrified by the loud bangs, whizzing, popping and bright lights generated by fireworks but owners can take some steps to mitigate any fear or distress.
Allergies to cats, and Toxoplasmosis: vet spot podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
This week, Pete reported on two cat-related stories. First, new science on how people can be helped if they are allergic to cats.
Rabbits as pets: video from vet spot on Ireland AM | Ireland AM
This week on Ireland AM, we discussed keeping rabbits as pets. You can watch the video segment by following the link below. Tips on rabbit keepingRabbits should be kept in pairs or small groups.
Protecting rabbits from Viral Haemorrhagic Disease: podcast from vet spot on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
Rabbit owners often do not realise that without vaccination, their pets' lives are at risk.
How to help seal pups left alone on beaches, plus WIMS radio update: weekly podcast | East Coast Radio
This week on East Coast we discussed the case of a young seal that was spotted on Bray beach this week, plus we talked about general wildlife care.
Petbond: a new website to make it easier to find a new pet. Vet spot podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
How can you be sure that you are getting a new puppy or dog from an ethical source? A new website, petbond. ie has been set up to help you do exactly that.
October themes: #BlackDogAppreciationDay and #StopTober. Podcast from Pete the Vet | East Coast Radio
Listen to this week's podcast by clicking on the play button below to learn about two seasonal topics: #BlackDogAppreciationDay and #StopTober.
Animals and people are good for each other: find out how in this podcast | East Coast Radio
Dog ownership causes people to take significantly more exercise, and it improves people's moods. Listen to the podcast below to find out more.
In the recent days a number dogs in Norway have become suddenly ill and died. To find out more about this, listen to the podcast at the foot of this page or read on below.
Sickly dogs are the by-product of the Irish puppy farm system: discussion on RTE’s Claire Byrne Live | RTE
To watch the video of this discussion on puppy farms, click on the play button at the foot of this page.
Ticks and Lyme Disease – podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
This week's podcast discusses ticks and Lyme Disease, which are both found in Ireland, the UK, and much of the rest of the world. To listen, click here or on the podcast at the foot of this page.
Telegraph online report on National Cat Awards | The Telegraph
Earlier this month, I attended the National Cat Awards in London (I'm pictured above with James Yeates, the CEO of Cats Protection.
This podcast starts with a public service announcement for Brayvet clients (my own vet clinic) about recent traffic disruptions, and then goes on to discuss Harvest Mites and how they affect pets at t ..
Harvest Mites (as pictured above, under the microscope) are tiny spider-like creatures that only emerge in August and September every year. They are never seen at other times of the year.