Compassion in World Farming Ireland hosted a demonstration outside the Dail at 1pm on Wednesday 12th June, protesting against the live export of animals from Ireland.
Pete in the Media
Dogs get stressed if their humans are stressed: here’s how we know. Podcast from Pete the Vet | East Coast Radio
A recent study from Sweden has shown that dogs get stressed in ways that parallel the stress felt by their owners. This is the first time that trans-species stress empathy has been proven.
Scraps from the table, dry pellets, or even a juicy steak? The food we give our pets varies from household to household.
SpayAware: explaining why spay and neutering dogs and cats make sense. Vet podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
This week's podcast is all about spaying and neutering dogs and cats: to listen, press the play button at the foot of this page.
Summer care for dogs: internet enabled dog walking and holiday care. Ireland AM Vet Spot Video | TV3
With long days and milder weather, the summer months are enjoyable for pets. Watch the video at the foot of this page to learn more, or read on here.
Can toxic summertime plants harm dogs? Podcast from Pete the Vet | East Coast Radio
Dogs are prone to eating anything that they feel like eating, and that means that sometimes they eat substances that can do them harm.
Making sure that people are safe around dogs. Weekly podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
This week's podcast discusses the reasons why dogs may be aggressive, and the steps that people can take to ensure that they - and their families- are safe around dogs.
Problem areas for farm animal welfare in Ireland: podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
Current European and national Irish animal welfare legislation has been carefully designed to protect animal welfare. However enforcement of this legislation is inconsistent.
We now take it for granted that humans must be seatbelted firmly in place during car travel, but what about dogs (and occasionally cats)? To find out more, read on, or watch the video clip at the foot ..
The main topic this week is flea and tick control: with the recent warm weather, this is more important than ever for pets. Listen to the podcast here or click on the play button at the foot of this page.
It isn’t normal for cats to bring up fur balls regularly: podcast from vet spot on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
To listen to this week's podcast, click at the foot of this page.
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.
Cats are predators, so naturally they have an inbuilt element of aggression.
This week on Ireland AM, I visited the Kildare and West Wicklow SPCA facility.
Getting your first pet: podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
If you are thinking about getting your first family dog, you need to plan carefully. Listen to this week's podcast for a few tips.
Easter podcast about how chocolate can be dangerous for dogs | East Coast Radio
This week's podcast discusses the reasons why chocolate should not be given to dogs- even as tiny pieces for treats. To listen, follow the link below.
Skin disease in pets: what home treatments are possible? Podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
Does your pet have skin or coat problems? If so, a visit to your vet is the best answer, to make an accurate diagnosis of the problem.
Podcast: Should the online sale of dogs be banned in Ireland? | East Coast Radio
The Irish government is talking about banning the sale of dogs online.