This week, after an earlier discussion about caring for wildlife casualties, Pete took time to answer some questions from viewers about their pets.
Studies have shown that if owners treat their pets for heat stroke before reaching the vet, the risk of death can be almost halved.
The theme for this week's vet spot on Ireland AM was snakes, following the story where a corn snake was found in a field in Co Meath.
This week on TV3's Ireland AM, there was a shout-out for questions about pets to viewers, then Mark Cagney put the questions to Pete, live on air.
This week on Ireland AM we discussed the health benefits of living in closer proximity to animals. Watch the video link at the foot of the page, or read on to find out more.
Education about animals can prevent cruelty and will help our society at the same time: discussion on Ireland AM | TV3
On Ireland AM this week, Pete joined Andrew Kelly from ISPCA to highlight the importance of education in promoting animal welfare and preventing animal cruelty.
Five summer tips for having fun with your pets this summerWatch the video to see Pete talk about summer activities with your pets.
Holiday care options for pets: Pete the Vet on Ireland AM | The Telegraph, TV3
Holiday care for petsPet care is an important part of holiday planning for people who have animals in their life. There are three main options, each with pros and cons.
To watch the video, click on the link at the foot of this page Pollen allergies in dogs are a common cause of itchy skin This week on Ireland AM, I brought Oscar with me: he’s a terrier who has ..
Pete the vet on Ireland am this weekThe focus of this week's chat was to discuss Irish Native Breeds of dog: you can watch the video by clicking on the link at the foot of this page.
To watch the video clip from TV3, click on the link at the foot of this pageDog rescue charity MADRA is running a ‘Doggy Blind Date’ programme in Galway city.
First aid for petsTo watch this week's video from TV3, click on the link at the foot of this page. There are times when a vet isn't available: an animal is sick or injured, and immediate action is needed.
The "quantified self" is a phenomenon that is now extending to our pets: the "quantified animal".
Don't give pets as presentsPets never make good Christmas gifts and should never be bought on a whim or given as a surprise.
A vet clinic can be a busy place and it's always interesting to see what's going on. A few weeks ago, the Ireland Am camera crew called in on a Monday morning to see what was happening.
Cold weather and petsPets often spend time outdoors, and with some thought, owners can ensure that their animals have a cosier, warmer existence.
Sissi the cat was shot last week: I have written and spoken about her story elsewhere (listen to the latest podcast on my blog).
How is puppy farming defined?The term "puppy farming" means the commercial breeding of dogs in large numbers.