In this week's IGTV session, I carried out a video interview with Petfix Club member and RTE 2FM Presenter Laura Fox, and her French Bulldog Thor.
Irish vets call on advertisers to stop using flat-faced dogs in the media: Pete the Vet on Pat Kenny Show vet spot | Pat Kenny Show
To listen to this week’s podcast, click on the link at the foot of this page Vet Ireland calls for advertisers and promoters to cease using images of Pugs and other flat-faced breeds of animals ..
Threatening to ban Pugs and Bulldogs? How else can brachycephalic health be improved? | The Telegraph
More and more people - vets, vet nurses, breeders and members of the public - are becoming exasperated at the level of discomfort experienced by some brachycephalic dogs.
Bad Nose Day at CruftsCrufts starts today in Birmingham - as usual there are many Irish entrants.
The importance of poop scooping, dog breed trends in Ireland, fat-bergs on the beach, and listeners’ questions: Pete the Vet on the Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
The danger of dog pooDog poo is not just an issue of aesthetic importance (although no-one likes getting the stuff on their shoes).
I’ve been focussing recently on the issue of pedigree animals that are bred to a particular conformation that results in serious health difficulties, with brachycephalic dogs like Pugs being the ..
Bulldogs: a shrinking genetic pool of unhealthy animals? | Pat Kenny Show, The Telegraph
This summer, there has been much discussion about the welfare issues affecting brachycephalic dogs, born without the ability to breathe properly.
How can we help Pugs and Bulldogs breathe normally again? | East Coast Radio
The campaign for action to help squashed-nose (brachycephalic) dogs to breathe normally is gaining momentum.
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 ..