THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESIn 2014, Mark moved from an apartment to a house with a garden, and he decided that he was ready to get a dog.
Greyhounds make great pets: vet spot on Ireland AM | Ireland AM
On Ireland AM, we discussed greyhounds - talking about the industry in Ireland, as well as focussing on how greyhounds can make fabulous pets. You can watch the video here.
Two animal welfare issues: the greyhound industry and pedigree dogs. | East Coast Radio
In this podcast, Pete discusses the recent RTE Prime Time segment which investigates the greyhound industry in Ireland. He goes on to talk about the poor health in some pedigree dogs.
Greyhound racing in Ireland: a podcast by Pete the Vet | East Coast Radio
I've written and spoken a lot about the greyhound industry in recent weeks, and this podcast is the latest discussion. For those new to this topic, please listen and learn.
Greyhound racing: after the ban in NSW, could Ireland and the UK be next? | Pat Kenny Show, The Telegraph
Greyhound racing: is this the beginning of the end?The greyhound racing industry globally is in serious trouble.
Topical issues: greyhounds as pets, malicious poisoning of dogs and miscellaneous questions about pets | Pat Kenny Show
Greyhounds as petsI've often talked about the benefits of greyhounds as pets, and I was delighted to be given the option to do that again today on the Pat Kenny Show.
Greyhounds have been popular in Ireland for centuries, as working, racing animals, but in the past couple of decades, they have finally begun to be recognised for their full potential: as intelligent, ..
Denis qualified as a vet over twenty years ago, and for most of this time, he's had a particular interest in treating greyhounds. In 2004, he established the Canine Sports Medicine Clinic.
It’s time to improve animal welfare in the uncaring underbelly of the Irish greyhound industry | TV3
Two weeks ago, eleven Irish racing greyhounds died en route to Spain via France on the Irish Ferries vessel “The Oscar Wilde”.
Can live transport of animals be done without cruelty? | East Coast Radio
In this week’s podcast, courtesy of East Coast FM, we discuss the recent deaths of eleven greyhounds in transit to the European continent from Ireland, and we go on to talk about the wider pictu ..
Greyhounds in Ireland, and why they make such good pets | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM this week, Pete discusses the background to greyhound racing in Ireland, and the reason why people should consider taking on a greyhound as a pet.
This week on Ireland AM, we featured rescued greyhounds as pets: April is Adopt-a-Greyhound month. Greyhounds are gentle, sensitive and affectionate dogs who settle well into home.
A couple of subjects were discussed on East Coast FM this week:First, there's a sad greyhound story in the news about former racing dogs being killed by a blunt blow to the head and then dumped - in Limerick.