I was a guest on Today FM's Dermot and Dave Show this week - talking about the impact of social isolation on pets, and on wild animals too.
We need a database of dog attacks in Ireland so that we can learn: podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
BackgroundTragically, an eight-year-old boy died after being attacked by two dogs at his home in Tallaght in Dublin.
Coronavirus and pets: an introductory podcast | East Coast Radio
The first half of this podcast, recorded on 4th March, explains the basic facts of Coronavirus and pets.
Health issues of pedigree dog breeds | East Coast Radio
This podcast discusses the issues of pedigree dog breeds. Listen by clicking on the play button below.
Podcast: the hectic life of farm vets in spring, plus cherry eye in dogs | East Coast Radio
In this week's short podcast, Pete discusses the hectic schedule of farm vets, caused by the fact that most cattle and sheep give birth during the springtime.
From Scottish citizenship to socialisation of dogs: Pete’s weekly podcast | East Coast Radio
Pete is Scottish - so he is a citizen of the United Kingdom - but he has been living in Ireland for nearly thirty years now.
PETA did not say pets don’t like being called “pets”. Podcast with Ivan Yates from Newstalk | Newstalk
A recent story going around the media started with PETA - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
January is dog-dumping month in Ireland: short podcast | East Coast Radio
This week’s brief podcast covers three topics: the seasonal dumping of unwanted pet dogs into animal rescue centres in Ireland in January, the issue of animal hoarding, and the situation in Aust ..
Keeping pets safe from toxic ingestion over Christmas: vet spot on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
This week's vet spot starts at 02:44:05 on the podcast at the foot of this page. If you want to be reminded of the risks of common poisons to pets, listen in.
Clashing of generations? Listen to Ebony (2009 graduate) talk to Pete (1985 graduate) trying to find common ground in this podcast.
Podcast: Pete the Vet’s “Pet Subjects” book. A Christmas present idea for animal lovers | East Coast Radio
Veterinarian Pete Wedderburn has written a book about his life as a vet in practice. You can buy this book here on this website, in the online shop for €15 plus postage.
#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.
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.
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.
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.
Dogs have been domesticated by humans over thousands of years.
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.