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.
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.
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.
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.
Cats are predators, so naturally they have an inbuilt element of aggression.
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.
All about in-breeding: the challenge of producing healthy pedigree pups. Podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
This week's podcast discusses the tricky topic of "in-breeding" i. e. breeding of dogs to closer rather than further-away relatives.
On St Patrick's Day weekend, snakes come to mind. St Patrick may have ensured that Ireland is snake-free, but snakes are back.
Podcast: the changing gender balance of the veterinary world | East Coast Radio
Photo above: veterinarian, Dr Aundrea Hara, poses with her dog, Piper (U. S.
The strong impact of human personalities on cats in the same household: podcast from Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
If your cat is behaving badly, it might be worth looking in the mirror.
With Crufts coming up next week, the issue of pedigree dogs is hitting the headlines again.
Pete the Vet Podcast: How to handle over-enthusiastic dogs and wriggly, even angry, cats. | East Coast Radio
Listen to this week's podcast below: all about handling challenging animals. Humans have to work with pets, and sometimes it can be difficult to keep them under control.