This week, presenter Declan Meehan had two vets to talk to: myself, and Orla Doherty from the Animal Behaviour Clinic. We discussed how to modify animal behaviour, with a particular emphasis on horse behaviour.
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.
Elephants on the loose & dead badgers beside the road. | East Coast Radio
>On this week's radio interview on East Coast FM, we discussed the bizarre news story about an unfortunate elephant escaping from the circus and going for a ramble around a Cork suburb.
Vet radio discussion: a roaming dog and the debate on fur farming | East Coast Radio
In this week's audio clip, I discuss a problem that a listener has because she can't keep her dog fenced in, and she lives in the countryside.
Radio vet: Crufts controversies, dogs with dry coats & dogs that roll in smelly stuff | East Coast Radio
Listen to my weekly podcast, recorded with Declan Meehan of East Coast FM.
Pete the Vet on Shenanigans with Sile | Newstalk
I went in to the Newstalk studios to discuss pets with Sile Seoige. This is the first half of our interview. You can listen to the second part below: ..
Stick insects and cats piddling in the house | East Coast Radio
In this week's radio interview with Declan Meehan, we discuss stick insects as pets, and a listener called in to discuss a common cat problem: urine marking in the home.
Aoibhinn Ni Shuilleabhan was standing in for Sile Seoige when I went into the studios last week to discuss various aspects of pet care – from the new movement regulations for pets travelling bet ..
Listen to the podcast. Thanks, as usual, to Declan Meehan and East Coast FM.
Pete joined Sean for a chat on Wednesday 4th January – covering subjects as diverse as behavioural problems in dogs, power cuts in Connemara, the high suicide rate in the veterinary profession a ..
Seasonal tips on caring for pets over Christmas | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM this week, Pete Wedderburn and Declan Meehan discussed seasonal tips for looking after pets over the coming Christmas period.
East Coast FM radio discussion: is it time to ban mink farming in Ireland? | East Coast Radio
Mink farming was banned over a decade ago in the UK.
If you want to hear my recent radio discussion with Sean Moncrieff, click on the play button.
Getting rid of mice….. what’s the best way? | East Coast Radio
In this week's veterinary podcast, we discuss dealing with the problem of mice invading people's homes. What's the best way to solve the problem? Listen here to find out.
Radio vet podcast: aortic thrombo-embolism in older cats | East Coast Radio
To listen to this week's audio podcast with Declan Meehan from East Coast FM, click on the play button.
This week’s radio interview: a call from a hamster owner in trouble | East Coast Radio
In this week's live interview on East Coast FM, we received a call from a hamster owner who'd got themselves into a bit of bother.
Podcast – Halloween and pets: keep them all inside tonight | East Coast Radio
In this week's live interview on East Coast FM, I discuss basic tips for caring for pets over Halloween.
There is still no legislation to control the commercial breeding of dogs in Ireland - so the country is still the "puppy farm capital" of Europe.