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.
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Weekly vet podcast: ticks, fleas, keeping cats out of the garden & treating ringworm | East Coast Radio
In these week's broadcast, I talk about ticks & fleas, answer a listener's question about how to keep his neighbour's cats away from his aviary, and I discuss how to treat ringworm.
Open farms: a radio discussion | East Coast Radio
Open farms are popular destinations for summer holiday excursions, and they can be an excellent way of both entertaining and educating children. Learn more about them in this podcast.
Pets and drinking water on the radio | East Coast Radio
Pets seem to drink from all sorts of places, including muddy puddles and ditches. Is this safe? And why do they so often reject the fresh tap water.
Rescuing baby birds – radio discussion | East Coast Radio
It's common to find baby birds, apparently in trouble. What should be done with them? Listen to this radio discussion to find out. Click on the play button below:VETBIRDS.
Treating itchy dogs: radio discussion | East Coast Radio
Last week we discussed diagnosing the cause of itchy skin in dogs: this week the subject was how to treat dogs with allergic skin disease. Listen below:. VETITCHTREAT.
Radio discussion: Why do dogs itch? | East Coast Radio
Itchiness is a common problem in dogs during the summer months. What makes dogs itch? Listen to our discussion on East Coast FM to find out more. Just click on the play button below.
The latest stray dog statistics in Ireland | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM today, we discussed the latest statistics from dog pounds in Ireland. Listen below:. VETDOGSTATS.
Radio interview: ISPCA comments about Irish dogs being exported to UK | East Coast Radio
Should dogs be exported to the UK to be rehomed? Or is it "better for them" to be simply euthanased? Listen to the background to this saga:VETISPCA.
On East Coast FM this week, we discussed World Animal Week - and Pet Expo, which is happening this weekend in Dublin. Click on the Play button below to listen. vetworld.
My books were discussed in detail on Derek Mooney's afternoon radio show on RTE One in Ireland yesterday. To listen, click on this link, then open in Real Player or equivalent.
World Rabies Day 28th September | East Coast Radio
This is a radio interview with Declan Meehan of East Coast FM, discussing the upcoming global rabies awareness day. Rabies.
This is an audio file of an interview with Declan Meehan of East Coast FM, discussing the latest actions by the RSPCA and Dogs Trust who have pulled out of Crufts in protest at the priority of appeara ..