Read on for tips on keeping pet dogs cool in hot weather, or listen to the podcast by clicking on the link at the foot of this page.
How to prevent heat stroke in dogs this summer | The Telegraph
Heat stroke is a common problem seen by pet owners and vets every summer. Prevention is the key: once a dog has overheated and is suffering from hyperthermia, it can be too late.
Five summer tips for having fun with your pets this summerWatch the video to see Pete talk about summer activities with your pets.
Listen to the podcast at the foot of this pageThis week has been classic pre-exam weather, with plenty of sunshine and clear skies.
What do you do with your pets when you go away on holiday? This can be a significant complication of owning a pet. The various options are listed below.
Why are upset stomachs in dogs so common in summer? | East Coast Radio
Upset stomachs in dogs are common at this time of year. In this week's podcast, Pete discusses gastroenteritis in dogs, and why it is such a common issue and what dog owners can do about it.
Having pets around barbecues can involve some unexpected hazards. Summer is here and outdoor parties or BBQs are often part of the social calendar when the sun is shining.
Planning your summer holidays? Have your pets minded for free or get free accommodation for minding pets
To listen to my latest interview on Today FM, click here. It's about Trusted House Sitters, a new animal-related website.
On Ireland AM this morning, we discussed keeping pets cool in hot weather.
Getting ready for summer with your pets | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM this week, Pete the Vet discusses getting ready for the summer heat with your pet: how to avoid problems.
It's been a warm, sunny week - highly unusual for Ireland at this time of year. Pet owners should take special care of their animals in this type of weather.
The late summer hazard of wasps, plus how to deal with aggressive rabbits | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM this week, we discuss wasp stings (a common problem in the late summer) and the issue of rabbit aggression.
Common summer problems including sore paws and gastroenteritis | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM this week, Pete the vet discusses the common summer problem of sore paws in dogs, including harvest mites. We also discuss gastroenteritis, another common summer problem.
Many Irish people are only too aware of the painful consequences of lying in the sun without proper protection. Severe sunburn is an experience that is not quickly forgotten.
More tips for pets in the summer sunshine | East Coast Radio
On East Coast FM this week, I discussed the issue of helping pets cope with summer sunshine.
This recent spell of hot sunny weather may be enjoyable for humans, but for pets, it can be stressful and dangerous.
A puppy is a wonderful addition to a family, and it was a day for celebration when Scooby arrived in the Murphy household.