To watch this video clip from Ireland AM, click on the link below. Over the centuries Ireland has bred and developed dogs with characteristics and physical structure to serve them in their everyday life.
Gastrointestinal upsets are common in Christmas week: watch Pete the Vet on Ireland AM explaining how to make sure your pet's digestive health remains in good order over the festive period.
There's a new craze for having parties for pets, with the launching of some unusual products that fit the theme. This week on Ireland AM, we looked at some of these new ideas.
To watch the video with Pete discussing the horse fair on Ireland AM, follow the link at the foot of this page.
Loss of trust in pet vaccines: why has this has happened and what do pet owners need to do? Audio podcast plus Ireland AM video | East Coast Radio, TV3
Some pet owners have lost their trust in vaccinations, and as a consequence, they are refusing to have their pets vaccinated according to their vets' recommendations.
To watch this week's video, click on the play button at the foot of this page. The arrival of a new baby in the house puts a particular focus on the behaviour of a dog.
Don't shop, adopt. This week on Ireland AM, we discussed the reasons why choosing a rescue pet is the best option. You can watch the video at the foot of this page.
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Click on the link at the foot of this page to watch Pete on Ireland AM discussing the arrival of a new pup into your home.
Diagnosis and treatment of arthritis in dogs and cats: video from Pete the Vet on TV3’s Ireland AM | TV3
Is your older pet creaking around slowly, taking ages to get up in the morning, and doing less activity than they used to do? To watch Pete the Vet discussing arthritis on TV3’s Ireland AM, watc ..
This week on TV3's Ireland AM, there was a shout-out for questions about pets to viewers, then Mark Cagney put the questions to Pete, live on air.
First aid for petsTo watch this week's video from TV3, click on the link at the foot of this page. There are times when a vet isn't available: an animal is sick or injured, and immediate action is needed.
The "quantified self" is a phenomenon that is now extending to our pets: the "quantified animal".
A vet clinic can be a busy place and it's always interesting to see what's going on. A few weeks ago, the Ireland Am camera crew called in on a Monday morning to see what was happening.
Cold weather and petsPets often spend time outdoors, and with some thought, owners can ensure that their animals have a cosier, warmer existence.
How is puppy farming defined?The term "puppy farming" means the commercial breeding of dogs in large numbers.
Canicross is a new sport that deserves greater popularity. I was delighted to have the opportunity to feature Canicross with the enthusiastic folk who are involved in this in Ireland.
This week in Dublin Port, another batch of puppy-farmed puppies were confiscated as they were smuggled out of Ireland to the lucrative UK market.