189 episodes

Dr. Roger Welton and Dr. Karen Louis are both experienced, practicing veterinarians that write extensively on their respective blogs (Web-DVM.Net and VetChick.com). They co-host this show to discuss the topics that inspire them to blog, while offering their unique experiences and training to offer listeners varied perspectives on pet issues of the day.

Veterinary Advice, Animal News & Views with hosts, Dr. Roger Welton & Dr. Karen Louis Roger Welton DVM

    • Pets & Animals

Dr. Roger Welton and Dr. Karen Louis are both experienced, practicing veterinarians that write extensively on their respective blogs (Web-DVM.Net and VetChick.com). They co-host this show to discuss the topics that inspire them to blog, while offering their unique experiences and training to offer listeners varied perspectives on pet issues of the day.

    The Veterinarian’s (Appropriate) Credo: “I recommend…And I also recommend…”

    The Veterinarian’s (Appropriate) Credo: “I recommend…And I also recommend…”

    Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen discuss the veterinarian’s ethical duty to recommend routine parasite and disease screening, as well as appropriate diagnostics when pets present with illness.  Our veterinarian co-hosts discuss reasons why some veterinarians will refrain from making important diagnostic recommendations and some of the consequences that may result when appropriate diagnostics are not recommended.

    E-mail comments or questions to be addressed on the air to comments@web-dvm.net.  Listeners whose comments are discussed on the air will receive a personally sign copy of The Man in the White Coat, A Veterinarian’s Tail of Love.   

    For more content from Dr. Roger Welton and Dr. Karen Louis, respectively, visit their blogs at Web-DVM.net and Vetchick.com. 

    Don’t forget to check out Dr. Roger’s new book, The Man in the White Coat, A Veterinarian’s Tail of Love.

    • 35 min
    A Veterinarian's Tail of Love

    A Veterinarian's Tail of Love

    Practicing veterinarian co-hosts Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen, open their hearts to listeners and share their experiences that brought them to their respective places in the field of companion animal health care: Dr. Roger immersed in the busy and rapid paced clinical setting of emergency, critical care, general medicine, and surgery, Dr. Karen in the highly personal concierge veterinary medicine, acupuncture, and stress management. 

    Dr. Roger draws upon his very unique journey detailed in his new top selling book: The Man in the White Coat: A Veterinarian’s Tail of Love, that drove him to be owner and medical director of two veterinary practices and founder of one of the most frequented animal  media outlets in the world.  Dr. Karen shares pivotal life and career experiences that led her to practice her own intimate brand of veterinary health care.

    Each of our hosts offers invaluable brands of veterinary medicine and offers the unique perspective that each brings regularly on this podcast.  How did one profession produce such different individuals and career paths?  Tune in and find out!

    For more content from Dr. Roger Welton and Dr. Karen Louis, respectively, visit their blogs at Web-DVM.net and Vetchick.com. 

    Don’t forget to check out Dr. Roger’s new book, The Man in the White Coat, A Veterinarian’s Tail of Love.

    • 31 min
    What Helps With Summer Noise Anxiety For Your Dog (Thunderstorms, Fireworks)?

    What Helps With Summer Noise Anxiety For Your Dog (Thunderstorms, Fireworks)?

    Summer is a very tough season for dogs that suffer from noise stress.  Between thunderstorms and fireworks, it is no exaggeration that for some dogs, summer is a terrifying time for them.  Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen discuss natural and pharmaceutical relief for noise induced stress in dogs: what works, what does not work, and what is safe. 

    E-mail questions or comments for Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen to consider for discussion on the air, e-mail them to: comments@web-dvm.net.

    For content from Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen, respectively, visit their blogs at Web-DVM.net and VetChick.com. 

    • 49 min
    What Is It Like To Be A Newly Graduated Veterinarian?

    What Is It Like To Be A Newly Graduated Veterinarian?

    Dr. Roger interviews guest host, newly graduated veterinarian, Dr. Amanda Johnston.  Dr. Johnston shares her perspective and experiences as she has transitioned from technician to student to new doctor of veterinary medicine.  For all that are interested in veterinary medicine as a profession or just have a curiosity about the process of transitioning from a new doctor to an experienced, seasoned veterinarian, this episode is a must listen.

    E-mail questions or comments to comments@web-dvm.net for consideration to have them discussed on the air.

    For more content from Dr. Roger Welton, visit his blogs at Web-DVM.net and DrRogerHolisticVet.com.

     

     

    • 30 min
    Top 2019 Pet Resolutions

    Top 2019 Pet Resolutions

    This episode to open 2019 covers the top 5 pet resolutions pet owners should strive for, at least from the perspective of our veterinarian co-hosts, Dr. Roger Welton and Dr. Karen Louis.  Their top pet resolutions come from their review of hindsight issues and health concerns they observed in 2018 veterinary clinical practice (in addition to being avid bloggers and podcasters, our co-hosts are full time practicing veterinarians).

    E-mail all questions or comments to be shared/addressed on the air by our hosts to: comments@web-dvm.net.

    For more content from Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen, visit their respective blogs Web-DVM.Net and VetChick.com.  For the holistically minded pet owner, Dr. Roger also recently launched DrRogerHolisticVet.com.   

    • 40 min
    Can Medical Marijuana Help Your Pet’s Health Condition?

    Can Medical Marijuana Help Your Pet’s Health Condition?

    Veterinarian co-hosts Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen discuss the use of medical marijuana for treatment of diseases in dogs and cats.  In particularly they focus on the increasingly popular trend of CBD (aka, cannabis) oil products whose sale is popping up just about everywhere.  Our co-hosts sift through which types of products have real clinical benefits and which types of products are wastes of money…and how pet owners can best decide on the most effective CBD oils. 

    Lastly, even in states where medical marijuana is legal, Dr. Roger and Karen discuss major legal obstacles in even obtaining legitimate medical marijuana treatment for pets with health conditions that can really benefit from it.

    To send e-mail questions or comments for consideration Veterinarian co-hosts Dr. Roger Welton and Dr. Karen Louis discuss the practical benefits of medical marijuana therapy in dogs and cats.  A significant portion of their discussion focuses on CBD (a.k.a., cannabis) oil treatment as they sift through what types of CBD products constitute real clinical benefits and which to be discussed on the air by our co-hosts, please e-mail them to: comments@web-dvm.net.

    For more in-depth content from our co-hosts Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen, visit their respective blogs at Web-DVM.net (also DrRogerHolisticVet.com) and VetChick.com.

    • 41 min

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