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This Vet's Voice Podcast features a pet parenting perspective by Melissa Lynn, DVM. Listen as she shares her expert pet parenting advice! She’s your veterinarian…unfiltered.

This Vet's Voice Melissa Lynn, DVM

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This Vet's Voice Podcast features a pet parenting perspective by Melissa Lynn, DVM. Listen as she shares her expert pet parenting advice! She’s your veterinarian…unfiltered.

    The Rabies Episode

    The Rabies Episode

    In this episode Dr. Melissa kicks off season three by chatting with her good friend—and rabies expert—Dr. Ingrid Garrison a public health veterinarian from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Dr. Garrsion shares her insights about the deadly virus and what pet parents can do to prevent the spread.
    Useful Links from the Show:
    Rabies Prevention in Pets and People (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) – General information on how to prevent rabies in both pets and people https://www.cdc.gov/rabies/prevention/index.html
    Rabies cases for the entire United States (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) – Check with your State Department of Public Health for the most current information on rabies cases. https://www.cdc.gov/rabies/location/usa/surveillance/index.html
    Animal Rabies Prevention and Control Compendium (National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians) – Includes information on vaccination of animals against rabies and all licensed rabies vaccines for animals in the U.S. These are only recommendations. You must check with your city, county, and state for rabies vaccination requirements for where you live. http://www.nasphv.org/documentsCompendiaRabies.html
    RABIESAWARE.ORG – Quick reference for rabies vaccinations laws for each state. https://www.rabiesaware.org/
    Information on rabies cases in Kansas – This website contains information on the number of animals tested for rabies and the number of animals positive for rabies as well as information on prevention, information for veterinarians, healthcare providers, local health departments, law enforcement, and wildlife professionals https://keap.kdhe.state.ks.us/Ephtm/PortalPages/ContentData?CID=109
    Kansas Rabies Control Regulations – http://www.kdheks.gov/epi/human_animal_health.htm
    Kansas Rabies Disease Investigation Guideline – Information on how local health departments conduct investigations into all rabies-positive animals in Kansas to prevent spread of this disease to humans and other animals. http://www.kdheks.gov/epi/disease_investigation_guidelines.htm
    Bats found in Houses – Bats can have rabies and spread this disease to people and pets. You cannot tell if a bat has rabies, or not, by looking at it. If you find a bat inside your home contact your local or state health department for a rabies exposure consultation. You can find more information about how to safely capture a bat at this website https://ksoutdoors.com/Services/Wildlife-Damage-Control/Bats-in-Houses
    State and Local Rabies Consultation Contacts –https://www.cdc.gov/rabies/resources/contacts.html
    Podcast Page:
    https://thisvetsvoice.com/podcast
    Other Helpful Links:
    Email Dr. Melissa: contact@thisvetsvoice.com
    The Blog: https://thisvetsvoice.com
    Facebook: facebook.com/thisvetsvoice

    • 43 min
    Season 3 Preview

    Season 3 Preview

    I'm back! Listen to this little preview for SEASON 3! A few changes are on the horizon!

    • 2 min
    Vet Confidential Taking A Break

    Vet Confidential Taking A Break

    Dr. Lissa opens up and shares about the struggles she's facing trying to be a great vet AND a great mom. Sometimes you can't be both...
    Podcast Page:
    https://thisvetsvoice.com/fur-reals-podcast
     
    Other Helpful Links:
    Email Dr. Lissa: contact@thisvetsvoice.com
    The Blog: https://thisvetsvoice.com
    Facebook: facebook.com/thisvetsvoice
    Twitter: @lissalynndvm

    • 10 min
    23 The Pet Travel Episode

    23 The Pet Travel Episode

    Ashley Logsdon, from the Mama Says Namaste Podcast joins us and shares her tips for traveling cross-country with pets!
    All the helpful links for the Pet Travel Episode! 
    https://www.mamasaysnamaste.com/
    https://www.instagram.com/fieldtripgypsies/
    https://www.aphis.usda.gov/aphis/pet-travel
    https://www.bringfido.com/
    https://www.rover.com/

    • 45 min
    22 Vet Confidential Being Recognized

    22 Vet Confidential Being Recognized

    • 9 min
    21 The Dog Bit The Grandkid Episode

    21 The Dog Bit The Grandkid Episode

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    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

JMFreme ,

Happy accident!

I found this “by accident”. As an experienced RVT I wanted something I could share with friends who need some upbeat, fun info and this is the ISH! I love Lissa! She’s real, honest, and true to being a doctor.
Thanks for being amazing Doc!

Fit mom 123 ,

Love it!

Lissa Lynn is snarky, yet incredibly helpful. I can't wait for more episodes! Great work!

TheRealSchwag ,

Great Pet Parenting Advice

This is solid information, presented humorously and directly. Love it!!

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