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Roger Welton DVM

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


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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.

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Veterinarian co-hosts Dr. Roger Welton and Dr. Karen Louis discuss the statistical increases in the incidence of certain infectious and parasitic diseases in dogs and cats during prolonged periods of standing water following major storms. Our... more

In the wake of the tragic disaster in Houston and surrounding communities from Hurricane Harvey, Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen discuss preparedness for pets. As we witnessed in the aftermath of Katrina and sheer numbers of lost and deceased... more

Veterinarian co-hosts Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen talk about blood work diagnostics and how useful they are in diagnosing disease in dogs and cats and…how useless they can also be. Listen in as the doctors talk about who they work... more

Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen cover the common and potentially dangerous condition of heat stress (also known as heat exhaustion) and heat stroke in dogs. Dr. Karen discuss risk factors and signs of heat stress versus the more dangerous... more

Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen discuss some commonly seen veterinary medical and conditions and negative mental states in un-neutered or intact male dogs. These conditions range from being a nuissance to to being outright dangerous for... more

Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen talk pheromone therapy for stress and anxiety in dogs and cats. Using pheromone treatment as a means to safely and without side effects help to relieve canine and feline stress (whether situational or chronic) as... more

Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen take on outrageous holistic veterinary internet ?publication? claims that heartworm disease can be effectively prevented ?naturally? without the actual administration of canine heartworm preventive... more

Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen discuss various conditions that commonly lead to hacking, gagging, coughing, and compromised breathing in dogs. The conditions they highlight - laryngeal paralysis, brachycephalic syndrome,... more

Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen discuss one of the most common and frustrating feline diseases: feline lower urinary tract disease. This disease often is first noticed when cats start urinating in the home outside of the litter box. Listen in as our... more

Veterinarian hosts Dr. Karen Louis and Dr. Roger Welton discuss perhaps the most common veterinary visit this time of year: seasonal skin allergies. From varying presentations, short term therapies, long term therapies and how they... more
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