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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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Heart murmurs are abnormal heart sounds that are caused by various types of structural defects of the heart valves and or muscular wall of the heart. Recognizing heart murmurs early and having them checked regularly for... more

Most pet owners are aware of the existence of puppy mills, their cruel practices driven by greed, and the typical outlets where the puppies they produce are sold. Yet puppy mills have not missed a beat and are generally doing as well as... more

Veterinarian co-hosts co-hosts Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen share their top New Year resolution for pets and pet owners: preventative pet wellness care and regular wellness blood work. Both Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen share case anecdotes... more

Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen raise the increasingly problematic issue of fake service dogs. Service dogs play a unique in special role in the human-animal bond in going beyond companionship to dogs helping people with disabilities have the... more

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
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