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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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A spay is the surgical removal of the female reproductive organs called an ovariohysterectomy. An ovariohysterectomy requires and abdominal incision and tying off of major abdominal blood vessels. Despite the spay for dogs and cats... more

Co-hosts Dr. Karen Louis and Dr. Roger Welton discuss vaccines in dogs beginning with recent experiences with immunizations and the diseases they protect against (that they have both also recently blogged about), and... more

Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen had the amazing privilege to interview Jan Knoche, director of Love a Golden rescue in St. Louis, part of a national rescue network that fosters and finds forever homes for Golden Retrievers. As part of... more

Co-hosts Dr. Karen Louis and Dr. Roger Welton, both licensed/practicing veterarians dive into seizure disordersin pets. Seizures disorders are far more common in pets, especially dogs, in aomparison to people. Learn how to... more

Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen discuss a little known but common liver disease in dogs that can be present for months to years without a dog showing outward signs. This condition, known as Idiopathic Canine Vacuolar Hepatopathy, may... more

Co-hosts Dr. Roger Welton and Dr. Karen Louis indepthly discuss the all too often unrecognized disease canine cognitive dysfunction, otherewise known as dog dementia. Canine cognitive dysfunction commonly affects senior age dogs and... more

Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen talk about Dr. Roger's recent root canal procedure and the impact it has had on the manner in which he practices veterinary medicine. Send e-mail comments or questions for consideration to be addressed by our... more

Dr Roger and Dr. Karen talk about 5 facts about heartworm disease in dogs that most pet owners are not aware of. The facts they bring to light about heartworm disease are not only very interesting, but offer listeners a better understanding of... more

Dr. Karen and Dr. Roger weigh in on a unique case of a listener's cat that e-mailed a question about her 3 year old cat's insatiable appetite. Kristi's (from Madison Wisconcin) feline will stop at nothing to eat anything and everything in... more

Veterinarian hosts Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen weigh in on the merits - or lack thereof - of feeding pets home cooked diets versus commercially prepared canine and feline diets. E-mail comments to be discussed on the air by Drs Roger and... more
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