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Roger Welton DVM

Veterinary advice, animal news & views with host, veterinarian, Dr. Roger We


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Dr. Roger Welton (known as simply Dr. Roger to his fans) is an experienced ER and general practice veterinarian. He also helps people and their pets through disseminating news and information through various media outlets as a reporter for the Veterinary News Network (VNN). He is the host of The Web-DVM, a syndicated YouTube video webcast, and presents this live podcast here at BlogTalkRadio. Both shows are embedded at his blog at web-dvm.net, where he also posts links, participates in chats, and provides bonus content. Dr. Roger is the founder and CEO of Dr. Roger's Holistic Veterinary Care (http://www.drrogerholisticvet.com), a site and product line that promotes natural healing, disease prevention, and disease treatment for dogs and cats.

On-Demand Episodes

This episode Dr. Roger warns of the danger of self treating one's pets. Inspired by a recent case in his clinic of a gravely ill dog whose illness was the direct result of her owner having self treated her with an over the counter medication,... more

Nutrition plays such an important role in the health of our pets, but far too many people give little thought to which brand or type of food they pick up at the grocery store. Is there a difference in pet foods? Are there ways for consumers to look... more

Dr. Roger discusses the commonly held pet owner notion that spayed and neutered dogs and cats have a higher likelihood of becoming obese. Is this observation correct, or do the actual statistics differ? If true, what may be the... more

Dr. Roger showcases this increasing, troubling trend in the field of veterinary medicine and the dangers of the poor standard of care it poses. In tonight's episode, Dr. Roger also discusses breed specific legislation and one particular... more

Dr. Roger answered an online consultation regarding a parasite a man caught from his dog (who had caught it from infected raccoon feces) whose seriousness inspired tonight's episode dedicated to zoonoses, a group of infectious diseases... more

In this episode, Dr. Roger disusses the entry of superstore giants into the pet medication industry. He highlights how this is poised to change the face of veterinary medicine and what consequences it will have on pet owners. Lower... more

Tonight, Dr. Roger update's our listeners' knowlege of heartworm disease in dogs and cats: latest teatment and prevention modalities, possible resistant strains, and a rise in feline cases of disease. Plus, we have 3 listener e-mail questions to... more

Tonight, Dr. Roger will be revising his top 10 pet health myths. Differently from past top 10 lists, he chose to lump both dogs and cats together save redundancy for the several myths that apply to both species. Dr. Roger's top 10 lists... more

Dr. Roger discusses this powerful natural nutritional health supplement that it readily available, inexpensive, and can do wonders for your pet's health. Plus, Dr. Roger will address 3 e-mail questions sent in by listeners. Please feel free... more

In tonights episode, Dr. Roger offers his opinion on why cat owners should be mandated to keep their cats indoors, as well as discusses the new fad of anesthesia free pet dentistry. Plus, Dr. Roger addresses 2 e-mail comments on... more
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