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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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Practicing veterinarian co-hosts Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen, open their hearts to listeners and share their experiences that brought them to their respective places in the field of companion animal health care: Dr. Roger immersed in the... more

Summer is a very tough season for dogs that suffer from noise stress. Between thunderstorms and fireworks, it is no exaggeration that for some dogs, summer is a terrifying time for them. Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen discuss natural and... more

Dr. Roger interviews guest host, newly graduated veterinarian, Dr. Amanda Johnston. Dr. Johnston shares her perspective and experiences as she has transitioned from technician to student to new doctor of veterinary medicine. For... more

This episode to open 2019 covers the top 5 pet resolutions pet owners should strive for, at least from the perspective of our veterinarian co-hosts, Dr. Roger Welton and Dr. Karen Louis. Their top pet resolutions come from their review of... more

Veterinarian co-hosts Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen discuss the use of medical marijuana for treatment of diseases in dogs and cats. In particularly they focus on the increasingly popular trend of CBD (aka, cannabis) oil products whose sale... more

Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen discuss the sharp differences between chemotherapy for cancer treatment in pets versus for humans. Both of our practicing veterinarian co-hosts reflect on pet owner apprehension and even at times shock at the... more

Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen discuss a recent investigation launched by the FDA (prompted by a group of veterinary cardiologists) regarding a troublingly credible link between the deadly heart disease in dogs, dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM),... more

Dr. Roger & Dr. Karen discuss the difficult topic of euthanasia in aging and sick pets and the difficulty of knowing when it is time for owners to make the difficult decision to elect humane euthanasia. Based a listener e-mail question, our... more

Inspired by a listener e-mail sent in by a veterinary technician student, veterinarian co-hosts Dr. Roger Welton and Dr. Karen Louis talk about their veterinary school experiences and how it related to the realities of general... more

Co-hosts Dr. Roger Welton and Dr. Karen Louis talk about the deadly disease parvo (in cats it is called panleukopenia virus. This is a must listen for pet owners to learn about this very common and preventable disease. Dr. Roger and Dr.... more
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