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Roger L Welton DVM

The Space Coast Pet Podcast


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Dr. Roger Welton is an experienced practicing veterinarian, successful author, blogger and media personality. Airing every Thursday at 8 AM EST, Dr. Roger discusses the pertinent pet issues of the day and addresses listener emails.

On-Demand Episodes

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

Drs Roger and Karen discuss the differences of chemotherapy for dogs and cats that have cancer in comparison to chemotherapy in humans. Drs Karen and Roger discuss that consideration for choosing chemotherapy should be taken... more

Dr.'s Roger and Karen debate the merit of controversial catch, spay/neuter release (TNR) programs for feral cat populations. Tune in to hear multiple points of view from the effectiveness of these feral feline programs, to the negative impact on... more

Food allergies in dogs and cats can manifest in disease of the gastrintestinal tract, skin and ears, and respiratory systems. Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen discuss how a hypoallergenic food trial is correctly implemented, why they commonly fail, and... more

Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen expand on Dr. Karen's recent article on the necessity for vaccinations for indoor only cats. What are the real disease risks for cats that spend their lives inside? Are vaccinations necessary at all? Tune in and find out... more

Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen make the case for why it is a better choice to have your pet spayed or neutered in Dr. Roger's AAHA Accredited veterinary hospital instead of choosing low cost dog and cat spay/neuter clinics. Dr. Karen shares... more

Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen discuss Ice Melt and other possible winter dangers for your pets. Is Ice Melt as hazardous as it is often made out to be? What is pet safe Ice Melt and is it worth the added cost to purchase it? Is frost bite a serious... more

Dr. Roger introduces his new co-host, Dr. Karen Louis, practicing veterinarian and blogger (VetChick.com) highlighting one of Dr. Karen's recent articles about coconut oil therapeutic uses in dogs and cats. The veterinarians discuss... more

As has been his tradition since 2010, Dr. Roger has his yearly year's end wrap up show, this one for calendar year 2015. From the evolution of the Trifexis and Convenia "controversies," to the fading of the veterinary pharmacy, to the... more
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