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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.

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Dr. Roger explains why cats as a species are so much more prone to urinary tract disease in comparison to other mammalian species, and how understanding these reasons can help us prevent urinary tract disease in our beloved feline... more

Dr. Roger details strategies to prevent kindey failure, the number one cause of death in cats, the number two cause of death in dogs.

While dogs and can suffer any manner of diseases, many of which they share in common with people, in this episode, Dr. Roger highlights the 4 most important health concerns in each respective species.

Dr. Roger talks about special considerations that should be taken in the care of geriatric pets.

Dr. Roger's discusses subtle changes in behavior that may indicate that a pet may be sick or injured, a medical history referred to as ain't doing right or "ADR."

Dr. Roger talks about naming your pet and its implications going more indepth functionally and psychologically than just tagging him with a name that he will carry all of his life. Tune in to find out the best tips for pet name selection...the... more

There are more joint chew supplements on the market for dogs and cats then we can count, but the big question remains, do they actually work? The short answer is, maybe, but the real answer like most things Dr. Roger talks about, is a... more

In this last episode before taking a summer recess, Dr. Roger reports on the frustrations and dangers of pet owner non-compliance. Find out which species create the greatest challenge for treatment compliance and what measures you... more

Dr. Roger relays a personal experience at his practice this week that got him thinking about income disparity, how it effects pet guardianship, and solutions to address this issue.

Dr. Roger sheds light on the importance of early screening and intervention that often is enabled by routine welness visits; and the troubling national trend of decreasing wellness visits for pets.
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