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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 completes his pet nutrition/dietary series by discussing the new strategy in pet feeding geared around nutritionally preventing the most common ailments of dogs and cats.

Tonight Dr. Roger shares his top ten gifts you SHOULD NOT buy pet owners for their furry family members this holiday season. Whether unsafe, annoying, or downright dangerous, be forewarned of these pet gift no-nos by tuning in. There... more

Cornphobia is a term veterinarians have coined to describe the fear of corn based ingredients in pet foods currently gripping a significant percentage of pet owners. It is defined as follows (by Dr. Roger): The general fear among certain... more

Every holiday season, the veterinary profession sees a significant statistical spike in cases of this potentially deadly disease. Tune in tonight to find out why this is, and what you can do to prevent your pet from from being in danger. We... more

Tonight, in honor of last week's Veterinary Technician Week, Dr. Roger showcases the veterinary technician, an integral member of the veterinary medical team. Similar to a human RN, veterinary technicians stand unique in their... more

Dr. Roger covers a very important topic regarding our feline companions that involves some fact, some sensationalism, and some outright superstition. With Halloween around the corner, we do not care to elaborate further, but instead... more

Tonight, Dr. Roger will be discussing ongoing problems with the ever favorite jerky type meat treats available for dogs. Despite their pupoluarity, since 2007, they continue to be linked to serious pet illness and even cases of death. I also... more

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
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