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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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"Anti-vaxer" is a recent term adopted to describe people averse to vaccines and vaccine mandates. In this episode, Dr. Roger reflects on a recent up tic in anti-vaxer pet owners he and associate veterinarians encounter in general... more

In this episode, Dr. Roger celebrates the most enjoyable aspect of his job as a veterinarian, working with people who choose the most selfless kind of love in the world, love of innocent animals. He recognizes that the type of people he talks... more

Dr. Roger talks about the troubling rate of suicide among veterinarians as they have over taken dentistry as the profession with the highest suicide rate. He highlights from his own experience as a long time practicing vet and multiple... more

In this episode, Dr. Roger addresses the obesity epidemic in dogs and cats that is statistically more prevalent in spayed and neutered dogs and cats. Our host explains why obesity is higher in these pets and reports on promising,... more

Dr. Roger highlights the large discrepancy between dogs and cats, where a much lower percentage of cats receive consistent regular veterinary wellness care in comparison to dogs. Dr. Roger discusses the reasons for this solutions to the... more

Just back from the North American Veterinary Conference in his first episode in 2022, Dr. Roger reports on the latest AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association) and FDA (Food and Drug Administration) updates on the grain free... more

Welcome to the Space Coast Pet Podcast Holiday Season Special. Dr. Roger discusses the year in review as it pertains to our furry friends. From holiday treats and toys to avoid, and ones deemed safe, Dr. Roger highlights hidden holiday... more

Last addressed on the podcast in 2018, Dr. Roger revisits the controversial grain free dog food diets named by the FDA to cause the deadly heart disease, Dilated Cardiomyopathy, aka, DCM. Has anything changed since the report? Have any... more

Veterinarian host Dr. Roger Welton is back with the podcast rebranded as The Space Coast Pet Podcast and ready to go in time to celebrate National Veterinary Technician Week 2021! In this episode, Dr. Roger interviews experienced... more

Our veterinarian co-hosts, Dr. Roger Welton and Dr. Karen Louis, draw on their experience to talk about common pet store bought chew toys, treats, bones, and household items that can lead to serious gastrointestinal obstructions in dogs... more
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