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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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Co-hosts Dr. Karen Louis and Dr. Roger Welton entertain with this 2016 year end wrap up show discussing the year's most pertinent, controversial and/or outright ridiculous stories and personal experiences. Dr.'s Karen and Roger reflect on... more

Co-hosts Dr. Karen Louis and Dr. Roger Welton interview special guest, surgical specialist Dr. Jeff Christiansen who is currently conducting a major stem cell study on behalf of a major veterinary stem cell company. Dr. Jeff also discussses... more

A must listen! Co-hosts Dr. Karen and Dr. Roger interview special guest, certified traditional Chinese veterinary medicine practitioner, Dr. Heidi Hemmett. Our co-hosts and Dr. Hemmett discuss acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine... more

Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen talk in detail about their experiences with the very common injury of spinal intervertebral disc disease in dogs. Canine intervertebral disc disease occurs when one or more cartilaginous discs in the spine herniate... more

Diabetes is a common endocrine disease seen in dogs and cats that is often very preventable. Tune in and listen to our veterinarian co-hosts, Dr. Karen Louis and Dr. Roger Welton cover every aspect of canine and feline diabetes including... more

A spay is the surgical removal of the female reproductive organs called an ovariohysterectomy. An ovariohysterectomy requires and abdominal incision and tying off of major abdominal blood vessels. Despite the spay for dogs and cats... more

Co-hosts Dr. Karen Louis and Dr. Roger Welton discuss vaccines in dogs beginning with recent experiences with immunizations and the diseases they protect against (that they have both also recently blogged about), and... more

Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen had the amazing privilege to interview Jan Knoche, director of Love a Golden rescue in St. Louis, part of a national rescue network that fosters and finds forever homes for Golden Retrievers. As part of... more

Co-hosts Dr. Karen Louis and Dr. Roger Welton, both licensed/practicing veterarians dive into seizure disordersin pets. Seizures disorders are far more common in pets, especially dogs, in aomparison to people. Learn how to... more

Dr. Roger and Dr. Karen discuss a little known but common liver disease in dogs that can be present for months to years without a dog showing outward signs. This condition, known as Idiopathic Canine Vacuolar Hepatopathy, may... more
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