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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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Dr. Roger reports on a recent dangerous canine influenza outbreak plaguing the US Midwest and is rapidly spreading. Find out what you need to do to protect your dog from canine influenza by knowing risk factors, recognition of disease,... more

A recent lawsuit filed against Nestle Purina PetCare Company is claiming that one of the company's most popular dog food brands contains toxins that are poisoning and even killing people's pets. Dr. Roger discusses this lawsuit and... more

Dr. Roger continues his preventative pet health care series, this week discussing non-core vaccines, that is, vaccines for disease that not all dogs and cats may be at risk for because of lifestyle and/or geographic location. E-mail... more

Dr. Roger turns his attention to cats and continues his preventative pet health care series discussing the very important feline core vaccine, FVRCP, which consists of immunization against rhinotracheitis (herpesvirus), calicivirus, and... more

Dr. Roger temporarily detours from his Preventative Pet Health Care Series to reflect on a week in his hospital where he dealt with an unusual number of sick animals whose ailments were primarily the result pet owner ignorance. At one... more

In his final episode of 2014, Dr. Roger takes a brief detour from his Preventative Pet Healthcare Series to bring you his final thoughts - year in review - of veterinary medicine, animal news, and the pet industry in general. I what is often... more

Parainfluenza virus is a highly contagious respiratory disease in dogs, potentially dangerous, even deadly to puppies, geriatric, or immune compromised dogs. Tune in as Dr. Roger discusses this disease, its clinical consequences, how it... more

Parvo is a highly contagious disease with a high moratlity rate in dogs. The protective protein capsule of parvovirus contributes to its uniqueness and deadliness because of its subsequent ability to survive in the environment for... more

Canine infectious hepatitis is caused by infection of the liver of dogs with a virus called adenovirus type I. This dangerous disease is very contagious and directly attacks the liver, as well as leads to complications and/or opportunistic infections... more

Many canine owners know that their dog regularly gets vaccinated for Distemper, but do not really know what the disease is, what organs it affects, and how dangerous it is. Dr. Roger discusses canine Distemper in tonight's episodes,... more
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