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The Vetpodcast. A mixture of interesting animal health related topics discussed by animal health experts from around the world. Brought to you by veterinarian Dr Bryan Gregor from New Zealand, if you are a pet owner, an animal lover or in the veterinary industry there will sure to be something for you! Visit us at https://vetpodcast.weebly.com for links to topics discussed or contact us via https://vetpodcast.weebly.com/contact for topics you would like to discuss or just to say hi!!

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The Vetpodcast. A mixture of interesting animal health related topics discussed by animal health experts from around the world. Brought to you by veterinarian Dr Bryan Gregor from New Zealand, if you are a pet owner, an animal lover or in the veterinary industry there will sure to be something for you! Visit us at https://vetpodcast.weebly.com for links to topics discussed or contact us via https://vetpodcast.weebly.com/contact for topics you would like to discuss or just to say hi!!

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I'm Loving It!

By Phil Good - May 17 2011
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I'm a recent veterinary graduate from UGA, and I love ya'lls podcast! Keep up the great work!

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I'm Loving It!

By Phil Good - May 17 2011
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I'm a recent veterinary graduate from UGA, and I love ya'lls podcast! Keep up the great work!
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The Vetpodcast - Veterinary Podcast

Latest release on Oct 17, 2020

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The Vetpodcast. A mixture of interesting animal health related topics discussed by animal health experts from around the world. Brought to you by veterinarian Dr Bryan Gregor from New Zealand, if you are a pet owner, an animal lover or in the veterinary industry there will sure to be something for you! Visit us at https://vetpodcast.weebly.com for links to topics discussed or contact us via https://vetpodcast.weebly.com/contact for topics you would like to discuss or just to say hi!!

Rank #1: Purring like a vacuum cleaner, high dogs and "Your dog ate what!"

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Have you ever thought of how and why cats purr? Probably not, but I am going to tell you anyway. Scott Arnold, a vet from Ontario Canada (although probably by the time this podcast sees the light of day, Newfoundland) discusses marijuana toxicity in dogs, which he is seeing on a regular basis now the dope laws in parts of Canada (and elsewhere around the world) have been relaxed and to finish, sometimes dogs eat the weirdest things. This will be of particular interest to Golden Retriever owners and quiz night enthusiasts.

Feb 26 2017

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Rank #2: Old style vetting James Herriot style and Do You See What I See. TV watching pets.

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We once again catch up with Jim Wight, veterinarian and son of "James Herriot" to discuss life as a vet in his fathers time, and ask Scott Arnold the question that the awesome Australian band from the '80s, Hunters and Collectors, asked "Do you see what I see?". What does your pet see when it watches television?

Nov 22 2014

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Rank #3: Veterinarian Suicide. Too important to ignore!

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Veterinarians in the UK are up to four times as likely to commit suicide as the general population. Why why why? This is too important to ignore

Jan 25 2019

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Rank #4: "Just the cats whiskers" and How did the cat come back?

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“Just the cats whiskers” and “The cat came back the very next day” are both common expressions (at least in New Zealand). In this episode we discuss the function and uses of whiskers for cats and look at “how the cat came back"?

Feb 17 2019

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Rank #5: The World of James Herriot with the son of the man himself, and Puppy Farming in the UK

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James Herriot is a name that is synonymous with old style rural vetting. Many of us would have read the books, or at the least, seen the television series. In the small town of Thirsk in Yorkshire, there is a very popular attraction called The World of James Herriot. Who better to talk to us about it than Jim Wight? Jim is the son of Alf Wight who wrote under the pseudonym of none other than James Herriot. The World of James Herriot is truly the world of Jim Wight! British MPs have called on the government to ban the sale of puppies in high street pet shops. We catch up with British vet Charlotte Farr again to find out what is behind this.

Oct 09 2014

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Rank #6: Is a cat parasite controlling your mind?

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Did you know you may have a cat parasite controlling your mind? We live in a sea of Toxoplasmosis. Is it affecting you? We also discuss an unfortunately all too common condition in dogs called a Pyometra

Jan 01 2019

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Rank #7: Anaesthetic free dentistry (an update), osteoarthritis in dogs and "Snack loving Britons killing pets with treats, soft living".

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In this episode of The Vetpodcast, with look at some recent developments in the Anaesthetic Free Dentistry debate, discuss osteoarthritis in dogs and Charlotte Farr explains a headline that appeared in the paper here in New Zealand about "soft living" British pets!

Aug 28 2014

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Rank #8: Grapes, recreational drugs for cats and cyanide.

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The noble grape; more toxic than you might think, the most widely used recreational drug of cats and the newspaper headlines could have read “Veterinarian saves dog, owner dead!” Welcome to the latest edition of The Vetpodcast.

Mar 30 2016

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Rank #9: We are back! Cats whiskers, afterhours & a better work story.

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In this episode we look at something right under our nose, Cats' Whiskers, we discuss the strain of being an after-hours vet and have a "Better Work Story"

Jan 22 2017

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Rank #10: The elimination episode!

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After what seems like forever The Vetpodcast returns. This episode looks at some of the more unsavoury facets of pet ownership. Coprophagia (eating faeces), constipation and inappropriate urination.

Nov 04 2018

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Rank #11: The change in the gender balance of the veterinary profession and Taxi!

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There has been a groundswell of change in the gender proportion of veterinarians over the past few years. In 2013 80% of the veterinary graduates in the US were female. This change begs 2 questions. Why, and what is the effect of this change? We start a new section we are calling "Great Work Stories".

Dec 05 2015

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Rank #12: Take your medicine, the best tonic is sunshine and a pretty killer.

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Your vet, or for that matter your doctor gives you some medicine and some instructions. Do you follow them? If not, you are not alone. Coming from sunny New Zealand we don’t give it much thought, but ultra violet light is often lacking in the life of some pets, and finally, they may look pretty, but some lilies have the potential to kill your cat!

Mar 04 2015

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Rank #13: Covid-19 has changed how vets can care for your pets.

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The veterinary profession has changed (along with the rest of the world)! We talk to 3 vets from different parts of the world about how they are working with your pets under Covid-19.

Apr 29 2020

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Rank #14: Saved the dog, almost killed the owner!

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It was a routine after-hours call that could have ended up with the owner dead and me in jail!

Jan 24 2020

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Rank #15: He Really Had Guts!

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The first day of 2020 and our thoughts are with our close neighbors in Australia dealing with horrendous bush fires. Although we are 4000km to the east, we have a sobering indicator of how bad things are. Today's episode truly falls into the "Believe it or Not" category. I am assured it is a true story, but if not, it makes a good yarn. It took a lot of guts to tell it!

Jan 01 2020

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Get your head out of the cage! Wearable monitoring.

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Vet nurses and vet techs can probably relate to this scenario. The dog has just completed its' surgery and it is in recovery. You are on your hands and knees with your head in the cage trying to get its temperature, heart rate and respiration rate. MeasureON may be the answer to your prayers!

Oct 17 2020

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Take your medicine

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Sometimes when we treat an animal, we don’t get the response we expect. It may be we got the diagnosis wrong, but often it is because the medication hasn’t been given correctly. In this episode we discuss drug compliance. Please take your medicine!

Oct 05 2020

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Hydrotherapy

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Veterinary hydrotherapy has nothing to do with taking your dog for a swim in the sea. Hannah Sadler, a veterinary hydrotherapist explains what hydrotherapy is and what it is used for.

Sep 15 2020

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Healing hands - Animal physiotherapy (physical therapy)

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Animal physiotherapy (Animal physical therapy) is becoming mainstream for treating animals now. We talk to Sarah Cruickshank, an animal physiotherapist from Auckland New Zealand.

Sep 01 2020

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Why do cats eat grass?

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Cats are not sheep so why do they eat grass?

Jul 30 2020

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When is the right time?

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Euthanasia of a loved pet is unfortunately something that a lot of pet owners have to face. How do you know when the time is right, and what can be expected when the decision is made? Please note that this podcast contains details that some people may find disturbing. Please use discretion.

Jun 27 2020

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What do computers, artificicial intelligence and taking a lions temperature have in common?

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There has been so much technological change in the world over the past few decades. The veterinary profession has not been immune to these changes so what progress have we made, where are we now and where are we heading? This episode we talk to Shawn Wilkie, co-presenter of The Veterinary Innovation Podcast.

Jun 06 2020

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What affect is Covid-19 having on zoos?

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There is no sugar coating it, Covid-19 is causing major issues worldwide both to human health and peoples livelyhoods. A lot of buisnesses have been able to turn off the lights, close the doors and self isolate. Not quite that easy for zoos, you cannot really turn the animals off. How are zoos faring at the moment? - Are zoos still open? - What has happened to the staff? - Is the virus found in zoo animals? - Can non-human primates contract the disease? - How safe is it to visit a zoo? All these questions and more are answered by zoo veterinarian Sarah Jayne from Marwell Zoo in England

May 23 2020

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Covid-19 has changed how vets can care for your pets.

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The veterinary profession has changed (along with the rest of the world)! We talk to 3 vets from different parts of the world about how they are working with your pets under Covid-19.

Apr 29 2020

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Can I catch Covid from my pet (revisited) and "Is my pet Covid prepared?"

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There really is only one topic on everybody’s mind at the moment. Covid-19. The question of whether you can catch the virus from your pet is still being asked. We present the latest information and is your pet “prepared” if you have to leave it in a hurry? Please everybody, keep safe.

Apr 11 2020

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Can I catch COVID-19 from my pet?

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In these crazy times let’s remove one stress. I have been asked a number of times “can I catch COVID-19 from my dog”. WASAVA (The World Small Animal Veterinary Association)gives a definitive NO! Let’s also spare a thought for our veterinarians, techs, nurses and other animal health professionals putting their health at risk for your pets.

Mar 24 2020

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Boom!

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It doesn't take much to turn what should have been a foolproof system on its head!

Feb 12 2020

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Saved the dog, almost killed the owner!

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It was a routine after-hours call that could have ended up with the owner dead and me in jail!

Jan 24 2020

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He Really Had Guts!

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The first day of 2020 and our thoughts are with our close neighbors in Australia dealing with horrendous bush fires. Although we are 4000km to the east, we have a sobering indicator of how bad things are. Today's episode truly falls into the "Believe it or Not" category. I am assured it is a true story, but if not, it makes a good yarn. It took a lot of guts to tell it!

Jan 01 2020

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Taxi

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This event from my distant working past really made me question the value of my professional worth! Saturday night, Old Spice, a hot date and living 20 minutes out of town were just too much for a bachelor client!

Dec 09 2019

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"I am really sorry and I love you for ever". The tale of a drunk dog!

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There is probably a lesson to be learnt here but it has gone over my head!

Nov 24 2019

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Am I Infectious?

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It has been a big week. I have retired from my practice and now intend to spend a lot of time fishing, making cheese and recording podcasts. The format of the podcasts has changed slightly as well and they are now more anecdotal. Think more antipodean James Herriot! In this podcast I have to question my own disease status!

Nov 04 2019

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A life well lived may take its toll on our joints and when hormones get in the way of egg production.

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As we get older, so do our joints and arthritis and stiffness may occur. This is also true for our dogs. Would you recognize early arthritis in your mate? Also, for those of you living “The Good Life” what do you do when your hens become “clucky”?

Aug 04 2019

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"Just the cats whiskers" and How did the cat come back?

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“Just the cats whiskers” and “The cat came back the very next day” are both common expressions (at least in New Zealand). In this episode we discuss the function and uses of whiskers for cats and look at “how the cat came back"?

Feb 17 2019

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Veterinarian Suicide. Too important to ignore!

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Veterinarians in the UK are up to four times as likely to commit suicide as the general population. Why why why? This is too important to ignore

Jan 25 2019

6mins

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iTunes Ratings

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I'm Loving It!

By Phil Good - May 17 2011
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I'm a recent veterinary graduate from UGA, and I love ya'lls podcast! Keep up the great work!