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Two Vets Talk Pets

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Want to know the latest on keeping your pet healthy, both behaviourally and medically? Want to know what happens daily at your local vet clinic? Veterinarians, Drs Lewis Kirkham and Robbie Anderton, provide an informative, light-hearted chat about the health of your pet. It includes veterinary, behaviour and training advice for pet owners, dog trainers, cat lovers, veterinarians, veterinary technicians and; veterinary nurses. Dr Lewis has further qualifications in animal behaviour and Dr Robbie has further qualifications in vet medicine. Too much talking of pets is barely enough!

Want to know the latest on keeping your pet healthy, both behaviourally and medically? Want to know what happens daily at your local vet clinic? Veterinarians, Drs Lewis Kirkham and Robbie Anderton, provide an informative, light-hearted chat about the health of your pet. It includes veterinary, behaviour and training advice for pet owners, dog trainers, cat lovers, veterinarians, veterinary technicians and; veterinary nurses. Dr Lewis has further qualifications in animal behaviour and Dr Robbie has further qualifications in vet medicine. Too much talking of pets is barely enough!

Location:

Australia

Description:

Want to know the latest on keeping your pet healthy, both behaviourally and medically? Want to know what happens daily at your local vet clinic? Veterinarians, Drs Lewis Kirkham and Robbie Anderton, provide an informative, light-hearted chat about the health of your pet. It includes veterinary, behaviour and training advice for pet owners, dog trainers, cat lovers, veterinarians, veterinary technicians and; veterinary nurses. Dr Lewis has further qualifications in animal behaviour and Dr Robbie has further qualifications in vet medicine. Too much talking of pets is barely enough!

Language:

English


Episodes

#170 Fact Checker Dell; Blaming ourselves for our pets behaviour; New ice cream flavours; Do cat's like their owner's scent?

9/25/2021
We don't need a huge speech here - you just know it is a good episode. This episode is proudly supported by Zylkene from Vetquinol- a safe way to help your dog or cat that may be stressed or have a mild anxiety - safe in the young, the old, the big and the small, in the Canine, or the Feline. This Episode is Also proudly brought to you by Delicate Care, an Australian Made, and Australian Owned diet, focusing on diets for various life stages and disease states. Check out the Website for...

Duration:00:59:18

#169 Chemical castration; New study on dogs and intentional rewards; Ovary sparing desexing & Robbie's charcoal cushion

9/18/2021
Robbie talks about his charcoal infused cushion and doona. Side effects of chemical castration in dogs Illegal pet sales boom Shocking surgery on an eel Can dogs tell the difference between intentional and unintentional rewards - a new very confusing study..... What is a ovary sparing spey and a vasectomy This episode is proudly supported by Zylkene from Vetquinol- a safe way to help your dog or cat that may be stressed or have a mild anxiety - safe in the young, the old, the big and...

Duration:01:18:02

#168 Ivermectin as a cure for COVID; Is your cat happy?; Israel on poop patrol & Fleas are back

9/11/2021
Is the horse medication Ivermectin a cure for COVID-19? We road test a new app to tell if your cat is happy or not? Israel have a novel way of chasing dog owners who don't pick up after their dog. Fleas are back and how do you know if your pet has them? Listener responses to Dr Robbie's wittle scwatch from the wee Wascally Wabbit. A cat out smarts the microchip feeder. This episode is proudly supported by Zylkene from Vetquinol- a safe way to help your dog or cat that may be stressed...

Duration:01:10:13

#167 Common misconceptions about dog behaviour; Cuddling, dogs and storm phobia, Crate training puppies; Killer rabbit attacks Dr Robbie & Peregrine Falcons

9/4/2021
Common misconceptions about dog behaviour A listener question on crate training a puppy and what to do when they are distressed Should I cuddle or comfort my dog during a thunderstorm? Dr Robbie gets seriously mauled by a wascally wabbit..... (well barely.... see Patreon for the gory pic) Clients fainting at the vets Peregrine Falcons in Melbourne Do puppies make a good gift? A class action on the Indospiscine food toxicity. This episode is proudly supported by Zylkene from...

Duration:01:14:28

#166 Lily plant/flower toxicity in cats; Are starfish toxic?; Geronimo the Alpaca & odd gifts from clients

8/28/2021
Lily and tullip toxicity in cats Odd gifts we have received from clients Starfish have washed up on Port Melbourne beach - are they toxic? Another dog with a stick injury Cats with some weird toileting and drinking habits Geronimo the Alpaca on death row This episode is proudly supported by Zylkene from Vetquinol- a safe way to help your dog or cat that may be stressed or have a mild anxiety - safe in the young, the old, the big and the small, in the Canine, or the Feline. This...

Duration:01:06:27

#165 What is Humane Dog Training?, Why Some Dog's Won't Work if You Don't Have Treats & Flynn's Talk Returns

8/22/2021
American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior Position Statement on Humane Dog Training Why do some dogs only listen when you have food and how to combat this. When owners want to see the 'other vet' Flynn's Talk Podcast returns with a great episode interviewing a new graduate vet - worth the listen https://www.flynnswalk.com.au/flynns-talk This episode is proudly supported by Zylkene from Vetquinol- a safe way to help your dog or cat that may be stressed or have a mild anxiety - safe...

Duration:01:09:38

#164 Why dogs playing with stick is not a good idea, Why do some cats not like being patted?, Is playing tug with you dog a good idea? & Indospicine toxicity update

8/14/2021
The two vets discuss: Why it is a bad idea for your dog to play with sticks at the park Cats and patting/petting - why do some cat's love it and some hate it? Is playing tug of war with your dog a bad idea and will it cause aggression? A case study Further information on indoscpicine toxicity in pet food. This episode is proudly supported by Zylkene from Vetquinol- a safe way to help your dog or cat that may be stressed or have a mild anxiety - safe in the young, the old, the big and...

Duration:01:01:59

#163 A puppy that won't walk; Breeder advice on vaccinating puppies; A thermometer with a torch & Pet meat saga continues

8/7/2021
Robbie has a puppy that refuses to go for a walk - what can be done? Robbie has an invention idea (patent pending) to revolutionise the vet space. A further update on the raw pet meat issue affecting Victoria. Breeders sometimes recommend to not vaccinate my puppy/dog - what do vet's suggest? This episode is proudly supported by Zylkene from Vetquinol- a safe way to help your dog or cat that may be stressed or have a mild anxiety - safe in the young, the old, the big and the small, in...

Duration:01:10:09

#162 Pet Food Recall Update; Desexing Age and Behaviour Problems; COVID and Pets; Getting Cats to Drink More; Tell Your Dog You're Pregnant Book

7/31/2021
Raw pet meat food toxicity update. What is causing it? The latest on behaviour and age of desexing for your dog. Getting cats with urinary problems to drink more - a novel solution Some real life questions about pets and COVID Dr Lewis' book gets some free promotion. This episode is proudly supported by Zylkene from Vetquinol- a safe way to help your dog or cat that may be stressed or have a mild anxiety - safe in the young, the old, the big and the small, in the Canine, or the...

Duration:01:06:29

#161 Pet Food Recall Update; Canine/Kennel Cough; Poisoning Warning at the Park; Football-sized Goldfish & Poisoned Cues in Dog Training

7/25/2021
This week the two vets discuss: An update on Pet Food Raw Meat recall · A dog getting poisoned by poop in the park · Football sized goldfish in local waterways · Kennel cough or canine cough – What is it? How do we treat it? · Poisoned cues in dog training – what is it all about · And much more… This episode is proudly supported by Zylkene from Vetquinol- a safe way to help your dog or cat that may be stressed or have a mild anxiety - safe in the young, the old, the big and the small,...

Duration:01:10:08

#160 Port Douglas part 2; URGENT Pet Food Recall; Feline Infectious Peritonitis Treatment Update; COVID in pets & their owners & Deb FINALLY makes a re-appearance

7/17/2021
In Part II of the outside broadcast from Far North Queensland the two vets discuss: · An urgent recall on pet food that is causing severe liver issues in dogs in Victoria · A treatment finally available for Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP) · Do pets catch COVID from their owners? - a new study · Dr Lewis is bitten by something in Mossman Gorge – see pic here https://drive.google.com/file/d/1vagYCAafBSuSZgkEaJF3RWLc2ykV93G3/view?usp=sharing · Lewis’ wife, Deb, finally makes a long...

Duration:00:46:54

#159 Our 1st Open Air Broadcast! Gastroenteritis in dogs; Update on Melvin the cat; A cat who loves his walks & Dr Lewis is bitten in a crocodile infested lagoon

7/11/2021
We are 'live' from Port Douglas, Australia for our very first open air broadcast - please excuse the sounds of gently breaking waves and snapping crocodiles in the background. What is gastroenteritis and what it the outbreak in Melbourne at the moment? How is Robbie's cat, Melvin? Dr Lewis is bitten by something - click for picture.... https://drive.google.com/file/d/1vagYCAafBSuSZgkEaJF3RWLc2ykV93G3/view?usp=sharing This episode is proudly supported by Zylkene from Vetquinol- a safe way...

Duration:00:55:36

#158 Renal/Kidney Failure; Our Week at the Vets and; Vibes from FNQ

6/27/2021
This week we discuss renal failure in dogs and treating complicated cases. We also discuss our weeks at the vet clinic. Lewis checks in from FNQ. *Picture for this episode is of Dr Lewis scuba diving* This episode is proudly supported by Zylkene from Vetquinol- a safe way to help your dog or cat that may be stressed or have a mild anxiety - safe in the young, the old, the big and the small, in the Canine, or the Feline. This Episode is Also proudly brought to you by Delicate Care, an...

Duration:00:45:36

#157 How to stop your dog from jumping up; Things dog's shouldn't eat and what to do about it; Taking histories for behaviour problems and; Our YouTube episodes go viral.

6/22/2021
This week we discuss: How to stop your dog from jumping up. Things dog's eat and how to get them out of their stomach Behaviour problems Dog walking in Hong Kong YouTube has gone viral..... This episode is proudly supported by Zylkene from Vetquinol- a safe way to help your dog or cat that may be stressed or have a mild anxiety - safe in the young, the old, the big and the small, in the Canine, or the Feline. This Episode is Also proudly brought to you by Delicate Care, an Australian...

Duration:01:04:15

#156 Adolescence in dogs - is this really a thing?; Mouse napalm concern for wildlife; Being a vet for your friend's pets & Reading to pets in shelters

6/14/2021
This week we discuss; Is there an adolescence period in dogs where they are more 'naughty' and harder to train? What does the science say but more importantly what does Dr Lewis' Journal Club say? A new type of mouse poison described a napalm to be used in the NSW mouse plague - what is the likely damage to the local wildlife? Dr Lewis does a dental on his own cat, Olive and helps out friend's pets. And then of course there is chat about breathing through our..... This episode is...

Duration:00:53:57

#155 Rat & Mouse Bait (Ratsak/Mouse Off) Poisoning; A Shortage of Rat/Mouse Poisoning Antidote; Helping/Handling Cats when Visiting the Vet; Urine Cytology Tips; Swab Dogs Of Instagram; High Chair Spr

6/6/2021
This week the two veterinarians discuss rat and mouse bait poisoning of dogs and cats and the shortage of the antidote; Helping cats enjoy their visit to the vet and keeping them calm in hospital; Some tips on examining urine under the microscope and every cat persons nightmare. This episode is proudly supported by Zylkene from Vetquinol- a safe way to help your dog or cat that may be stressed or have a mild anxiety - safe in the young, the old, the big and the small, in the Canine, or the...

Duration:01:17:53

#154 Cases in the Vet Clinic this Week; The Vet Crisis & A Listener's Letter

5/29/2021
This week the Vet's get gritty - more chat on cases we've had and problems we faced - less on the football. This episode is proudly supported by Zylkene from Vetquinol- a safe way to help your dog or cat that may be stressed or have a mild anxiety - safe in the young, the old, the big and the small, in the Canine, or the Feline. This Episode is Also proudly brought to you by Delicate Care, an Australian Made, and Australian Owned diet, focusing on diets for various life stages and disease...

Duration:01:13:40

#153 The podcast turns gritty; 'Pass the puppy' at Puppy School; A new medication for arthritis; Is doggy daycare a good thing? & The correct use of antibiotics

5/23/2021
This week the two veterinarians discuss: This episode is proudly supported by Zylkene from Vetquinol- a safe way to help your dog or cat that may be stressed or have a mild anxiety - safe in the young, the old, the big and the small, in the Canine, or the Feline. This Episode is Also proudly brought to you by Delicate Care, an Australian Made, and Australian Owned diet, focusing on diets for various life stages and disease states. Check out the Website for more details. Did you know that...

Duration:00:45:27

#152 A New Treatment for Feline Chronic Kidney Disease; What Breeds Vets (Allegedly) Don't Recommend; Flynn's Walk & Informed Consent

5/14/2021
The vets are back - after a short break! This week they discuss: This episode is proudly supported by Zylkene from Vetquinol- a safe way to help your dog or cat that may be stressed or have a mild anxiety - safe in the young, the old, the big and the small, in the Canine, or the Feline. This Episode is Also proudly brought to you by Delicate Care, an Australian Made, and Australian Owned diet, focusing on diets for various life stages and disease states. Check out the Website for more...

Duration:00:59:42

#151 Informed Consent for Vet Procedures, Dogs Play More When Owners are Watching, The Easter Bunny Goes Missing & Kittens are Discovered by the Bomb Squad

4/24/2021
We are in the same 'pod cave' for this weeks record and the HiFi sound is something to exquisite! Chat on this weeks episode: This episode is proudly supported by Zylkene from Vetquinol- a safe way to help your dog or cat that may be stressed or have a mild anxiety - safe in the young, the old, the big and the small, in the Canine, or the Feline. This Episode is Also proudly brought to you by Delicate Care, an Australian Made, and Australian Owned diet, focusing on diets for various life...

Duration:00:55:04