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Welcome to Chats with the Chatfields - a podcast to expand your idea of what impacts veterinarians, pet owners, and basically all animal lovers in the galaxy - as humans! Hosted by Dr. Jen Chatfield and Dr. Jason Chatfield (they're not married, they're twins!), "Chats..." is the second podcast these veterinarians have created. Following their incredible success creating, "In other news...", and their nomination for a People's Choice Podcast Award, Dr. Jen and Dr. Jason are out of the Candi-verse and into the "Chat Room!" Join these unfiltered and genuine siblings as they invite their friends (and maybe some foes) to chat about interesting things from a slightly different perspective! To get in on the "chitty-chatty" email the fearless hosts directly: Jen@chatfieldshow.com Jason@chatfieldshow.com Or drop them a comment on YouTube channel! You can also find more about these two on Dr. Jen's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/DrJentheVet or on her website: https://DrJenTheVet.com

Welcome to Chats with the Chatfields - a podcast to expand your idea of what impacts veterinarians, pet owners, and basically all animal lovers in the galaxy - as humans! Hosted by Dr. Jen Chatfield and Dr. Jason Chatfield (they're not married, they're twins!), "Chats..." is the second podcast these veterinarians have created. Following their incredible success creating, "In other news...", and their nomination for a People's Choice Podcast Award, Dr. Jen and Dr. Jason are out of the Candi-verse and into the "Chat Room!" Join these unfiltered and genuine siblings as they invite their friends (and maybe some foes) to chat about interesting things from a slightly different perspective! To get in on the "chitty-chatty" email the fearless hosts directly: Jen@chatfieldshow.com Jason@chatfieldshow.com Or drop them a comment on YouTube channel! You can also find more about these two on Dr. Jen's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/DrJentheVet or on her website: https://DrJenTheVet.com

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United States

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Welcome to Chats with the Chatfields - a podcast to expand your idea of what impacts veterinarians, pet owners, and basically all animal lovers in the galaxy - as humans! Hosted by Dr. Jen Chatfield and Dr. Jason Chatfield (they're not married, they're twins!), "Chats..." is the second podcast these veterinarians have created. Following their incredible success creating, "In other news...", and their nomination for a People's Choice Podcast Award, Dr. Jen and Dr. Jason are out of the Candi-verse and into the "Chat Room!" Join these unfiltered and genuine siblings as they invite their friends (and maybe some foes) to chat about interesting things from a slightly different perspective! To get in on the "chitty-chatty" email the fearless hosts directly: Jen@chatfieldshow.com Jason@chatfieldshow.com Or drop them a comment on YouTube channel! You can also find more about these two on Dr. Jen's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/DrJentheVet or on her website: https://DrJenTheVet.com

Language:

English

Contact:

9564555861


Episodes

Ep 29: Holy otitis! Ear infections in pets!

7/13/2022
Eerry dog and cat has EARS! But, not every dog and cat struggles with otitis externa (fancy word for ear infections!)...why? How come? AND what can pet lovers do to prevent them? Treat them? Your favorite veterinary dermatologist, Dr. Millie Rosales, joins Dr. Jen the vet and Dr. Jason in the Chat Room to share pearls of wisdom for pet owners about some of the why's and wherefore's about ears! BTW - Cosette the farm fresh Frenchie makes an appearance! For more info on Dr. Rosales and her...

Duration:00:52:48

Ep 28: Does dog park = cess pool? How to safely enjoy the dog park!

6/28/2022
Dog parks are where all the cool kids and their pups go, right? RIGHT?! Yes, socializing your pooch is important and helps them to live an enriched life...BUT how can pet lovers do that safely? Is the dog park like Vegas? No! What happens at the dog park, does not necessarily stay at the dog park - yikes! Take heart, pet lovers! Veterinary Internist, Dr. Dawn Martin sits down in the Chat Room to talk all about how to safely help your pup enjoy the dog park! Join Dr. Jen the vet and Dr. Jason...

Duration:00:54:26

Ep 27: Keeping fit with your pet!

5/30/2022
Obesity is a HUGE problem for pets (see what we did there?!)! The incredible Dr. Adam Christman, Chief Veterinary Officer for DVM360, social media celebrity, and self-admitted gym rat, enters the Chat Room to talk all about ways for you to help keep your pet in shape! Join Dr. Jen the vet, Dr. Jason, and Dr. Christman as they discuss pet fitness, weird musical lyrics, and more! This episode is certified to provide 1 hr of PACCC CEU’s! The unique code will be delivered during the episode,...

Duration:00:48:38

Ep 26: Diabetes is not a death sentence! Tips for diabetic pet owners

5/3/2022
A diagnosis of diabetes is one of the scariest things a pet owner can hear from the vet, yet it is all too common! Fortunately, diabetes in dogs and cats is manageable with diet control and insulin therapy. Porcine insulin is the top choice for insulin therapy and Vetsulin is the only FDA-approved product for management in dogs and cats. Dr. Richard Stone, a veterinary internal medicine specialist serving as the current VP of medicine for BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Animal Hospitals,...

Duration:00:48:10

Ep 25: You wanna take the dog where?! AND the cats?! Tips for traveling with your pets

3/30/2022
Our fearless hosts grew up road-tripping every school holiday with the entire family...and a trailer...and maybe a dog...and a bird or five...and maybe some other non-traditional creatures, so who better to talk abut how to safely travel with your pets than Dr. Jen the vet and Dr. Jason?! Listen in for tips on planning your trip, infectious disease considerations, and how to determine if your pet is truly your jet-setting soulmate! SUBSCRIBE to our show on Youtube or on our website:...

Duration:00:46:55

Ep 24: Blood transfusions in dogs and cats - yep, that's a thing!

3/15/2022
Has your dog or cat ever needed a transfusion? Did you even know that was possible?! Well, it is! Dr. Richard Stone, a board-certified internist and VP of Medicine for BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Animal Hospitals, enters the Chat Room to talk all about blood transfusions in pets. Dr. Jen the vet, Dr. Jason and Dr. Stone talk about why a pet might need a transfusion, some of the risks, and where all that blood comes from. Here's a link to Dr. Jen the vet's recent article on veterinary...

Duration:00:55:57

Ep 23: Better Cat Care? Yep, that's possible!

2/23/2022
Do you have a catio at your house? You may have a dadio, but if you have a cat you need a catio! Is your cat bored? Could your cat be happier? Join Dr. Jen the vet and Dr. Jason as they host Dr. Margie Scherk and turn the Chat room into Le chat room to talk all things feline! Dr. Margie Scherk is a feline medicine specialist practicing in Toronto. She opened Cats Only Veterinary Clinic in Vancouver (the FIRST cat only practice in Canada!) and practiced there until 2008, publishing several...

Duration:00:53:58

Ep 22: Make your shots count! Vaccines, titers, and more!

2/3/2022
These days almost everyone feels like an expert on vaccines...but are you?! Do you know the "puppy shot" schedule? What about kittens? Do senior dogs, 7 yrs old and up, REALLY need vaccines EVERY year? And, what about titers, don't those count for something? Does your vet give your dog a vaccine that goes "up the nose?" Luckily, Dr. Jen the vet and Dr. Jason know a vaccine expert! Dr. Amy Stone enters the Chat Room to talk all about "vaccine-ology" and YOUR pets! Dr. Stone is another...

Duration:00:53:17

Ep 21: Feeling a bit EPM-ish? No? Perhaps your horse is...

1/11/2022
Calling all horse lovers!! Equine protozoal myelitis (EPM) is a mystery to many in the horse industry - but not to Dr. Rob Franklin! Dr. Franklin is a board-certified equine internal medicine specialist and has worked with the world's foremost experts on EPM. Thank goodness he joins Dr. Jen the vet and Dr. Jason Chatfield in the Chat Room to talk all about EPM: the cause, what it looks like in your horse, and what you can do to prevent it! Don't worry companion animal friends - Dr. Jen...

Duration:00:53:29

Ep 20: CBD is not THC...but, should you give it to your dog?

12/28/2021
CBD? THC? Terpenes? WHAT?! Are all these the same? What even are they? Did you know there are even different kinds of CBD? Like CBDA? Yup! How much is safe for dogs? Cats? Does CBD even help pets? Is any of it safe and how do pet owners know what products are safe for their pets? Luckily, Dr. Jen the vet and Dr. Jason know a guy...who knows about CBD and pets! Dr. Joe Wakshlag enters the Chat Room to talk all about CBD and YOUR pets! Dr. Wakshlag is another smartypants - he is a...

Duration:00:42:10

Ep 19: Top 5 Animal Stories of 2021

12/14/2021
Everyone agrees that 2021 has been a year of...well, a year! Dr. Jen the vet and Dr. Jason Chatfield get together to discuss their favorite animal stories from 2021. From Bruce Wayne's adventures to a bright orange bat to Brood X, they count them down! Join them for some feel good and funny news stories to brighten your day and the holiday season. Follow us on Instagram! @Chatfield_Show This episode is sponsored by FullBucket veterinary strength supplements. Use promo code, "Chatfields,"...

Duration:00:30:07

Ep 18: Got an itchy pet??

11/30/2021
Does your dog itch...and itch...and itch?! Well, you and your pup are not alone! Itching is one of the most common reasons that pet owners seek veterinary care. In this episode, Dr. Jen the vet and Dr. Jason Chatfield are joined in the Chat Room by Dr. Millie Rosales, a board-certified veterinary dermatologist (and a HUGE Walking Dead fan). Listen as they talk all about common reasons for your pet to itch. We also get an installment of V's view from vet school in this episode! You can skip...

Duration:00:50:00

Ep 17: What do reptiles REALLY need to thrive?

11/16/2021
Does an iguana really need a special light? Is it UVA or UVB light that geckos need? Should you "gut-load" crickets before feeding them to your lizard? Does the mouse or rat really need to be fed LIVE to a snake, like a ball python? Listen in while Dr. Joerg Mayer sits down in the Chat Room to answer all these questions and more alongside Dr. Jen the vet and Dr. Jason Chatfield. This episode is sponsored by FullBucket veterinary strength supplements. Use promo code, "Chatfields," to get 20%...

Duration:00:54:14

Ep 16: Drugs and Bugs: Did he take horse dewormer?!

10/18/2021
Oy! There has been so much information and mis-information in the press these days about HORSE DEWORMER, ivermectin, and COVID-19, that Dr. Jen the vet and Dr. Jason had to weigh-in as veterinarians! Join our fearless, candid and educated co-hosts as they discuss the universe of drugs and the bugs they treat in dogs, cats, horses, cows, honey bees (?), and, yes, even people. Jump to a hilarious installment of V's View from Vet School at the 16:50 mark and hear how her journey to becoming...

Duration:00:31:16

Ep 15: Grain-free? Grain-ful? What SHOULD you feed your dog for supper?!

9/14/2021
These days everyone is talking about grain free dog food, vegan cat diets, and other mythical things. What is the right choice for your pet's food?! What is DCM in dogs? What can or should pet owners and veterinarians do about it?! Dr. Joseph Wakshlag, a veterinarian board-certified in nutrition AND sports and rehabilitation medicine, enters the Chatroom to talk all about these hot-button issues with our fearless hosts, Dr. Jen the vet and Dr. Jason Chatfield. Dr. Wakshlag currently serves...

Duration:00:44:21

Ep 14: Them's the Rules: Bio containment? Viral escapes? What?

8/31/2021
Did COVID escape from a lab? Can viruses do that? How often might that happen? Are there rules to prevent viruses from escaping? Are there teeny tiny virus security officers? Dr. Jen the vet and Dr. Jason are joined by an expert in bio containment, Dr. Lisa Kercher, to learn all about virus research, bio attacks, and what type of regulations exist in the US to prevent catastrophes...and viral mishaps! Dr. Kercher has more than 20 years of experience working in viral research and founded...

Duration:00:52:00

Ep 13: Them's the Rules: Can we join your PACCC?!

8/16/2021
This is the first in our series of episodes called, "Them's the Rules!" where we explore the little known rules, regulations, and guidelines for really important aspects of animal care. In this episode, Dr. Jen the vet and Dr. Jason are joined by Stephanie Shipley, the current Chair of the Professional Animal Care Certification Council (PACCC). The PACCC is the world's only certification program for animal care professionals and requires successful examination for different levels of...

Duration:00:49:48

Ep 12: What happens in vet school...

7/26/2021
Dr. Jen the vet and Dr. Jason Chatfield are joined by Veronica List, a first year veterinary student at Mississippi State's College of Veterinary Medicine, to hear all about her experience thus far. Veronica is not your every day, run-of-the-mill aspiring veterinarian though! She has been a forensic analyst for a law enforcement agency, a veterinary technician, a public health epidemiologist, and a case manager for the department of children and family services - so she truly has a unique...

Duration:00:37:25

Ep 11: Heavens to Betsy! Vets do it ON THE PHONE?!

7/12/2021
"Telemedicine" is one of the most popular buzz words following 2020...but, what is it really? And, how does it work? What can a veterinarian do over the phone or even FaceTime? Dr. Jen the vet and Dr. Jason Chatfield are joined by Dr. Aaron Smiley to find out what is and isn't legit telemedicine. Dr. Smiley is a small animal veterinarian from Indiana and leads multiple practices for VetCor. Dr. Smiley is a founding board member of the Veterinary Virtual Care Association and the Immediate...

Duration:00:47:52

Got a couple minutes? We need your help (not your money!)!

7/1/2021
Nominations for the People's Choice podcast awards are now open! We have had a crazy last few months since the launch of our show and some INCREDIBLE guests have stopped in to visit the "Chat Room." We would be elated if you might take 2 minutes to register (create a username and password, it's really easy), and then nominate "Chats with the Chatfields" in the SCIENCE AND MEDICINE CATEGORY...then, we wait...until September when the voters are selected and the finalists announced! We can't...

Duration:00:01:20