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Vetsplaining is an honest and humorous look into the medical and business aspects of veterinary medicine. In these weekly podcasts Dr. Lisa McFaddin alternates between medical and non-medical topics. All discussions are bound to entice pet owners, veterinarians, and pet-curious people alike.

Vetsplaining is an honest and humorous look into the medical and business aspects of veterinary medicine. In these weekly podcasts Dr. Lisa McFaddin alternates between medical and non-medical topics. All discussions are bound to entice pet owners, veterinarians, and pet-curious people alike.
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Vetsplaining is an honest and humorous look into the medical and business aspects of veterinary medicine. In these weekly podcasts Dr. Lisa McFaddin alternates between medical and non-medical topics. All discussions are bound to entice pet owners, veterinarians, and pet-curious people alike.

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Episodes

Wait...Vets are real doctors too?

9/19/2019
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This snarky title hints at the rant/soap-box Dr. McFaddin explores in this podcast. We discuss the misconceptions MDs have toward DVMs (or VMDs), as well as peek into the overwhelming stresses veterinarians face in their daily work lives. September is Suicide Prevention Month. Veterinarians unfortunately have a higher suicide risk compared to the national average. Dr. McFaddin encourages all working in this field to read the following Time's article...

Duration:00:23:40

What are CEUs anyway?

9/5/2019
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Ever wonder what going to a major veterinary conference is like? Join Dr. McFaddin as she attends the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) 2019 Conference. This informative episode ends with the Pet Tales of Badger and Dallas.

Duration:00:43:14

Got Leadership? - Part 2 of My Interview with Randy Hall

8/22/2019
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In part 2 of my discussion with Randy Hall we cover even more leadership and culture topics. You will also hear Pet Tales for Jerry Lee and Brooke.

Duration:00:22:54

Discussing Leadership and Workplace Culture with Randy Hall - Part 1

8/8/2019
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To celebrate our 1 year anniversary Vetsplaining is super excited to have Randy Hall as our guest! Whether you want to establish a healthy workplace culture or become an inspiring and effective leader, Randy Hall is the man with the plan. In part 1 of this discussion Randy tells us some tricks of the trade and reintroduces us to Aspire. We also learn about Christopher the DSH and Blaze the Aussie.

Duration:00:36:00

Vet Life Hacks - Part 2

7/25/2019
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Can't wait for more veterinary life hacks? Well here ya go! Don't forget to stay tuned for PetTales: Otis the German Shorthaired Pointer and Cookie the Mixed Breed.

Duration:00:25:13

Vet Life Hacks - Part 1

7/18/2019
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In this episode Dr. McFaddin, with the help of other AAHA Accredited Hospitals, breaks down a few things owners need to know about caring for their pets and preparing for a veterinary visit. At the end we learn all about Piggy the Puggle and Willie the Kitty. Audio for Piggy the Puggle = Firebrand by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source:...

Duration:00:21:30

Relief Veterinarians and Roo

7/9/2019
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Every wonder why a veterinary practice would need a temp doctor? Dr. McFaddin and Charlotte (of Roo) discuss how Roo is revolutionizing the veterinary relief business. And don't forget to listen for Maggie, Pig Pig, and Tosco's Pet Tales at the end. (https://roo.vet/)

Duration:00:28:17

Tips for Interviewing Veterinarians - A Chat with Dr. Foreman Part 2

6/20/2019
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​In part 2 of the interview Dr. Foreman discusses additional tips for veterinarians looking for a new position and those looking to improve their current contracts. Plus 2 new Pet Tales: Graci and Cienna the Labs and Sophia the DSH.

Duration:00:28:49

Integrating New Practices - A Chat with Dr. Foreman Part 1

6/6/2019
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In this episode Dr. Tyler Foreman discusses how PetWell integrates newly acquired practices and starts to give veterinarians (new and seasoned) some great interview and negotiating tips. We also hear 2 PetTales: Max the Aussie and Buddy the Beagle.

Duration:00:23:57

HR...Helping Us Gel and Grow

5/23/2019
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In this episode we interview Whitney, the head of the Human Resources Department at PetWell. You will also hear the Pet Tales of Max and Zack.

Duration:00:41:15

PetWell: The Origin Story Part 2

5/9/2019
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Listen in as David Murvin, co-founder of PetWell, tells us how it all started. At the end of the interview we hear Pet Tales from two of my clients: Tug the Pug and Murphy the Miniature Schnauzer. You can find links to the individual Pet Tales here: https://drmcfaddin.wixsite.com/website/pet-tales.

Duration:00:34:20

PetWell: The Origin Story Part 1

4/25/2019
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In this episode we discuss how it all started with one of the co-founders of PetWell, David Strauss.

Duration:00:28:57

The Importance of Workplace Culture

4/11/2019
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What is workplace culture? Why does it matter, especially at a veterinary hospital? Dr. McFaddin and Dr. Julie Reck discuss why this is so important to workplace satisfaction, patient care, and productivity. They also discuss how Aspire can facilitate culture improvement for all veterinary practices.

Duration:00:31:07

Dr. Loenser Returns

3/28/2019
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Part 2 of my interview with Dr. Loenser. We discuss how AAHA is revolutionizing the concept of veterinary conferences with the advent of Connexity. We also touch on the new accreditation process for veterinary parent companies. To learn more about AAHA check out their website (https://www.aaha.org/default.aspx) and listen to Episodes 17 (Awww Yeah...AAHA) and 26 (A Deeper Delve into AAHA) of Vetsplaining.

Duration:00:22:58

Tips for Spring Pet Care

3/21/2019
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Top 10 ideas/issues to keep in mind now that the weather is warmer and the days are longer.

Duration:00:14:51

A Deeper Delve into AAHA

3/14/2019
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In this episode I had the great fortune to interview Dr. Heather Loenser, AAHA's Veterinary Advisor for Professional and Public Affairs. In part 1 we discuss her fascinating and adventurous career thus far in veterinary medicine and AAHA's commitment to improving workplace health in our profession. To learn more about AAHA check out their website (https://www.aaha.org/default.aspx) and listen to Episode 17 of Vetsplaining: Awww Yeah...AAHA. (As an added plug check out Vetsplaining's new...

Duration:00:31:32

The Full Package. . .The Physical Exam

2/21/2019
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Learn why a complete physical examination is so important.

Duration:00:26:58

Please Allow Our Staff to Restrain Your Pet. . .Why?

2/14/2019
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Every wonder why veterinarians require their staff restrain your pet? Tune in to learn all about it.

Duration:00:20:45

Thyroid and Urine...You'll Never Guess How Exciting

2/7/2019
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Part 3 of 3 - In the final installment of our Wellness Blood Work journey Dr. McFaddin discusses the importance of thyroid and urine testing. Tama provides the introduction...only fitting because she reads most of our urine.

Duration:00:35:16

Serum Chemistry....Let's Investigate the Love

1/24/2019
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Part 2 of 3: Dr. McFaddin discusses the exciting and intricate nature of blood chemistries, and how we use this to diagnose different diseases. Kathleen the superstar technician introduces this episode.

Duration:00:31:46