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VET Podcast by the VetGurus

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Veterinary Education/Entertainment Talk. Current topics in veterinary medicine and surgery. News, Questions and Answers, case reports and more. For veterinarians, veterinary students and veterinary technicians/nurses.

Veterinary Education/Entertainment Talk. Current topics in veterinary medicine and surgery. News, Questions and Answers, case reports and more. For veterinarians, veterinary students and veterinary technicians/nurses.
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Australia

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Veterinary Education/Entertainment Talk. Current topics in veterinary medicine and surgery. News, Questions and Answers, case reports and more. For veterinarians, veterinary students and veterinary technicians/nurses.

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English


Episodes

Episode 8: Rats - VET Podcast by the VetGurus

12/14/2017
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Lots of news this week: Vets save lions from illegal zoo in Bulgaria. Australian vets no longer require licensing for examining dogs and cats for export. Mark walks on the wild side with his experience dealing with venomous animals, and we discuss pigeon brains. Brendan provides some insider tips to Melbourne culture and explains why the 'magic' is his new favourite beverage and how it can help you discern the good from the bad coffee establishments. The final news item is that the Magpie...

Duration: 01:07:20


Episode 7: Yolkal - VET Podcast by the VetGurus

12/7/2017
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This week we have an update on the Orange-bellied Parrot recovery program in the news section, together with a dramatic follow up regarding rabbits and their flatulence. The main topic this week is a discussion of egg coelomitis and egg binding. What species are prone to these conditions, how do we treat, and what is the prognosis? We are very excited about our upcoming Christmas special. The special will have lots of reviews - both veterinary and non veterinary. Send us a link to any...

Duration: 00:53:29


Episode 6: Full Tilt - VET Podcast by the VetGurus

11/30/2017
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In news, we chat about species extinction. Johnathan the giant tortoise, who is over 186 years old, is newsworthy, possibly not for the right reasons. Brendan reveals his medicinal tea secret. Mark reviews the Olympus tough TG-4 camera for in-clinic use. We welcome new subscribers from the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians. The main topic this week is head tilt in rabbits. We put on our thinking caps and discuss the causes of head tilt in rabbits, the diagnostics that may help...

Duration: 01:16:15


Episode 5: Do Rabbits Fart? - VET Podcast by the VetGurus

11/23/2017
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We launch our new domain name - VetGurus.com. News and book review. Our first listener email is answered. How long to fast exotic pets before routine surgery? Mark interviews Brendan about the Melbourne Rabbit Expo which was held last weekend. Do Rabbits Fart? Discussion on the toothpaste method of removing uroliths in Guinea Pigs. To contact us send an email to vetgurus@gmail.com Book review: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance You can purchase the book on Amazon here Links:...

Duration: 00:55:59


Episode 4: Worms! - VET Podcast by the VetGurus

11/16/2017
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Mark chats about his weekend away glamping and reveals some wildlife photography tips, then jumps into the frying pan. Two-stage euthanasia of unusual pets. Melbourne weather. Topic of the week: Intestinal parasites in exotic and unusual pets. Bird, small mammal (rabbit, guinea pig, rat, mice and ferret), and reptile intestinal parasites are discussed. What parasites do we need to worry about in exotic species? Strategies to prevent parasites and effective use of antiparasiticides. What is...

Duration: 01:06:04


Episode 3: Graduation - VET Podcast by the VetGurus

11/9/2017
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Advice for new graduate veterinarians and vet nurses/technicians: job interview tips; how to choose a practice; lifestyle choices; Brendan's Yashica camera. Book review: Desert Vet by Dr Alex Tinson, an Australian veterinarian who went to the United Arab Emirates to look after camels. Links: Desert Vet by Alex Tinson: Bookdepository link or Amazon Kindle link Australian Veterinary Association Graduate Mentor Program Outro music supplied by Canadian Lee Rosewarne from happypuppyrecords.ca...

Duration: 00:49:28


Episode 2: Ham and Bacon - VET Podcast by the VetGurus

11/3/2017
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Amusing patient names, backyard chickens and the chaotic life of a vet are discussed this week. The main topic is urinary tract diseases of guinea pigs. Join Mark and Brendan as they slowly unravel - and unhinge - at the end of a busy week.

Duration: 00:55:17


Episode 1: The Pain of it All! - VET Podcast by the VetGurus

11/1/2017
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Our first episode. Employment options for new graduate veterinarians, discussion on analgesia in animals - Do unusual and exotic animals require pain relief? What drugs to use? Do they work? Download. Listen.Enjoy. Subscribe and send feedback. Links: Anne Fawcett's Small Animal blog Vet Cook Book

Duration: 00:46:56