Call the Vet - an insider's guide to dog and cat health
Call the Vet - an insider's guide to dog and cat health
Dr Alex Avery
Pets are family, and knowing the best way to care for your dog or cat can be a real challenge for even the most experienced pet parent. Join veterinarian Dr. Alex Avery, and his expert guests, as he shares his years of pet health experience with you, while also diving into the topics you really need to know about to ensure your pet is living their best life! From preventing disease and daily healthcare tips, all the way through to understanding the best options for treatment if sickness or injury strikes. Be confident that you are making the best choices possible so that your dog and cat can live the full and happy life you want for them. This podcast is a must-listen for every dog and cat owner who wants the very best for their pet!
Essential Skills to Teach Your Cat: unlock the secrets to optimal health and happiness
Get ready to unleash your cat's full potential! In this episode of Call the Vet, join Dr. Alex and special guest, accredited animal behavior technician Leili from Supakit, as they reveal essential skills to teach your cat.From harness training to recall and carrier comfort, discover expert tips for fostering a happy, confident feline. Uncover the art of training, understanding your feline friend's body language, and building a strong bond that lasts a lifetime. Dive into more cat training tips over in the full show notesGet your question answered hereLove the show? Leaving a review helps others know it's worth a listen!
Dec 5, 2023
40 min
Cat Litter Box Woes: expert advice for solving toileting troubles!
Dive into the purr-fect solution for your cat's bathroom behavior!In this episode of Call the Vet, Dr. Alex helps out lister Kim who is having issues with her cat pooping in the bath - gross! Bit whether it's problem pooping or peeing outside the litter box, this episode brings you six top tips including insights on cleanliness, litter types, and behavioral changes, to help you uncover the secrets to getting your feline friend back on track and toileting where you want them to.For more toileting resources be sure to head over to the full show notesGet your question answered hereLove the show? Leaving a review helps others know it's worth a listen!
Nov 28, 2023
9 min
Preserving Pet Memories: How Professional Pet Photographers Capture Timeless Moments
🐾 Get ready to capture your furry friends' most adorable moments as Dr. Alex welcomes pet photography experts Darlene, Kathy, and Bonnie to the Call the Vet podcast!In this episode, they delve into the magical world of pet photography, exploring how these talented photographers bring out the unique personalities and beauty of dogs and cats through their lenses.From tips on preparing your pets for a session to finding the perfect pet photographer, this episode is a must-listen for all pet parents who want to preserve their precious moments with their fur babies.So grab your headphones and join us as we dive into the art of pet photography on this captivating episode of Call the Vet podcast! 📸🎙️Connect with our guests and dive into more information over in the full show notesGet your question answered hereLove the show? Leaving a review helps others know it's worth a listen!
Nov 14, 2023
30 min
From Service to Second Chance: The challenge facing retired military dogs
You would think that military dogs would be given the best care when it comes time to retire...In this episode, we dive into a topic that might be new to some of our listeners: the rescue and rehabilitation of military dogs. Our guest, Bob from Mission Canine Rescue, shares his insights on the incredible work they do to provide happy endings for retired military dogs, contractor working dogs, and police dogs who have served humankind. We discuss the different breeds of military dogs, the work they do, and the unfortunate reality of what their fate can be after retirement. Join us as we shed light on this important issue and learn more about how we can support these amazing animals who have dedicated their lives to serving their country.For all the notes, links and related content head over to the full show notes at ourpetshealth.com/podcast/military-dog-rescueGet your question answered hereLove the show? Leaving a review helps others know it's worth a listen!
Oct 26, 2023
24 min
How to Foster Kittens (so they not only survive but thrive!)
Calling all cat lovers! 🐱 Get ready for a heartwarming episode of "Call the Vet" as host Dr. Alex sits down with the amazing Nancy Peterson to delve into the world of raising foster kittens.🐾 From the importance of caring for feral mother cats to the ins and outs of nurturing scared kittens, this episode is packed with must-know tips and adorable stories.😻 Discover how to raise these little furballs to not just survive, but thrive, as Dr. Alex and Nancy share their expertise and experiences. Tune in and be prepared for a dose of fuzzy cuteness, enlightening insights, and the joy of making a positive impact on these precious feline lives.🌟 Don't miss out on this meow-nificent episode of "Call the Vet"! Subscribe now and join the purr-fect conversation. 🎧✨We took the notes for you! Find all the links, details and more in the blog "Kitten Fostering 101".Get your question answered hereLove the show? Leaving a review helps others know it's worth a listen!
Oct 3, 2023
35 min
Going Beyond Chicken and Rice: the best diet for colitis and diarrhea
If you're worried about your furry friend's upset tummy, diarrhea, or blood in their stools, this episode is a must-listen!Join veterinarian Dr. Alex Avery on another episode of the "Call the Vet Show" as he addresses a common concern among pet parents – colitis in dogs.Dr. Alex and guest pet parent Jeannine dive into the ins and outs of colitis, exploring different diet options, including the infamous chicken and rice, and whether switching to brown rice is a safe bet. They also discuss the benefits of commercial diets, supplements, and expert consultation for a more nutritionally complete approach.Don't miss out on valuable insights, practical tips, and real-life stories that are bound to help your furry companion bounce back to health. Subscribe to "Call the Vet Show" for expert guidance and a deeper understanding of your pet's well-being.Remember, knowledge is power when it comes to your furry family member's health and you can find all the shownotes and related information here!Get your question answered hereLove the show? Leaving a review helps others know it's worth a listen!
Sep 24, 2023
11 min
Unlocking the Secret Lives of Pets (to help their health and happiness)
Dive into the fascinating world of pet wearables with our special guest, Guilherme Coelho. In this episode of 'Call the Vet,' Dr. Alex and Guilherme explore the groundbreaking technology that is revolutionizing pet care 🐶🐱.👨‍⚕️From AI-powered monitors to smartphone integration, discover how pet wearables are keeping our furry friends safe, healthy, and connected!📈 Join us as we uncover the power of data, early intervention, and the incredible potential of understanding our pets' thoughts and feelings. Don't miss out on this paw-some episode!Tune in now and be a part of the pet care revolution 💥Get your question answered hereLove the show? Leaving a review helps others know it's worth a listen!
Sep 6, 2023
33 min
The Itch Wars: STOP your dog scratching with the right allergy diagnosis (+ common mistakes)
Join veterinarian Dr. Alex as he dives into the often fraught world of itch and allergy diagnosis. In this episode, he is joined by the incredible Dr. Jeff Werber, an award-winning veterinarian with over 38 years of experience.Together, in this sneak peek into The Dog Allergy Summit, they unravel the complexities of canine allergies and discuss how to make an accurate diagnosis, along with the common pitfalls to avoid.If you've ever wondered why your furry friend is constantly scratching or suffering from skin-related issues, this episode is for you. Discover the common culprits behind allergic reactions in dogs, whether it's environmental triggers or food sensitivities. Dr. Jeff Werber breaks down the different diagnostic methods and explains how to differentiate between seasonal and year-round allergies.But it doesn't stop there! Dr. Alex and Dr. Jeff also tackle the complications that can arise from secondary infections and discuss the importance of maintaining healthy skin for your dog's overall well-being.Whether you're a dedicated pet owner seeking answers for your four-legged companion or simply curious about the world of veterinary medicine, this episode of "Call the Vet" is a must-listen. Tune in and empower yourself with the knowledge to better care for your furry family member.Check out The Dog Allergy Summit todayGet your question answered hereLove the show? Leaving a review helps others know it's worth a listen!
Aug 21, 2023
19 min
Taking the Bite Out of Your Pet's Dental Health (top homecare tips)
Ready to unlock the secret to your pet's sparkling smile ✨? Join our host, Dr. Alex Avery, alongside guest pet parent Michelle, as they tackle the age-old challenge of keeping our furry friends' teeth in top shape. Michelle's 14-year-old fur baby, Jerry, might have a heart murmur and can't undergo surgery, but that doesn't mean his dental health can't be improved!Discover expert tips, practical advice, and innovative solutions to take your pet's dental care to the next level. From in-home brushing techniques and dental treats to special diets and oral gels, Dr. Alex leaves no stone unturned when it comes to finding the perfect dental routine for your four-legged companion.Did you know that neglecting your pet's dental health is one of the biggest mistakes pet parents make? Don't worry, you're not alone! Tune in to this episode to learn valuable insights that will give your pet something to smile about.Remember, taking care of your pet's teeth is not just about making their smile shine - it's about ensuring their overall health and happiness. So, grab your toothbrush and join the conversation on "Call the Vet" as we help pet parents become dental care heroes for their furry family members!🔊 Listen now and don't forget to share this episode with fellow pet parents who want to give their pets the best dental health imaginable. Let's make sure every pet can enjoy a life full of bright smiles and wagging tails! 🐾🦷Get your question answered hereLove the show? Leaving a review helps others know it's worth a listen!
Aug 1, 2023
18 min
You shouldn't have a pet if you can't afford their care...
Are pets a privilege or a necessity?When sickness or injury strikes, sometimes the most expensive treatments are affordable and at other times those at the cheaper end of the spectrum are completely out of reach.So, if you can’t afford their care, should you have a pet?For all the notes, related links, and discussion head over to the full show notesGet your question answered hereLove the show? Leaving a review helps others know it's worth a listen!
Jul 5, 2023
21 min
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