Two Vets Talk Pets
Two Vets Talk Pets
Two Vets Talk Pets
Behaviour Veterinarian; Dr Lewis Kirkham and Small Animal Veterinarian; Dr Robbie Anderton, provide an informative, light-hearted podcast with veterinary, behaviour & training advice for pet owners, dog trainers, cat lovers, veterinarians, veterinary technicians and veterinary nurses. Dr Lewis is a veterinarian with further qualifications in animal behaviour and Dr Robbie is a veterinarian with further qualifications in veterinary medicine. The weekly podcast where 'too much talking about pets is barely enough!'
#136 Trigger stacking, fear and aggression; Our new fragrance; Racing pigeon prices; Presidential erections & Some of the trial and tribulations of being a vet
· Trigger stacking, fear and aggression – what is this ‘new’ buzz phrase and how does it work? · Robbie discusses a presidential erection · Lewis delves into the world of expensive pigeon racing sales · Our new fragrance is soon to be released and we need some ideas · Robbie wets his pants (again) · Lewis goes dumpster diving in searching for a diagnosis · And then there is the vet chit chat 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. We are also brought to you by GapOnly - helping stream line your pets insurance at the vets. Did you know that for as little as $2 per month, you can become a  Patreon supporter of the podcast. That's only $0.50 per episode! But if you want you can sign up to one of the other options, and get some sweet TVTP merch! With Q&A sessions , outtakes, and bonus episodes available for you to listen to now, sign up and get yourself amongst the fun! If you have any questions that you'd like to ask Lewis and Robbie send us an email at twovetstalkpets@gmail.com, or you can contact us or find us on  Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twovetstalkpets/message
Nov 27
49 min
#135 Burmese cats and diabetes, Are dogs more or less stressed at the vet with their owners present?, Bluey and the Cone of Shame, A puppy hit by a car, Male vets are a dying breed & Vet salaries.
Research reveals Australian Burmese cats have a higher diabetes risk Evaluation of associations between owner presence and indicators of fear in dogs during routine veterinary examinations Bluey the TV cartoon and the Cone of Shame November PTSD and dreams for Dr Robbie Why are male vets not even represented anymore? Dr Robbie spots an Australian native animal that needs some help Vet graduate salaries. A puppy gets hit by a car and the outcome discussed. 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. We are also brought to you by GapOnly - helping stream line your pets insurance at the vets. Did you know that for as little as $2 per month, you can become a  Patreon supporter of the podcast. That's only $0.50 per episode! But if you want you can sign up to one of the other options, and get some sweet TVTP merch! With Q&A sessions , outtakes, and bonus episodes available for you to listen to now, sign up and get yourself amongst the fun! If you have any questions that you'd like to ask Lewis and Robbie send us an email at twovetstalkpets@gmail.com, or you can contact us or find us on  Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twovetstalkpets/message
Nov 14
45 min
#134 Myth Busting Returns, Melbourne Cup & Horse Welfare, Leptospirosis Outbreak in Victoria, Minx & COVID-19, COVID Sniffer Dogs, Life-Saving Parrot and Titre Testing or Vaccination
The Melbourne Cup horse race, welfare and whipping Vaccination versus antibody titre testing in dogs with immune mediated problems Irate clients at the Vet Minx Cull in Denmark and possible mutation of COVID-19 A talking parrot saves the day Sniffer dogs are more effective in detecting COVID19 before the nasal swab! Leptospirosis outbreak in the foothills of the Dandenongs in Victoria Myth Busting: Kittens and litter trays Indoor only cats - is that ok? Socialization windows in dogs Getting a second dog to help a resident anxious dog Garlic and flea preventative 2 vaccines or 3 for puppies? Who is the best AFL football team and why is it Richmond again? Send in your questions about dogs with pushed in noses (brachycephalics) for our future  specialist interview. 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. We are also brought to you by GapOnly - helping stream line your pets insurance at the vets. Did you know that for as little as $2 per month, you can become a  Patreon supporter of the podcast. That's only $0.50 per episode! But if you want you can sign up to one of the other options, and get some sweet TVTP merch! With Q&A sessions , outtakes, and bonus episodes available for you to listen to now, sign up and get yourself amongst the fun! If you have any questions that you'd like to ask Lewis and Robbie send us an email at twovetstalkpets@gmail.com, or you can contact us or find us on  Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twovetstalkpets/message
Nov 6
1 hr 1 min
#133 The latest research on what age to desex your dog; Use of shock collars versus positive reinforcement in dog training; Pistachio the green puppy & An RSPCA puppy farm task force
The latest research on what age to desex or neuter 35 different breeds of dogs. Full article: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fvets.2020.00388/full  Dog training with shock (e-collars) collars versus positive reinforcement. Full article: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fvets.2020.00508/full  Recap on our special guest appearance on Flynn's Talk on Facebook Live: Check it out here https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1723114007866858  A new RSPCA Puppy Farm task force in NSW  An aggressive cat vs an obese cat Pistachio the green puppy!  The Tigers win again! And Robbie is a little bit salty in his intro...  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. We are also brought to you by GapOnly - helping streamline your pets insurance at the vets. Did you know that for as little as $2 per month, you can become a  Patreon supporter of the podcast. That's only $0.50 per episode! But if you want you can sign up to one of the other options, and get some sweet TVTP merch! With Q&A sessions , outtakes, and bonus episodes available for you to listen to now, sign up and get yourself amongst the fun! If you have any questions that you'd like to ask Lewis and Robbie send us an email at twovetstalkpets@gmail.com, or you can contact us or find us on  Instagram, Twitter, Facebook or even TikTok. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twovetstalkpets/message
Oct 30
1 hr 3 min
#132 Communicating with your Cat, Pet Food Recall, Popular Pet Names & a Cuddly Tiger
JOIN US FOR A FACEBOOK LIVE EPISODE WITH PODCAST FLYNN'S TALK THIS SUNDAY EVENING (AEDT MELBOURNE TIME) https://fb.me/e/4LHen79Nw In this episode the two lunchbox legend vets discuss: 1. An new study on interacting with your cat using slow blinks or a ‘cat kiss’. Does it work and should we do it? Let us know if your cat responds. 2. Pet Food Recall of VeganPet brand of dog food with a possible link to megaoesophagus (a really big food tube!) 3. Dr Lewis had a surgery this week involving a cat and 90cm of string. 4. Dr Robbie discusses a Tiger cuddling a tree 5. Popular pet names during COVID 6. Go Tigers!!! 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. We are also brought to you by GapOnly - helping stream line your pets insurance at the vets. Did you know that for as little as $2 per month, you can become a  Patreon supporter of the podcast. That's only $0.50 per episode! But if you want you can sign up to one of the other options, and get some sweet TVTP merch! With Q&A sessions , outtakes, and bonus episodes available for you to listen to now, sign up and get yourself amongst the fun! If you have any questions that you'd like to ask Lewis and Robbie send us an email at twovetstalkpets@gmail.com, or you can contact us or find us on  Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twovetstalkpets/message
Oct 30
53 min
#131 When should you desex/neuter your dog or cat? You've found a baby bird or fledgling - what should you do? Richmond win AGAIN!
This weeks the two resident vets discuss: What is the ideal age to desex a dog or a cat? Should I spey/spay my dog at 6 months of age? Should I wait to castrate my cat? Robbie's clinic has a COVID scare. What should you do if you find a baby bird on the ground during Spring? And a grooming blood bath - not to be confused with the Collingwood loss last week. GO THE TIGES!!! 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. We are also brought to you by GapOnly - helping stream line your pets insurance at the vets. Did you know that for as little as $2 per month, you can become a  Patreon supporter of the podcast. That's only $0.50 per episode! But if you want you can sign up to one of the other options, and get some sweet TVTP merch! With Q&A sessions , outtakes, and bonus episodes available for you to listen to now, sign up and get yourself amongst the fun! If you have any questions that you'd like to ask Lewis and Robbie send us an email at twovetstalkpets@gmail.com, or you can contact us or find us on  Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twovetstalkpets/message
Oct 17
38 min
A Special Episode for Vet Nurse Day (9 October 2020)
9th October 2020 is Vet Nurses Day in Australia and this week is Vet Tech Appreciation Week in the USA. We decided to celebrate the fantastic vet nurses and vet techs out there, looking after our pets, with a special trans-continental episode. Thank you and enjoy. 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. We are also brought to you by GapOnly - helping stream line your pets insurance at the vets. Did you know that for as little as $2 per month, you can become a  Patreon supporter of the podcast. That's only $0.50 per episode! But if you want you can sign up to one of the other options, and get some sweet TVTP merch! With Q&A sessions , outtakes, and bonus episodes available for you to listen to now, sign up and get yourself amongst the fun! If you have any questions that you'd like to ask Lewis and Robbie send us an email at twovetstalkpets@gmail.com, or you can contact us or find us on  Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twovetstalkpets/message
Oct 8
1 hr 19 min
#129 Aggression between dogs in a household; Growling, barking and wagging tails - what do they mean? And one brave rat
This week the two vets chat about: Aggression between dogs in a household or sibling rivalry. What is the latest research on the prognosis of the is problem?  Why do dogs growl and what should we do when they do? Why might a dog bark at another dog or a person when on lead and what should owners do? A rat earns a bravery award And other relevant and irrelevant chit chat.... Full article on sibling rivalry: Feltes ESM, Stull JW, Herron ME, Haug LI. Characteristics of intrahousehold interdog aggression and dog and pair factors associated with a poor outcome. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2020;256(3):349-361. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twovetstalkpets/message
Oct 3
1 hr
#128 Feeding & Exercise Puppies and Kittens, Weight Loss for Cats, Dominance, Prong Collars and COVID Sniffer Dogs
Learn what to feed your new puppy or kitten. Should I just feed what the breeder says? How much should you exercise your new puppy? What if they are a larger or active breed? A new weight loss regime for cats - but good luck getting your cat to accept it! Dog's sniffing out COVID at Helsinki airport A question on prong collars, punishment and dominance from listener Michelle. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twovetstalkpets/message
Sep 25
1 hr 5 min
#127 Socialisation, Potty/Toilet Training, Freeze Drying Pets and Cloning Horses
The two vets discuss: Socialising and toilet training your new puppy or adopted dog during COVID times Freeze drying your deceased pet Cloning Przewalski's horse And other random vet chat (as usual) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twovetstalkpets/message
Sep 18
1 hr 7 min
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