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Behaviour Mythbusting Part 2; Dreaming Dogs; Prescribing Laws; Skewers; Rich Cats & Fat Rats – Episode 53



Hello and Welcome to Episode 53 of the Two Vets Talk Pets Podcast, where too much talking of pets if barely enough.

This week on the good ship HMS TVTP, Robbie ponders about dreaming dogs, and dogs that dream of eating chicken skewers, Lewis about cats that dream about inheriting fortunes, and a rat that dreamed that the gap in the man hole cover was a little bit bigger

We then talk about why vets have to be careful prescribing medications and why we have laws that dictate what we can and cant do, and then it’s time for some good, old fashioned, MYTH BUSTING!

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. Wouldn’t recommend in a sloth. they already pretty sedate. They could go into a calm coma. Like me, after a nice warm milk. Before bed. But then I have to wee. And I wake up. Thankfully…

This episode is also supported by Prime 100 Pet foods – Australian made, Single Protein source diets for dogs and cats! Huge range, lots of flavours, for lots of different life stages, and diseases – So many options, great diets, lots of variety, almost as many options as a pizza shop. Which I why we want then to make the TVTP Prime 100 Ham and Pineapple Diet. That’d be pretty neat. Probably not practicable. We’ll leave the Practicality to Prime 100.

If you’d like to support the show check out our page at Patreon, and sign up to one of the options, and get yourself or your bumper an awesome sticker, and check out the exclusive Patreon Dominance Q&A session we did it was pretty awesome!

If you have any questions 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  InstagramTwitter, or Facebook.

Tell us what pizza flavour you think would make a good dog food. Not meatlovers. Too easy. And nothing with onion. Or garlic. Or a Chocolate Dessert pizza. I wonder about a Crocodile and Tapioca Pizza… I might call Dominos…


Retractable Leads in Dogs, Chlorine Driving Cats Nuts?, Vet Clinic – Business and Stress – Episode 51



Hello and welcome listeners to episode 51 of the Two Vets Talk Pets Podcast, where too much talking of pets is barely enough.

In this weeks episode, Lewis talks about the importance of our awesome quarantine service, who have found cases of Foot and Mouth Disease in Pig Meat products being brought into Australia. And Robbie wonders why his cat Parker goes nuts around his board shorts after he’s back from a swim at the pool.

Lewis also has found a great article about the stressors of running a vet clinic, and how difficult it can be trying to deal with the expectations of clients, costs of treatment, and trying to juggle the running of a business.

So if you love your vet, give them a good review. And if you’re not happy with them, why not call them. Talk to them.

Then Lewis rocks right into a great look at why you shouldn’t use retractable leads for your dogs.

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. Not the washing line. Zylkene has ZERO effect on the washing line. If your washing line is stressed, maybe you need to stop swinging on it and pretending you are Superman. You are NOT Superman. You do not get your powers from Earths yellow Sun. And you should not wear your red undies on the outside of your pants. Or in general – and I’m talking to you Mr Abbott…

This episode is also supported by Prime 100 Pet foods – Australian made, Single Protein source diets for dogs and cats! Huge range, lots of flavours, for lots of different life stages, and diseases – So many options, great diets, lots of variety. SPD stands for Single Protein Diet. If you google it, it can also mean Sensory Processing Disorder, or Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction  – Sometimes you shouldn’t google acronyms…

If you’d like to support the show check out our page at Patreon, and sign up to one of the options, and get yourself or your bumper an awesome sticker, and check out the exclusive Patreon Dominance Q&A session we did.

If you have any questions 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  InstagramTwitter, or Facebook.

Otherwise, have an awesome day. I’m still not sure anyone actually reads down to this part… I’m so sure that no one reads this I’ve just cut and copied last weeks one.

And I’ll keep doing it, until someone tells me they read it…

Here we are – 3 weeks in a row. Cutting and pasting the ending. Let me know if you are reading this! (**FOOTNOTE: I’m reading this every week, Robbie and you’re doing a great job. This is the 3rd week I’ve put this in and you haven’t told ME you’ve seen my reply……Cheers Lewis**)

Week 4! Lewis is reading! Outstanding! Thanks mate. But that’s just making sure that I’m not telling people to make sure they subscribe to us on Patreon to get you watching a scary movie though! Still no one else has touched base. Maybe this week – maybe… (we live in hope Robbie, Cheers Lewis)


Heart Murmurs, Fear Free Handling of Cats, Cat Survives Freezing in the Snow, Are Fish Self-Aware? – Episode 50



Welcome all you awesome people to Episode 50 of the Two Vets Talk Pets Podcast, where too much talking of pets is barely enough.

We have hit 50 episodes, and so we have some shout outs from our listeners!

In this weeks episode, Lewis talks about are Fish’s self aware, and talks through the Booger test and how to check if your pet is self aware. Robbie talks about Encino Cat – a cat frozen outside.

Robbie then talks about what causes a heart murmur.

And Lewis goes through the ins and outs of fear free handling of cats.

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. Some people wonder whether Pineapple belongs on Pizzas. This is a hot button topic. If thinking about this makes your dog or cat get stressed, then Zylkene may help.

This episode is also supported by Prime 100 Pet foods – Australian made, Single Protein source diets for dogs and cats! Huge range, lots of flavours, for lots of different life stages, and diseases – So many options, great diets, lots of variety. No Pineapple in these diets though. No controversy here.    

If you’d like to support the show check out our page at Patreon, and sign up to one of the options, and get yourself or your bumper an awesome sticker, and check out the exclusive Patreon Dominance Q&A session we did. 

If you have any questions 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  InstagramTwitter, or Facebook.

Otherwise, have an awesome day. 

I’m still not sure anyone actually reads down to this part…

I’m so sure that no one reads this I’ve just cut and copied last weeks one. And I’ll keep doing it, until someone tells me they read it…

Here we are – 3 weeks in a row. Cutting and pasting the ending. Let me know if you are reading this! **FOOTNOTE: I’m reading this every week, Robbie and you’re doing a great job. This is the 3rd week I’ve put this in and you haven’t told ME you’ve seen my reply……Cheers Lewis**


URGENT Extra Episode – Hill’s Dog Food Recall



Hill’s Pet Nutrition Voluntarily Recalls Select Canned Dog Food for Excessive Vitamin D

Hill’s Pet Nutrition is voluntarily recalling select canned dog food products due to potentially elevated levels of vitamin D. While vitamin D is an essential nutrient for dogs, ingestion of elevated levels can lead to potential health issues depending on the level of vitamin D and the length of exposure, and dogs may exhibit symptoms such as vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling, and weight loss. Vitamin D, when consumed at very high levels, can lead to serious health issues in dogs including renal dysfunction. Pet parents with dogs who have consumed any of the products listed and are exhibiting any of these signs should contact their veterinarian. In most cases, complete recovery is expected after discontinuation of feeding.

The affected canned dog foods were distributed through retail pet stores, veterinary clinics and e-retailers nationwide in Australia. No dry foods, cat foods, or treats are affected.

Pet parents who purchased the product with the specific lot/date codes listed should discontinue feeding and dispose of those products immediately. To have discarded products replaced at no cost, please contact the pet shop, e-Retailer or veterinary clinics where you purchased the product of specific lot/date code, or, contact Hill’s via our website or at 1800 679 932.

Hill’s Pet Nutrition learned of the potential for elevated vitamin D levels in some of our canned dog foods after receiving a complaint in the United States about a dog exhibiting signs of elevated vitamin D levels. Our investigation confirmed elevated levels of vitamin D due to a supplier error.

We care deeply about all pets and are committed to providing pet parents with safe and high quality products. Hill’s has identified and isolated the error and, to prevent this from happening again, we have required our supplier to implement additional quality testing prior to their release of ingredients. In addition to our existing safety processes, we are adding our own further testing of incoming ingredients.

For further information, please contact Hill’s Pet Nutrition Pty Ltd. at 1800 679 932 Monday-Friday during the hours of 9am-5pm (AEST) or at HillshelplineANZ@hillspet.com. Information can also be found at www.hillspet.com.au/productlist

This voluntary recall is not applicable in all countries. If you are outside of Australia please check your own country’s Hill’s website for more information.

AUSTRALIAN CAN NUMBERS ONLY BELOW


Canine Dominance/The Alpha Dog (Part 1) – What is it? Is my dog being dominant?, Is it useful in dog training? Aggression & Dominance – Episode 45



Welcome listeners and friends to Episode 45 of the Two Vets Talk Pets Podcast, where too much talking of pets is barely enough. 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. But Dogs and Cats – not sure in goannas. Best not to use in goannas. Just in case.

This episode is also supported by Prime 100 Pet foods – Australian made, Single Protein source diets for dogs and cats! Huge range, lots of flavours, for lots of different life stages, and diseases – Never heard of them before? Check the link above and get your pet some single protein tasty num-nums! Melbourne Made, Australian Owned, and made with love. And stuff other than love. Love has no proven ability to treat disease. Apart from a broken heart. But that’s a song for the next album…

This episode is also proudly supported by Dr Clint Yudelman from Insight Mobile Veterinary Diagnostics – a mobile Veterinary Medicine Specialist service, operating around Melbourne, and the Mornington and Bellarine Peninsulas. A friend to you, a friend to me, a friend in need when you want a diagnostic deed.

After recounting about some unfortunate Anal Gland incidents, amongst other gooey things, and about the weirdest place they have seen people out of context, Lewis grabs the mic, the reins, and puts his digits all over the hot button and presses D for…

DOMINANCE!

Such a huge topic, we start this week, then will finish off next week. Want to spark some debate? Want to comment on what Lewis thinks? Want to comment on your best spraying on or getting sprayed on story at the vets? Get in touch!  

If you have any questions 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  InstagramTwitter, or Facebook.

If you’d like to support the podcast, you can head to Patreon, swing some money each month, to help us keep the podcast going – for as little as 50c per episode ($2 a month), you can get yourself an awesome sticker!


Pancreatitis, Dogs that Lick Everything, Labradors, Coat Colour & Life Span, Dog Bite Stats, Kuga the Military Dog – Ep 36



Greetings earthlings and welcome to Episode 36 of the Two Vets Talk Pets Podcast, where too much talking of pets is barely enough.

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.

We are also proudly supported by Veterinary Dermatology Clinics  – providing great Specialist Dermatology Referrals for pets and their owners around Sydney, Canberra, and Tasmania. Check out their Facebook Page for more details.

In this weeks episode Lewis asks Robbie about his 21st Birthday rumours (and about his box of trophies on display, and a grotty old balloon…), Lewis breaks into a bit of Tay Tay, then talks about coat colour and and increased life expectancy, and and increase in dog bite victims into hospitals. Robbie talks about an Australian Service dog that had just received the Dickin Medal for bravery.

Into the Podcast proper, and Lewis dives back into Fly biting in dogs with some very interesting new research on possible causes, and Robbie talks about the common and potentially fatal disease called Pancreatitis.

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Onya!

 


Fly Biting in Dogs; What is Pus?; Flying with Squirrels; Russian Cat Museums; Dog’s On The Bed and Tasty Toes – Ep 35



Welcome weary travellers, sit down, strap in and pod on – for Episode 35 of the Two Vets Talk Pets Podcast, where too much talking of pets is barely enough.

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.

We are also proudly supported by Veterinary Dermatology Clinics  – providing great Specialist Dermatology Referrals for pets and their owners around Sydney, Canberra, and Tasmania. Check out their Facebook Page for more details.

This week Lewis’s nurse at work thinks the guys are sounding too alike, Robbie’s seeing lots lame dogs, and Lewis has been busy with School Camps

Lewis has found a story about a lady with a squirrel as a support animal trying to go on a flight, Robbie falls down a hole investigating a Russian Cat Museum , (and bad reviews…) and Lewis finds a story about a very toey little dog.

Into the meaty bits of the podcast, Lewis this weeks talks about Fly Biting in dogs, and Robbie talks about pus!

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Skin Diseases, Allergies, Ear Infections – with Skin Specialist Dr Dani Hoolahan – Ep 33



Got a podcast itch that needs to be scratched?

Get those digits twitching and your ears ready for Episode 33 of the Two Vets Talk Pets Podcast – where too much talking of pets is barely enough.

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.

Also we are proudly supported by Veterinary Dermatology Clinics  – providing great Specialist Dermatology Referrals for pets and their owners around Sydney, Canberra, and Tasmania. Check out their Facebook Page for more details.

This week Lewis chases the Duke and Duchess of somewhere or other in England on their tour of South Melbourne, and Robbie laments about the yearly Roaming Cat Festival.

We are then really excited to have Dr Dani Hoolahan Specialist Veterinary Dermatologist (from Veterinary Dermatology Clinic) on the show talking all things skin – it’s itchy season for Allergic Pets, so we have a great in-depth interview with one of the nicest Dermo’s in Australia!

Thanks to our great Patreon Supporters – to join up and help to support the podcast, check out the options, and get some sweet TVTP swag!

If you are all about the socials, check the feed on Instagram, check out Facebook, or Twitter.

Hope you are not itchy. If you are, maybe you need a dermatologist. If your a dog or cat – you’re in luck – have we got an awesome one for you. But if you are an animal, why are you reading this?

 


The Best of Episode Part 2 – Kids and Dog Bites, Bad Baby, Golden Balls, Mother’s Day Pick Up, Charlie Pickering’s Email, Dr Feelgood, Migrating Fleas, The Litter Kwitter Incident, Frogs in Ikea & Cotton Wool Phobias – Ep 30



What’s that you say?

You want another best of?

You get another best of!

Thanks for joining us for Episode 30 of the Two Vets Talks Pets Podcast – where to much talking of pets is barely enough.

This episode is brought to you by Zylkene from Vetquinol  – Stressed? Anxious? Are you a Dog or a Cat? Zylkene could help you! Get your owner to talk to your vet to see if this could help you!

We are also proudly supported by Prime 100 pet foods – Australian Owned and Made, huge variety of diets for dogs AND cats for many different diseases – and with single protein snacks too!

Thanks as well to our most excellent Patreon Subscribers – both new and returning. If you would like to kick us some money to help us to keep putting together the podcast and keep it running, check out Patreon , find your level of VIP (Very Important Pet) owner level, sign up and score yourself one of our awesome TVTP stickers!

While Lewis and Robbie put the finishing touches on the next lot of new podcasts, we delve back into the vault for more podcast gold!

In this Episode…

Kids and Dog Bites

Bad Baby

Golden Balls

Mothers Day Pick Up

Charlie Pickering’s Email

Dr Feelgood

Migrating Fleas

The Litter Kwitter Incident

Frogs In Ikea

Cotton Wool Phobias

Don’t forget to plug the show with your friends and families – screen shot it and send it to twovetstalkpets@gmail.com and get yourself a cool new TVTP sticker!

If you are all about the socials, check the feed on Instagram, check out Facebook, or Twitter.


The Best of Episode – Charlie Pickering, Cane Toad Sausages, Drunk Kangaroos, Dating with Dogs, Lost Pigeon, Robbie & Lewis Apply for a New Job – Ep 29



Welcome back listeners, subscribers, supporters, first time joiners, meta data analysts, cats, kittens, white rhino enthusiasts, wearers of shorts, and of course you!

Thanks for joining us for Episode 29 of the Two Vets Talks Pets Podcast – where to much talking of pets is barely enough.

This episode is brought to you by Zylkene from Vetquinol  – Stressed? Anxious? Are you a Dog or a Cat? Zylkene could help you! Get your owner to talk to your vet to see if this could help you!

We are also proudly supported by Prime 100 pet foods – Australian Owned and Made, huge variety of diets for dogs AND cats for many different diseases – and with single protein snacks too!

Thanks as well to our most excellent Patreon Subscribers – both new and returning. If you would like to kick us some money to help us to keep putting together the podcast and keep it running, check out Patreon , find your level of VIP (Very Important Pet) owner level, sign up and score yourself one of our awesome TVTP stickers!

For this episode, Lewis and Robbie take a leaf out of the play book of any self respecting pop icon (we are looking at you Justin B), and are taking the opportunity to release a Best Of – just when no one was asking or looking for it, and early into the “bands” recording career!

With a distance of most of this fine southern continent between them, Lewis has lovingly complied some of the highlights of the previous 6 months worth of episodes.

So sit back, and let the nostalgia wash over you, as we look back at how far the boys have come…

Drunk kangaroos,

Charlie Pickering,

Cane Toad Sausage,

Dating with dogs,

Lost pigeon,

Dr Simon crashing bike on roof racks,

Edutainment and the Rosetta Stone,

Cheeky Go-Karting,

Flowers for Christina,

Galapogas Penguins,

Cloning the Northern White Rhino,

Lewis and Robbie apply for a job needing a steady hand

Don’t forget to plug the show with your friends and families – screen shot it and send it to twovetstalkpets@gmail.com and get yourself a cool new TVTP sticker!

If you are all about the socials, check the feed on Instagram, check out Facebook, or Twitter.

We’ll see you next week for Number 30 – and hopefully with the mighty Collingwood Magpies winning the 2018 AFL grand final!

Go Pies!