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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!


Prime100 Dog Food, Mouthing Puppies, Snoring/Brachycephalic Dogs (BOAS), Cat Tick, Baby Birds & A Leopard Seal – Ep 27



Hey podcast fans, welcome to Episode 27 of the Two Vets Talk Pets Podcast, jump on your bean bag, plug in your head phones, lean back, and join us – because have we got a great pod for you this week! You know the drill – too much talking of pets is barely enough!

This Episode is brought to you by Zylkene – a great way to help your anxious dog or cat. Zylkene can help your pets with many different stressful situations. Talk to your vet about whether your pet could be helped with Zylkene.

We are also sponsored this week by Prime 100, producing a great range of Single Protein Diets for your dog. Australian Made, and Australian Owned, they produce a whole variety of diets and are available now!

Thanks also to our awesome Patreon supporters. If you like what we are doing, and would like to help support us, head to our Patreon page and sign up. And get yourself some cool TVTP Merch! Thank you to our latest Patreon www.hairyfairies.com.au

Lewis has been on the hunt for a Leopard seal that has been loitering around Port Philip Bay. He’s also got some tips ready for the Spring time baby birds out of nests that we often have people ask us about. .

Robbie shows Lewis a photo of an unexpected creature he found on a Cat (see below!), and about a huge lump removed from a dogs abdomen.

We then head back to the ASAV Conference in Melbourne for a great talk we had with Georgina Smith from Prime 100 about their foods and treats, and how they can help dogs with many different health problems.

Into the meaty part of the podcast, and Lewis has some great advice for mouthing in Puppies – this a must listen for anyone with a young dog that is getting a bit mouthy.

Robbie then gets busy talking about BOAS – or Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome. A very common condition seen in dogs with short noses, leading to breathing difficulties, that can lead to permanent and serious problems if not diagnosed and treated early. Does your dog snore? Have a good listen to this!

If you want to ask us a question, say hi, or send us a photo of your pet, shoot us an email at twovetstalkpets@gmail.com

If you want to see some pretty pictures, check out Instagram (Especially if you want to see pictures of Lewis with baby Possums – he goes looking for them, brings them into the clinic, just to take a photo with them – don’t tell him I said that!)

If you’re mad for other social fun, check out Facebook ,(check out Robbie’s RRR on air plug for the podcast)  or Twitter. 

Until next time, be excellent to each other, and party on dudes…