Monthly Archives: May 2019

#63 Alzheimers/Dementia/Old Age; Free Range Vs Barn Lay Eggs; Lectric Soda Danger in Dogs & Puppy Noises Myth.



Welcome everyone to Episode 63 of the Two Vets Talk Pets Podcast, where too much talking of pets is barely enough.

In this weeks episode, Robbie talks about the perils of being a vets’ cats and Lewis has been peddling his wares elsewares.

Lewis’ dentist put him onto an interesting article about whether we should be rethinking whether free range eggs are more for our benefit than chickens, Robbie talks about a frightening article about dogs getting very sick and even dying from being given Lectric Soda Powder by their owners, and Lewis also busts a little myth about exposing puppies to noises at puppy class may not actually do them any good.

Lewis then deep dives into Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome – known as Doggie Alzheimers, Dogzheimers, Doggie Dementia. This common disease has several similarities to Human Alzheimers Disease.

The Acronym that Lewis Talks about is DISHAA

D = Disorientation

I = Social Interactions

S = Sleep/Wake Cycles

H = House Soiling, Learning and Memory

A = Activity

A = Anxiety

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.

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DISHAA!!!!!


#62 – Constipation; Do Cats Mirror their Owner’s Personality?; Flynn’s Walk &; Vale Grumpy Cat



Welcome to episode 62 of the Two Vets Talk Pets Podcast, where too much talking of pets is barely enough.

This week Lewis wraps up the great success that was Flynn’s Walk 2019, we remember the Grumpy Cat , and report on the return of Big Sexy.

This Week, Lewis finds an article where your cats personality may be linked to your personality. And Robbie talks about constipation.

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 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.

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 an awesome sticker, 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.


#61 Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP); Dog Lovers Show 2019; Singles Events for Dogs and a Three Eyed Snake



Welcome to Episode 61 of the Two Vets Talk Pets Podcast, where too much talking of pets is barely enough.

This week Lewis shows off his Selfie pulling prowess, then shows off a Three Eyed Snake, while Robbie delves into the upcoming Australian Federal Election, looking at which of Australia’s politicians are pet lovers and which are not. (Including Clive Palmers Grog Dog).

Into the podcast proper, and Lewis went to the Dog Lovers Show 2019 in Melbourne, and had some fun talking to some exhibitors. And Robbie talks about Feline Infectious Peritonitis, a nasty disease that can affect 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, in the Canine, or the Feline.

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.

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, 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.


60 Flynn’s Walk; Pets and Disabilities; Orangutang Escapes.



Episode 60 of the Two Vets Talk Pets, where too much talking of pets is barely enough.

This week after a quick catch up, and a quick catching of a run away orangutang, we are joined by Jack Levitt from Flynn’s Walk.

Flynn’s Walk was set up in memory of Dr Flynn Hargreaves, who took his own life 2 years ago, and has lead to his family and friends to unite to try and raise awareness and funds to help fight Mental Illness and Suicide, especially in Vets, Nurses and Vet Techs.

Flynn’s Walk 2019 is taking place at the Williamstown Tennis Club, May 19th starting at 10.30am. There will be Auctions and Raffles to help raise money for RUOK? and Love Your Pet Love Your Vet, both helping to raise awareness of mental health and suicide prevention in the Veterinary Industry.

If listening to anything in the podcast has brought up in you feeling or emotions that you need help dealing with, call Life Line in Australia on 131114, or below for help in your country. There is always someone who will listen to you, your story and life is important.

AUSTRALIA:

Lifeline Crisis Support: 13 11 14

Beyond Blue: Depression and anxiety support: 1300 22 46 36

Men’s Line: 1300 78 99 78

Headspace: Youth Mental Health Foundation: see headspace.org.au for your local centre

 

USA:

Distress &  Lifeline: 1800 273 8255

Crisis Text Line: text HOME to 741 741

 

UK:

Mind: mental health support: 0300 123 3393

SANE: mental health support: 0300 304 7000

Samaritans support network: 116 123

 

CANADA:

For a list of Canadian crisis centres: https://thelifelinecanada.ca/help/call/

 

NEW ZEALAND:

Lifeline: 0800 543354

Depression Helpline: 0800 111 757 (Text 4202)

 

Dr Robbie also talks about disabilities in pets, and how to help them out.

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 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.

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, 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.


59 Do Dog’s Get Autism? Cat Calming Music; Millipedes and Back Massages; Zebras and Flies.



What’s Up, and welcome to episode 59 of the Two Vets Talk Pets Podcast, where too much talking of pets is barely enough.

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In this weeks episode we talk about how Zebras might be tricking flies, Millipedes giving back massages, and cats grabbing tongues.

We then deep dive into whether dogs get Autism, and whether there is any links between dogs being vaccinated and getting autism.

We then talk about whether music can be used to help reduce stress and anxiety in dogs and cats, especially in the vet clinic. Lewis played a choice selection from “Music for Cats” by David Teie

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. Zylkene and Cat music – what could be better?

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. Crocodile tapioca is like the Crocodile Dundee of Elimination diets – That’s not an elimination diet, that’s an elimination diet.

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, 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.

Time to go and listen to some Cat Music, calming, purring, meowing cat music. And then I’m going to scratch the furniture…