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Vet Talk with Royal Canin
38 minutes | 5 days ago
The Value Credentialed Veterinary Technicians Can Bring to Practice
Credentialed veterinary technicians can be some of the most valuable members of a clinic team, but it can sometimes be a thankless job. Did you know there are so many incredible opportunities for veterinary technicians to contribute to the success of a business while finding fulfillment in their roles?
24 minutes | 18 days ago
The Importance of Mentorship for Young Veterinarians
In the veterinary profession, mentorship is often a recent graduate or newly-practicing veterinarian seeking out a veterinarian with more experience to become more comfortable and confident working in their clinic setting. It is important to find the right mentor for an individual, as the impact a great mentor can span their entire career and beyond.
41 minutes | 2 months ago
Is it Okay to Feed Human Food or Homemade Diets to Cats and Dogs?
As part of our special nutrition series, this podcast explores topics of particular interest to veterinary nutritionists: When is it appropriate to feed cats and dogs human food? Is it ever okay to prepare homemade diets? Learn directly from veterinary nutritionists what role they serve in working with veterinarians and pet owners to determine appropriate feeding for each individual cat or dog.
23 minutes | 2 months ago
Why Is There a Gap in Regular Vet Care for Cats?
Americans love cats! According to a recent survey conducted by OnePoll on behalfof Royal Canin, 84% of those surveyed said their cat is important to them and therefore their health is important. So, why is there a gap in regular vet care for cats? This podcast discusses some of the reasons for this gap, the importance of preventive care, and how feline enrichment can aid in successful visits to the vet.
28 minutes | 3 months ago
Transforming Clinics to be FELINE-FOCUSED
With less than half of all cats in the United States visiting the veterinarian on a regular basis, changes need to be made to encourage this trend to shift. Getting the cats to the clinic is only part of the problem. When practices are not designed to be feline-focused, the cat and cat owner may both have negative experiences. This podcast explores some simple, and not-so-simple, changes clinics can make to be more welcoming of cats.
23 minutes | 9 months ago
The Power of Giving Back
Research shows that a business has less turnover and more productivity when they make giving back a priority. And, we have heard time and time again that consumer make decisions on who they do business with based on a company’s purpose. This podcast will address the concept of giving back specific to the veterinary industry and how it can truly make associates feel a part of something greater just by having these opportunities.
19 minutes | a year ago
Encouraging Cat Owners to Bring Their Cats to the Vet
Less than half of all cats in the US visit the veterinarian regularly. While it is difficult to transport the pet, another factor is the experience when arriving to the clinic. Hear tips and tricks for making practices more comfortable for cats and their owners, making the transporting process simpler and learn why it is so important to see more cats in your practice.
20 minutes | a year ago
The Future of the Veterinary Industry
The future of the veterinary industry begins now. Many veterinarians knew from an early age that they wanted to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. Hear personal stories from current veterinarians about their career paths, learn about current trends in veterinary medicine, and get tips on how current veterinarians and technicians can support aspiring vets/techs.
21 minutes | 2 years ago
Working with Veterinary Referral Hospitals
Referral care is becoming an increasingly common and important part of comprehensive veterinary care for pets. Thoughtful planning is crucial for everyone to have the most seamless experience. This podcast explores best practices in establishing relationships between the referral practices and general practitioners.
23 minutes | 2 years ago
Finding Happiness in Veterinary Medicine
The statistics are staggering: male veterinarians are 2.1 times and female veterinarians are 3.5 times more likely to die from suicide than members of the U.S. general population. During this podcast, veterinarians Dr. Kimberly Pope-Robinson and Dr. Laura Pletz discuss finding happiness in veterinary medicine by managing emotional wellbeing, creating a career that is sustainable, and combatting stress.
12 minutes | 2 years ago
Talking to Pet Owners about Nutritional Myths
Consumers are being inundated with current trends and taking non-expert advice on nutrition. Dr. Catherine Lenox and Dr. Lisa Weeth discuss how to help clinics overcome this challenge in order to have educated, scientific but consumer-friendly conversations with the pet owners they see.
19 minutes | 2 years ago
How to Have Uncomfortable Conversations with Pet Owners
Veterinarians Dr. Andy Roark and Dr. Megan Hill talk with moderator, Brenda Andresen, about the ways veterinarians can broach difficult topics with pet owners, including pet obesity.
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