Dogs

Veterinary Technician team leader Emily Yannarella talks to colleague and fellow Certified Veterinary Technician Darren Houser about the day-to-day responsibilities of Veterinary Technicians and nuances in technical specializations and certifications across the country. They also answer live caller questions, and share guidance for overcoming fear and providing a positive experience during check ups or while taking care of our pets at home.  Examples include high incentive rewards like smelly foods, special pheromones, alternative strategies for schedule check ups, anti anxiety medications and more.

This month on Ask the Vet Dr. Liz Foster and Vet Tech Emily Yannarella outline facts regarding transmission of COVID-19 through domestic pets. A caller asks about a finnicky cat who doesn't like her kidney-friendly diet. Our hosts also discuss COVID-19 safety protocols in veterinary clinics, and the impacts that the pandemic has had on pets, and the services they need.

Ask the Vet Explores Responsible Pet Ownership

Feb 20, 2020
Alpine Animal Hospital

Beth Broome and Dr. Melissa Gisleson recognize February as "Responsible Pet Ownership Month."

State lawmakers have been debating a bill that would limit where residents can find a new pet. KDNK’s Scott Franz has more.

Ask the Vet Ponders Alternative Therapies

Jan 16, 2020
Alpine Animal Hospital

Dr. Jen Kelley of Alpine Animal Hospital joins Beth Broome chat about alternative therapies on Ask the Vet. The recording of this broadcast was interrupted by maintenance work at the radio station.

Ask the Vet

Today on Ask the Vet, Beth Broome and Dr. Melissa Gisleson of Alpine Animal Hospital talk about pet adoption.

Ask the Vet Explores Grain Free Dog Food Concerns

Jul 18, 2019
Alpine Animal Hospital

Researchers are finding that dogs could be developing heart disease based on a grain free diet. Local veterinarians Beth Broome and Dr. Louise Marron talk about the issue.

Ask the Vet Talks Parasites

May 16, 2019
Alpine Animal Hospital

Dr. Liz Foster joins host Beth Broome to inform listeners about parasites: the myths and latest advice.

Ask the Vet: From a Puppy to a Dog

Jan 21, 2019
Ask the Vet

On this month's edition of Ask the Vet, Beth talks to Dr. Liz Foster about the best ways to make sure your new puppy grows into a healthy, happy dog. Ask the Vet airs on the third Thursday of each month. Local veterinarians discuss timely topics important to the health of dogs, cats and horses. Subjects range from preventive care to treatment and behavior. Hear archived episodes here.

Ask the Vet Shares Canine Behavior Advice

Oct 18, 2018
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Certified canine behavior consultant Beth Broome shares her knowledge on properly training dogs.

On today's show host Mary and Beth talk about training puppies and adult dogs with anxiety and fear-free vet visits.