Dr. Kat Gone to the Dogs on Pet Life Radio (PetLifeRadio.com)

Dr. Kat Gone to the Dogs on Pet Life Radio (PetLifeRadio.com)

Dogs are a gift. They amaze us every day. They are loyal friends and noble protectors. We live with them, but do we really know them? Find out all kinds of interesting things about dogs and how to keep them happy and healthy. We will explore dogs and the people who love them. What does science teach us about dogs? What questions have you always wanted to ask your vet? We examine all things canine and help dog lovers learn new and interesting dog things. We talk with new and exciting people and the common thread is always a love of dogs. For dogs’ sake, let’s have some terrier-ific fun together on this radio show/ podcast!

Episodes

September 28, 2022 21 mins
I love to share with my listeners things that they may not know but could benefit from. Today, I speak with Dr. Jessica Vogelsang who is the chief medical officer of AAHA about what they do and why we, as pet lovers, should care. Did you know that there isn't an enforced standard of care in veterinary hospitals like there is for human hospitals? So how do you know if the care that is provided there complies with the latest medical ...
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Today's guest is a fun one, Leigh D'Angelo, CEO and co-founder of animal lovers dating apps shares with all we need to know to find love with Dig, dog lovers special features that allow you to find a special someone who shares your love for fur friends. Find out why these apps are the best place to live happily FURever after!app and Tabby, the cat lovers app. Find out how to get the app and all the special features that allow you...
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Have you ever needed a pet sitter? It's a little scary to have someone else care for your fur baby. I get to chat with Collin Funkhouser, pet-sitting expert about the state of pet sitting industry and what you need to know to find a great pet sitter

What is reasonable to expect a pet sitter to do? What should their credentials be? Collin explains all of this and so much more in this fun and informative episode!

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Dr. Chad Dodd tells us some secrets about helping pets age gracefully. Dr. Dodd has dedicated his life to extending life and quality of life for pets. We talk about the science of aging and what we know to manage the issues that develop as pets age.

EPISODE NOTES: Growing Old Gracefully: The Truth About Pet Aging
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Today I get to talk to Chris Koski about National Dog Day and why it's ‘a thing’, and she shares with us information about a promising new product to help keep dogs' dental health top notch. You will learn about some common sense tips to keep dogs happy and healthy, but also you may be inspired to try this new product that could be an easy and safe way to help.

EPISODE NOTES: National Dog Day! Ways to Celebrate With Grrrr-E...
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Dr. Sally Foote, veterinary behaviorist, joins me today and tells her tips for making this difficult time fun time with your pets. Don't you want ways to have fun with your pets while you are bored? Are there better ways to do this? Dr. Foote talks about DIY games that you can do to entertain pets while you are teleconferencing and things that kids can do to engage pets and keep everyone safe and happy. I bet you haven't thought ...
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All dog owners should know how to respond in the event of an illness or injury. You are your pet's first responder and how you react to a situation until you can get to the veterinarian can be critical. We spend some time with Arden Moore who is a master certified pet first aid and CPR specialist to find out her advice. What should you have on hand to prepare on the case of an injury or illness in your pet? What do you need to kn...
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I was invited to join the VetCandy podcast, In Other News. Ever wonder what vets talk about behind the scenes? This is a podcast for veterinary professionals, but it has value for pet owners too. Check it out. It was really fun!

EPISODE NOTES: Sneak Peak Adventure
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Do you know why your physician cannot do surgery on your pet? Would you even want them to? We have some breaking news about a group that enlisted human physicians to perform surgeries on pets and some of the consequence and backlash. We use this headline to open a conversation with Dr. Courtney Campbell, board certified veterinary surgeon, about why this might not be a good idea and how to find alternatives.

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Stephanie Richardson is animal lover and entrepreneur. She is the co-founder of The Moxie Maids in Atlanta, GA and she is willing to share her tips to keep your home safe, fresh smelling, and clean for you and your dog. There are special issues that a dog lover understands and Stephanie has some ideas about how to make cleaning easy on you and your dog. From how to choose the surfaces in your home to ways to find hidden sources ...
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Do you see pet care info online and social media? Do you believe what you read? After a while, if you see something enough, your brain starts to accept it as fact, but what if it isn’t and could hurt your dog? Don’t you owe it to them to find out how to tell?

Today’s episode features Eric Garcia, founder of Simply Done Tech Solutions (and internet guru) as we talk about how to be smart about what you learn online. Not only is...
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Why do you care if your pet has fleas? Find out from Andrew Woods, senior veterinary student. What are the secrets about a flea life cycle that you should know to help get rid of them? You might be surprised. What diseases come from fleas? Fleas are certainly a source of some of the most common complaints treated in veterinary hospitals all over the country. Find out the information that you need to be well armed in the battle aga...
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Cancer is a scary word, but may not be as scary as you think for your dog. Today’s guest is the amazing Dr. Sue Ettinger, veterinary oncologist. The more you know about cancer, the more empowered you feel when thinking about protecting your pets.

Dr. Sue explains what cancer is and what pet lovers can do to help their pets live longer and better lives. She tells us what we need to watch for and when to talk to your veterinarian....
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Did you know that there is a personality test for dogs? Many people have been personality tested in their jobs and we can learn a lot about ourselves from these tests, but now there is a test for dogs called CBARQ, the canine behavior assessment questionnaire. We talk with Dr. James Serpell, the designer of the test to find out more. The CBARQ database at the University of Pennsylvania now contains detailed behavioral evaluations...
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Heard the hype about feeding your dog a raw diet? The virtues of feeding your dog a more natural raw diet are extolled on the internet and in the headlines, but what is the real truth? There are pros and cons. Find out what science says so that you can weigh out what is right for you and your fur-friend. Dr. Joe Bartges, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, DACVN joins us on this episode to look at the facts surrounding going raw. Keep your pet and ...
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You think that your home is the safest place for your dog, right? There ARE dangers in your home and you need to know what they are.

We talk with Dr. Tom Day who is a specialist in Emergency and Critical care for pets. He shares which are the most common household reasons he sees dogs in his ER practice. These emergencies are preventable with a little forethought, but how can you plan if you don’t know? From medications to plants...
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Everyone that loves a pet knows that the day will come to say goodbye and sometimes, the choice will fall to you. How can you decide? When is too soon? When is too late? We wish we could ask them. On today’s episode, we talk with Dr. Cherie Buisson who is a hospice veterinarian. She shares with us her experience and expertise to help us all make the best choices for our fur-ever friends. Our dogs actually do communicate with us, ...
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There is a company who mission is to help dogs and the people who love them and guess what? It works! They are successful and responsible. It can be done. We talk to Marshall Morris, COO of iheartdogs, about how he got where he is and why he and his entire company are driven by a philanthropic mission. You are going to buy dog gear and gifts. Why not do it in a way that is socially responsible and gives back? Find out what led the ...
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Dogs depend on their skeletons to carry them through their days and their lives. Being able to move, free from pain, is critical to a good quality of life. In this show, we talk with Dr. David Dycus, DVM, MS, CCRP, DACVS. Dr. Dycus is a small animal orthopedic surgeon and an expert in bones and joints for our pets.

What is most common cause of limping in a dog? How do you know when to seek veterinary help? Is there anything you c...
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How do you know when your dog has a true emergency? How can you know which signs can wait for your regular vet to be open or need to be seen at 3 am at the animal ER? Every dog owner needs to listen to this podcast. It might be the difference between life and death and could save you hundreds of dollars too!

Join me with Dr. Chris Byers, critical care DVM, as we discuss the most common presentations he sees in his ER and what sig...
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