S1E32 - 032 St Patricks Day Special
The Pet Factor
by James Hosek
3y ago
Episode Notes Enjoy your quarantine with a few laughs from The Pet Factor on our St. Patrick's Day Special. Find out more at https://the-pet-factor.pinecast.co This podcast is powered by Pinecast ..read more
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S1E31 - 031 Mammary Tumors in Pets
The Pet Factor
by James Hosek
3y ago
Episode Notes In this episode of The Pet Factor, we discuss mammary tumors in cats and dogs; including diagnosis, treatment and prognosis. We also discuss the best way to prevent them in your pet. In Pet Health news we talk about how the COVID-19 virus is indirectly affecting veterinary medicine and a possible case of a canine infection. Riley is our case of the week and Brittney details the practical reasons to get your cats and dogs spayed and neutered other than the obvious health reasons. Find out more at https://the-pet-factor.pinecast.co This podcast is powered by Pinecast ..read more
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S1E30 - 030 Bladder Stones in Dogs
The Pet Factor
by James Hosek
3y ago
Episode Notes In this episode of The Pet Factor, our help topic is bladder stones in dogs, the causes, how we diagnose them, and different ways they can be treated. In our Pet News segment we introduce Simparica Trio, the first all in one parasite preventative in a convenient Chewable tablet, available this April and a Ukranian inventor comes up with a way to deal with your pet’s being bored when you are away. The Pet Cube in an interactive device you control with your phone to watch, talk with and play with your pets when you’re not home. For our Case of the Week, we talk about Chance, one o ..read more
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S1E29 - 029 The Blocked Cat
The Pet Factor
by James Hosek
3y ago
Episode Notes In this episode of The Pet Factor we talk about the blocked cat, a life-threatening condition where the urinary tract becomes obstructed and emergency care is essential. We discuss the causes, symptoms and treatment. In Pet News, Purina will be launching a new cat food to reduce allergies in people and Chinese pet owners modify surgical masks to protect their cats from coronavirus; but is it necessary? Our case of the week is Valentino who presented with abscess on his face, and Brittney talks litter boxes in Tech Tips. Don’t forget to follow the podcast on your favorite podcast ..read more
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S1E28 - 028 Glaucoma in Pets
The Pet Factor
by James Hosek
3y ago
Episode Notes In this episode of the pet factor, we discuss the types and causes of glaucoma in cats and dogs, how we diagnose the condition, and treatment options available to pet parents. We start off with our Pet News segment and an update on the Super Bowl ad for Scout from Weather tech that now has inspired another donation for the University of Wisconsin Vet School. Dr. Hosek discusses a study that tries to determine if dogs get jealous. Our case of the week is Azlin, a kitty who presented with severe glaucoma and Brittney offers Tech Tips on introducing a new baby to the household pets ..read more
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S1E27 - 027 Valentine's Day Special
The Pet Factor
by James Hosek
3y ago
Episode Notes Curl up with you favorite person and pet and enjoy our favorite Valentine's Day jokes. Find out more at https://the-pet-factor.pinecast.co This podcast is powered by Pinecast ..read more
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S1E26 - 026 Congestive Heart Failure in Pets
The Pet Factor
by James Hosek
3y ago
Episode Notes This week on The Pet Factor, we talk about congestive heart failure in pets; the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. In Pet News, a North Carolina shelter offers the World’s Worst Cat for no adoption fee and gets hundreds of takers! RenalTech from Antech predicts it your cat is at risk for developing renal failure using artificial intelligence. Cash is the Case of the week and we talk about what his MDR1 gene means for him. Brittney give tips on creating a mixed household. The best ways to introduce cats and dogs to each other. Don’t forget to follow the podcast on your f ..read more
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S1E25 - 025 Hip and Elbow Dysplasia - Part 2
The Pet Factor
by James Hosek
3y ago
Episode Notes In this episode of The Pet Factor, we finish our two-part series on elbow and hip dysplasia talking about treatment options including supplements, medications, surgery and alternative therapies. In Pet News we bring you the story behind the WeatherTech Super Bowl ad featuring Scout MacNeil, a dog who beat the odds with a tumor on his heart thanks to the valiant efforts of the vets at the University of Wisconsin Veterinary School and information on how to nominate a Hero Vet or Veterinary Nurse in the Hero Vet Awards. We update progress on Margot, a past Case of the Week and in T ..read more
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S1E24 - 024 Groundhog's Day Special
The Pet Factor
by James Hosek
3y ago
Episode Notes It's Groundhog's Day! We tried to find the best groundhog's day jokes out there and threw in some others just for fun. If you're not celebrating Groundhog's Day, why not? Find out more at https://the-pet-factor.pinecast.co This podcast is powered by Pinecast ..read more
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S1E23 - 023 Hip and Elbow Dysplasia - Part 1
The Pet Factor
by James Hosek
3y ago
Episode Notes In this episode of The Pet Factor, we start a two-part series on Elbow and Hip dysplasia. We talk about what it is, which dogs are most susceptible and what signs to watch for. We also discuss the best ways to diagnose the condition. We will conclude with treatment next week. In Pet news, the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) releases their first update on guidelines for dealing with FIV and Feline Leukemia Virus in cats in over a decade discussing screening, prevention, management, and treatment. Alaska Airlines along with Guide Dogs for the Blind helps guide ..read more
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