Hi, I’m Dr. Mike McFarland, chief medical officer of Zoetis. Join me for conversations happening at the intersection of science and care. I’ll talk with leaders changing the way we think about our bond with animals and the role veterinarians play in the future of animal care and in the future of humanity.
The Global Impact of the Human Animal Bond with Dr. Bea Monteiro
18:40By exploring the evolution of the human animal bond in different countries, we can uncover valuable insights and strategies to strengthen this unique connection. Join Dr. Mike McFarland and Dr. Bea Monteiro as they delve into the human animal bond.In the second part of their conversation, Mike and Bea discuss:The inspiring evolution of the human-animal bond around the world.Critical insights into the mental health challenges facing veterinary professionals. Groundbreaking innovations in veterinary medicine, including unique pharmaceutical solutions for chronic pain.The pressing issues of accessibility and affordability of drugs for treating chronic pain in our beloved pets.Sustainability in vet practices and ways of lessening their environmental footprint.For more information on WSAVA visit https://wsava.org/And to learn more about HABRI visit https://habri.org/
Tackling Global Pain Challenges with Dr. Bea Monteiro
19:30In this episode, you will be able to:Comprehend the implications of prioritizing pain management in the veterinary field for the betterment of animal welfare.Identify the importance of establishing global care standards that cater to all veterinary professionals.Understand the challenges faced in different markets regarding regulatory and access concerns.Uncover recent innovations in pain relief therapies, ranging from new drugs to alternative treatments.Grasp the value of fostering collaboration among diverse specialists in the realm of veterinary medicine.
Shaping Veterinary Care in Thailand with Dr. Siraya Chunekamrai
30:12Dr. Siraya Chunekamrai, DVM, is the first female president of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA), a practicing equine veterinarian, and the founder of Thailand’s first equine surgery practice. She discusses the increased need for pet care in Thailand, and how she’s working to raise the standard of care in a growing market. She also talks about how the human-animal bond becomes even more important in countries where the standard of care is catching up to pet owners’ demands.
Exploring Veterinary Care for Pets in Brazil with Dr. Alexandre Merlo
28:26Dr. Alexandre Merlo, DVM, MSc, is the Zoetis (Brazil) Medical Lead for Internal Medicine and Biologicals, Global Commercial Development. During our podcast conversation, he discusses the increasing standards of veterinary care and approaches in Brazil and how that is needed to help meet the exponential growth in the country's pet ownership. He also talks about the strong influence of the human-animal bond on pet owner expectations and how innovations in pain management are leading to more opportunities for veterinary medicine in Brazil.
Pet Pain Management with John Innes and Duncan Lascelles Part Two
20:05In part two of their conversation, Dr. John Innes, an independent pet pain management consultant and former professor of small animal surgery at University of Liverpool, and Dr. Duncan Lascelles, professor in comparative and translational pain research and Management at North Carolina State University and director of the Comparative Pain Research and Education Center (CPREC), continue to explore pet pain management. The two experts go further into detail about some of the latest innovations happening in the field, especially as it pertains to felines.
Pet Pain Management with John Innes and Duncan Lascelles
22:05The first in a two-part series about pet pain management, we welcome two of the foremost experts on the topic. Dr. John Innes, BVSc, PhD, CdrtVR, DSAS (orth) FRCVS, is an advocate and consultant for pain management in pets, having recently retired as Chief Veterinary Officer with CVS Group. Dr. Duncan Lascelles, BSc, BVSc, PhD, FRCVS, CertVA, DSAS (ST), DECVS, DACVS, is a professor in Small Animal Surgery and Pain Management at North Carolina State University and director of the Comparative Pain Research and Education Centre (CPREC). Together, they share their extensive knowledge in pet pain management, including monoclonal antibodies, and how to deal with clients when they bring in a hurting pet.
The Evolution of Veterinary Medicine with Dr. Eleanor Green Part Two
18:37Dr. Eleanor Green, renowned veterinarian and former dean at Texas A&M Collegeof Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, returns to discuss adaptability in veterinary care andhow to better evolve in an increasingly digital era. Dr. Green talks about the hurdles veterinarians havefaced in the last few years alone surrounding mental wellness, a need for more digital resources andhow to remain flexible as the industry shifts.
The Evolution of Veterinary Medicine with Dr. Eleanor Green
24:20Dr. Eleanor Green is a trailblazing veterinarian, former dean at Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, and an advocate for shaping a brighter future for the industry through improved gender and racial diversity. This week, she reflects on her experience as a female veterinary student in the 1970s, the cultural shifts she’s seen since, and key challenges impacting veterinary professionals today, including the ability to adapt to the ever-changing landscape of animal care and building resiliency in the face of adversity.
Dr. Maggie O'Haire - Human-Animal Bond Research
36:36Dr. Maggie O'Haire is an Associate Professor of Human-Animal Interaction in the Center for the Human-Animal Bond at Purdue University. In her role she studies the ways that humans with animals and puts science evidence-based data behind those interactions and how they impact the humans and the animals. You can find out more about the Organization for Human-Animal Interaction Research and Education at humananimalinteraction.orgYou can register for that free Virtual Centers for the Human-Animal Bond Conference being held on November 4th, 2021 at chabconference.com
Steve Feldman - HABRI
27:20Steve Feldman is President of the Human-Animal Bond Research Institute and an advocate in the areas of wildlife conservation, animal welfare, healthcare and education. This week we discuss the important work HABRI is doing to better understand the human-animal bond, the expanding research topics it’s covering and its impact on both policy and clinicians. Learn more about The Human-Animal Bond Research Institute at https://habri.org/ Follow Steve Feldman on Twitter at https://twitter.com/stevefeldman Watch The Pet Effect commercials at https://habri.org/the-pet-effect/