Smologies #5: VETERINARY BIOLOGY with Vernard Hodges & Terrence Ferguson

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This is the shorter, cleaner, smologized version of our full length Veterinary Biology episode https://www.alieward.com/ologies/veterinarybiology

At long last: an episode dedicated to veterinary medicine! Dr. Terrence Ferguson & Dr. Vernard Hodges have been friends for nearly 30 years and have co-owned their rural Georgia veterinary clinic, Critter Fixers, for over 20 years. The two wonderful buddies talk about getting accepted into vet school, caring for spiders & camels & lizards & toads & kittens & doggos, the weirdest things they’ve extracted from animal tummies, if our pets love us back, keeping kidneys healthy, grain-free diets, what to do if your (Alie’s) dog is plumping up by a few pounds, what they wish animal owners knew, when it’s time to let go vs. keep treating a pet, the daily rollercoaster of emotions that come with vet med -- and their charming, informative new show “Critter Fixers: Country Vets” on NatGeo Wild.

FULL EPISODE AT: alieward.com/ologies/veterinarybiology

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Watch “Critter Fixers: Country Vets” on National Geographic

Their vet practice: critterfixerveterinaryhospital.com

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Sound editing by Jarrett Sleeper of MindJam Media & Steven Ray Morris

Smologies theme song by Harold Malcolm

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