Episode #26: Interview with Veterinarian Extraordinaire: Claudia March 31, 2021
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- "Singaporean fruit bat monkey dogs"
- "They did quite well once they started getting oxygen."
- Tilting the dog is a diagnostic technique
- "Do I look smart to you?"
- "The beatnik sophisticate"
- Claudia questions James's podcasting technique
- Writing the medical record is challenging, but rewarding
- Claudia wanted to be a mechanic
- Airbag vests for horse riding, but not for motorcycles because, fashion
- Lithium Grey
- Bicycle helmets are for suckers
- "Well when I was in China..."
- Doing research on Asiatic Black Bears (Moon Bears) for Animals Asia
- James and Claudia conspire to kill all those awful humans
- Video taping bears for stereotypic behavior
- Quid Pro Quo - I'll give you veterinary advice if you give me your professional advice for free too
- Claudia was raised in an animal hospital barking at dogs
- Veterinary medicine is way more efficient than slow human medicine
- James would rather go to a veterinarian than a 'human' doctor
- Advice for people looking to be a vet - spend time doing it
- Good vets know how to do a physical exam (but they don't teach that in school)
- Horses are cool and Claudia loves them
- Dogs think they run the house, but who has the credit card?
- Damn Yankees
- What is with Ben Affleck? How can you like him?
- Anal Sacculectomy - made Claudia nervous, but her mentor made it easy
- Alameda East - E-Vets
- "No, I'd LOVE to hear about you!"
- Claudia's film career
- Be your best on set, or you won't be asked back
- Interdisciplinary teams
- Best case: physical exam - X-ray - bloodwork = lymphocytic leukemia. Diagnosis in less than 24 hours
- X-rays are magic, almost as good as ultrasound
- Some of the smartest people don't test well
- Advice for pet owners - create a budget for your pet! Vaccines, preventative care, and micro chip
- Claudia standing on her head in class because she didn't read the directions
- Patrick Stewart's Ice Bucket Challenge
- Don't misgender the animal
- Claudia gives the worst answer ever