Lauren graduated from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. She worked as an Associate Veterinarian in small animal exclusive general practice for 11 years before opening her own veterinary relief business in 2019. She has over 20 years of experience in the veterinary field, and has special interests in internal medicine, feline medicine, dentistry, and emergency medicine. She is currenlty a Masters degree candidate in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the University of North Alabama. She is passionate about advocating for mental health services for veterinarians and other medical professionals. Besides podcasting, her hobbies include competing in powerlifting at the state and national levels, dancing and gardening.
June 10th, 2020 | 32 mins 24 secs
anxiety, cockroach, consultation, crazy clients, diabetes, diabetic, dvm, feline diabetes, introvert, introvets, raven, referral, specialist, vet, veterinarian, veterinary, veterinary specialist, veterinary technician
In this snack-sized companion episode, JJ shares the story of her diabetic kitty Raven, and the ladies discuss referrals, phone-a-friend options, and a whopper of a crazy client story.
June 3rd, 2020 | 1 hr 5 mins
anxiety, blood sugar, cat, diabetes, diabetic, diabetic remission, dvm, feline, fructosamine, glucose, glucose curve, insulin, introvert, introvets, prescription diet, vet, veterinarian, veterinary, veterinary technician
In this episode, Lauren and JJ talk about really sweet kitties, human anxiety, and the importance of taking time off.
May 26th, 2020 | 30 mins 5 secs
anesthesia, anesthetic monitoring, anxiety, blood work, bloodwork, dvm, introvert, introvets, lab work, labwork, pre-anesthetic bloodwork, vet, veterinarian, veterinary, veterinary anesthesia, veterinary anesthesia. anesthesiologist, veterinary anesthesiologist, veterinary technician
A snack-sized companion piece for our pre-anesthetic labwork episode! Lauren and JJ share some comments from a veterinary anesthesiologist, discuss the importance of supportive care during anesthesia, and retell a super gross (you were warned) story from the annals of Craigslist, original author unknown. The ladies also discuss a listener question about “mandatory” socialization after work hours.
May 26th, 2020 | 57 mins 14 secs
anxiety, blood work, bloodwork, cbc, chemistry profile, complete blood count, dvm, introvert, introvets, lab work, labwork, pre-anesthetic bloodwork, vet, veterinarian, veterinary, veterinary technician, wellness, wellness care, wellness lab work
Lauren and JJ discuss the importance of pre-anesthesthetic lab work. No, really, it’s important!
May 26th, 2020 | 34 mins 6 secs
anxiety, dog parks, dvm, halloween, intestinal parasites, introvert, introvets, ivermectin, moxidectin, parvo, pinworm, red balloon, trichuris vulpis, vet, veterinarian, veterinary, veterinary technician, whipworm
A snack sized companion piece for Episode 1, with a more casual vibe.
May 26th, 2020 | 1 hr 6 mins
anxiety, dvm, febantel, fecal centrifugation, fenbendazole, intestinal parasite, introvert, introvets, milbemycin, moxidectin, trichuris vulpis, vet, veterinarian, veterinary, veterinary technician, whipworm
Lauren and JJ discuss a dog presenting with weight loss. Is the answer in the trash bag full of poo?
May 18th, 2020 | 1 min 10 secs
anxiety, chonky, humor, introverts, introvets, medication, rabies, stress, vet, veterinarian, veterinary, veterinary medicine, veterinary professionals
Introducing Introvets: A veterinary podcast by introverts with high-functioning anxiety. You'll hear real cases, presented by veterinary professionals, with a weird sense of humor. There are a few naughty words along the way. It's like having a beer with your best veterinary colleague friends, and we hope you'll join us!