Episode Archive

34 episodes of Introvets since the first episode, which aired on May 18th, 2020.

  • Episode 11: Respectable Mass

    September 23rd, 2020  |  54 mins 11 secs
    anxiety, cat, dvm, feline, hyperthyroidism, introvert, introvets, neoplasia, vet, veterinarian, veterinary, veterinary technician, weight loss

    In Episode 11, Lauren and JJ present a case from one of our veterinary technician friends. Cassie’s cat is losing weight and seems like a textbook case, but not everything is as it seems.

  • Snackisode 10: Dear IntroVets

    September 16th, 2020  |  32 mins 59 secs
    anxiety, dvm, introvert, introvets, vet, veterinarian, veterinary, veterinary technician

    In Snackisode 10, Lauren and JJ tackle a tough listener question. What do you do if you encounter a lower standard of care than you feel comfortable with?

  • Episode 10: Cluster of Shoes

    September 9th, 2020  |  51 mins 40 secs
    anxiety, dog, dvm, false pregnancy, introvert, introvets, pseudocyesis, vet, veterinarian, veterinary, veterinary technician

    Lauren and JJ work up a case with some odd non-specific symptoms.
    This episode includes an in-depth discussion of pseudocyesis in the dog.

  • Snackisode 9: Purrrsday

    September 2nd, 2020  |  50 mins 2 secs
    advice, angry clients, anxiety, difficult clients, dvm, grumpy cats, introvert, introvets, listener stories, vet, veterinarian, veterinary, veterinary technician

    Lauren and JJ read some listener mail and give advice about dealing with grumpy clients, plus the Spicy Purrito Feline Chili Pepper Rating System is explained!

  • Episode 9: Decision Fatigue Dice

    August 26th, 2020  |  1 hr 33 mins
    altruism, anxiety, compassion fatigue, decision fatigue, dvm, edge states, horizontal hostility, introvert, introvets, jennifer jones, lauren grider, laurie fonken, stress, therapist, therapy, vet, veterinarian, veterinary, veterinary technician

    The ladies welcome special guest therapist Laurie Fonken to discuss the edge states, including pathologic altruism, burnout, compassion fatigue, and more!

  • Snackisode 8: Buy a Baby Scale

    August 19th, 2020  |  43 mins 30 secs
    aafp, anxiety, dvm, feline hyperthyroidism, fundraising, guidelines, haunted house, hyperthyroidism, introvert, introvets, vet, veterinarian, veterinary, veterinary technician

    Fundraiser stories, podcast recommendations, and a review of the AAFP feline hyperthyroidism categories.

  • Episode 8: F*cktion

    August 12th, 2020  |  1 hr 21 mins
    anxiety, behavior change, dvm, hyperthyroidism, i 131, introvert, introvets, methimazole, polydipsia, polyuria, radioiodine, vet, veterinarian, veterinary, veterinary technician, weight loss

    Lauren and JJ work up weight loss and behavioral changes in a feline patient.

  • Snackisode 7: Slow Blink

    August 5th, 2020  |  33 mins 33 secs
    anxiety, dvm, fish skin graft, introvert, introvets, pair bond, pyometra, slow blink, tiktok, tripod dog, vet, veterinarian, veterinary, veterinary technician

    Storytime! Lauren and JJ read veterinary stories from listeners.

  • Episode 7: Anesthesia Mythbusters

    July 29th, 2020  |  57 mins 45 secs
    age, analgesia, anesthesia, anxiety, buprenorphine, butorphanol, dvm, introvert, introvets, mu agonist, training, vet, veterinarian, veterinary, veterinary technician

    Lauren and JJ welcome Dr. Lydia Love to the podcast to discuss common anesthesia and analgesia myths.

  • Snackisode 6: Tiny Medal

    July 22nd, 2020  |  38 mins 27 secs
    anxiety, boundaries, clinic culture, declaw, dvm, hero pets, house fire, introvert, introvets, tail docking, vet, veterinarian, veterinary, veterinary technician

    Veterinary story time! Lauren and JJ share listener stories.

  • Episode 6: Drama Bus

    July 15th, 2020  |  1 hr 22 mins
    anxiety, bullying, conflict, drama, dvm, employee conflict, introvert, introvets, issues, passive aggressive, personality types, practice management, practice manager, stress, vet, veterinarian, veterinary, veterinary technician

    Lauren and JJ sit down with Office Manager Christine Wood to discuss the management of interpersonal conflict in veterinary hospitals.

  • Snackisode 5: Cupcake Conundrum

    July 8th, 2020  |  50 mins 22 secs
    anxiety, canine parvo virus, colorado state, dvm, introvert, introvets, outpatient, parvo, parvo virus, vet, veterinarian, veterinary, veterinary technician

    In Snack-Sized Episode 5, Lauren and JJ discuss outpatient therapy options for the management of canine parvo virus.