That Vet Life

That Vet Life

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Integrative discussions with the people that Inspire, Encourage and Challenge the Veterinary Profession. Hosted by vet student, Moriah.


30 - Gratitude and Attitude, with Katie Ford
Feb 17 • 43 min
In this week’s episode I chat with veterinarian, speaker and coach, Katie Ford BVSc CertAVP(SAM) about one of the most powerful influences on our mindset. Gratitude. Listen along as Katie shares how her own story of struggle helped to shape her current…
Scrubbed In - It’s Time to say Goodbye
Feb 10 • 27 min
It’s been one heck of a year y’all. Thanks for coming along for the ride. This is our last episode of Scrubbed In, but it’s not the end of the podcast. I have some plans in the making and you won’t want to miss out. In the meantime, keep you eyes out for…
Scrubbed In - You Asked We Answered
Feb 3 • 41 min
Thank you to everyone who submitted their questions for this week’s Q&A. Dani and I had a grand time recording this episode and we hope you enjoy! . Next week will be the FINAL episode of Scrubbed In. Though it’s certainly not the end of the podcast. So…
Scrubbed In - It’s the Final Countdown
Jan 28 • 27 min
Little did we know that five hours after recording this episode NAVLE results would be posted. And then less than 24 hours after that our final exam results were posted. Talk about a double whammy. But as all of this happened after recording you get to…
29 - Defining Sustainability, with Jaky Wilson
Jan 20 • 37 min
Jaky Wilson is a third year vet student at Western University of Health Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine. While She aspires to become a marine veterinarian, there is another area of medicine she is equally passionate about. After starting her…
Scrubbed In - Should you Care what they think?
Jan 12 • 31 min
It’s been a hot minute. But now that exams are over and Dani and I are in the same time zone, recording episodes should be more regular…. In theory. . In this episode we get you Scrubbed In to what’s been happening these past few weeks and talk about all…
Scrubbed In - We’re getting jobs
Dec 26, 2019 • 40 min
When you start your vet school career, everything has been leading up to actually getting into vet school. This means, the idea of graduating and actually WORKING as a licensed veterinarian feels so far away. So when you do reach your final year in vet…
28 - Understanding Emotional Intelligence, with Dr. Lauren Smith
Dec 9, 2019 • 47 min
Emotional Intelligence; 2 words that have been receiving quite a bit of attention on social media and the veterinary world. But what does it mean within the profession? In this episode, I chat with Dr. Lauren Smith about how we can learn to develop our…
Scrubbed In - We took the NAVLE
Dec 2, 2019 • 35 min
Hey y’all. It’s been a minute! . We’ve been gone from the podcast sphere for quite a while. But it’s all been because of the beast of an exam known as the NAVLE (North American Veterinary Licensing Exam). Pretty much every waking hour for the past 4-6…
Scrubbed In - Is this the Final episode?
Oct 14, 2019 • 47 min
Well Friends. We’ve reached the final countdown…. to the NAVLE that is. . There are only a few short weeks left in Core Rotations, which means the NAVLE is creeping closer with each day. As such Dani and I will be taking a bit of a break from the podcast…
Scrubbed In - Cottage Duty
Oct 7, 2019 • 48 min
Hey y’all! In this week’s episode we’re getting you Scrubbed In to what’s been happening on our Equine Rotation of Final Year. It’s a shorter rotation than our small animal blocks, but still jam packed full of experience and information. A part of our…
27 - The Truth Behind the Transition, with Dr. Alexandru Pop and Dr. Sarah Brisson
Sep 23, 2019 • 55 min
After many years of being a student, finally becoming a veterinarian is a rather abrupt transition. It is a time full of change and uncertainty as you leave behind the place you’ve known, the social and support groups you’ve built in vet school, and are…
Scrubbed In - Making Positivity Louder
Sep 16, 2019 • 49 min
In this week’s episode we get you Scrubbed In for what was our second to last week of small animal rotations as I, (Mo) worked in the exotics department, while Dani was in Anesthesia. In this episode you’ll hear how Dani and I have differing opinions and…
Scrubbed In - A General Introduction to General Practice
Sep 9, 2019 • 62 min
Time to Scrub In! . In this week’s episode, Dani and I are continuing with our theme of core rotations by talking about our experiences from this past week in General Practice. While Dani was in the Vet School, I found myself at an external practice that…
Scrubbed In - We took a Personality Test
Sep 2, 2019 • 63 min
On this week’s episode, Dani and I are getting you Scrubbed In to how our first week of General Practice went. This is now our third block of core rotations and we can’e believe how fast the previous two have gone as we begin the countdown to when we will…
26 - The Magic of Veterinary Medicine, with Dr. Michael W. Miller
Aug 26, 2019 • 51 min
Known as the Harry Potter Vet, Dr. Michael W. Miller is the original veterinary wizard. A positive force in the veterinary community, Michael tells his story through writing, but in a vet unique way. He artfully connects with his audience by approaching…
Scrubbed In - Thoughts On Autonomy
Aug 19, 2019 • 37 min
And we’re back! Actually, we never went anywhere, but we are back recording together. Today we are getting you Scrubbed In as Dani and I venture further into our final year rotations at the Royal (dick) School of Veterinary Studies. This week, listen…
Scrubbed In - Dani’s South African Adventure
Aug 13, 2019 • 41 min
Hey everyone!! Dani @adventurous.vet here this week, all alone, giving you the low down on my recent travel to South Africa. Have you ever thought about being a wildlife veterinarian? Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work on the “Big Five” of…
Scrubbed In - Prepping For Rotations 101
Aug 5, 2019 • 44 min
This week, Dani and I are getting you Scrubbed In to our last 2 weeks of our Companion Animal Surgical Rotation! As each week is a whistle stop tour of each service in the hospital, we don’t always get to see the full scope of what happens. This means we…
25 - Mentoring the next generation, with Dr. Tannetje Crocker
Jul 22, 2019 • 44 min
Today on the show I am excited to share the mic with Dr. Tannetje Crocker @dr.tannetje.crocker to chat about the hot topic of Mentorship! . Dr. Crocker is an equine turned small animal vet and speaker who is a positive proponent for mentorship in the…
Scrubbed In - Starting Your Vet School Podcast
Jul 8, 2019 • 22 min
Today on Scrubbed In we are taking Q+A to a whole new level. That’s because I recently received a lovely voice message from a listener and I wanted to take today’s episode to provide an answer. In this voice message we were asked to provide some feedback…
Scrubbed In - Questions + Answers
Jun 25, 2019 • 48 min
You asked. We’ve answered. On today’s episode we are answering YOUR questions! From exams and rotations, to wellness and license to practice, we covered quite a large area. Thank you to everyone who submitted questions. Sad you didn’t get to ask a…
Scrubbed In - Don’t Press the RED Button
Jun 17, 2019 • 38 min
In today’s episode we’re getting you Scrubbed In to what our first 2 weeks of final year have been like. Both Dani and I have been on our Small Animal Surgery Rotation and have begun to understand what it means to be final year vet students. Though it is…
24 - Becoming a Veterinary Adventurer, with Dr. Campbell Costello
Jun 11, 2019 • 68 min
Occam’s Razor is a principle, that in it’s most basic form states, ‘the simplest solution is usually the best.’ This is the leading principle behind Occam’s Vet Division, the new initiative led by Dr. Campbell Costello @dr_cozy. Through this program Dr.…
Scrubbed In - It Finally Happened!
Jun 4, 2019 • 24 min
Well my friends, the countdown has finally reached zero! Dani and I are officially Final Years and we couldn’t be more excited! You’ve been on the journey with us through our last semester of lectures and final year prep and are looking forward to sharing…
Scrubbed In - Running the Vet School Marathon
May 29, 2019 • 26 min
“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” This past weekend I (Mo) ran in the Edinburgh half-marathon. It was cold, rainy and windy, but it was Oh so FUN! Throughout the training and racing process I couldn’t help but be…
Scrubbed In - Making Our Own Decisions
May 20, 2019 • 40 min
The countdown to final year continues in this week’s episode of Scrubbed In. With only a week and a bit left until we don the title of final year students, Dani and I are starting to face new challenges, like preparing for the NAVLE, financial…
23 -What is MediVet, with Dr. Rob Tulloch
May 6, 2019 • 51 min
Graduating from Vet School is a huge milestone that vet student looks forward to. But what happens after that? The wonderful reality of vet school, is that you get to work in the profession after you graduate. But what sort of opportunities are available…
Scrubbed In - We’re Getting Goats
Apr 29, 2019 • 39 min
We have a jam packed episode for you this week. If you are here to listen to Dani and I rant about our lives in vet school, awesome! If you are here to learn how you can enter the GIVEAWAY I announced on Instagram, equally awesome! You can find the…
Scrubbed In - Guess Who’s Back
Apr 23, 2019 • 33 min
Guess who’s back. Back again, Scrubbed In’s back, Tell your friends. It’s been a whole four weeks since Dani and I have been in the same country, let alone the same city. As such we had a lot to catch up on about where we’ve been and what we did this past…
Scrubbed In - We wore Onesies to School
Apr 8, 2019 • 37 min
It is exactly as the title says. In this week’s episode we’re going a smidge back in time, to when our class celebrated the last day of didactic lectures!! It’s no illusion that the first two years of vet school can be absolutely rough. But let us tell…
22 - Becoming the Business Vet, with Dr. Karen Bolten
Apr 1, 2019 • 64 min
In today’s episode I am very excited to introduce Dr. Karen Bolten. On social media, Karen is better known as @thebusinessvet where she shares valuable knowledge about business and social media marketing. But how and why did this equine vet make a…
Scrubbed In - The One about Sheep
Mar 25, 2019 • 50 min
It’s the Spring time here in the UK, which can only mean one thing! If you are a vet student in the UK, you know spring time = sheep time. Right now the hills are dotted with sheep and their new born lambs, and it looks as if it was right out of a James…
Scrubbed In - Welcome to Scotland
Mar 19, 2019 • 38 min
Ever wanted to travel to Scotland or other parts of the UK? In today’s episode, Dani and I are putting our last three years of studying in Edinburgh to use and sharing our favorite parts of living here. Now that we no longer consider ourselves tourists we…
Scrubbed In - E-M-What? The Dos and Don’ts of Clinical EMS
Mar 11, 2019 • 52 min
What is EMS????? It stands for Extra-Mural Studies. But what does that even mean? As you’ll here, there are some differences between US and UK schools when it comes to seeing practice and what’s expected of students in those situations. In today’s episode…
21 - Journey to the last Reindeer Riders, with Dr. Tracy Kelly
Mar 7, 2019 • 59 min
Dr. Tracy Kelly is a veterinarian who embodies the spirit of adventure. From endurance riding to being an equine vet and now reindeer riding, this adventurous vet has many an exciting story to tell. In today’s episode Tracy takes us along on her journey…
Scrubbed In - A Social Dilemma
Feb 25, 2019 • 43 min
In today’s episode we’re doing a deep dive into social media and answering the question, is social media for you? Within the last 5 years social media has seen a surge of use within veterinary medicine. For vet students this opened up the doors and…
Scrubbed In - Penguin Theory
Feb 18, 2019 • 37 min
In this week’s episode of Scrubbed In, we talk about learning styles and the not-so-well-known Penguin Theory of learning. Haven’t heard of it? Well….It’s not exactly a real thing, but we’re just going to go with it because we think it perfectly describes…
Scrubbed In - Welcome to the Journey
Feb 11, 2019 • 42 min
Here’s something new for y’all. Introducing, Scrubbed In!! In this weekly series, Mo (host of That Vet Life) and her friend and classmate Dani will take you along on their journey as they embark on their final year of vet school a.k.a clinical rotations.…
20 - How to approach Jobs, Interviews and Failures, with Dr. John Arnold from Podcast A Vet
Feb 1, 2019 • 48 min
A veterinarian in Fort Collins, Colorado, Dr. John Arnold is a huge supporter of the new generation of veterinarians and finding ways of supporting the profession in general. It was from this that he developed Podcast a Vet, to provide a platform for…
19 - Telehealth, Telemedicine and Triage, with John Dillon the Founder and CEO of Guardian Vets
Jan 17, 2019 • 27 min
Telehealth, Telemedicine, Triage and VCPR. These topics have created a fair amount of controversy and confusion within the veterinary profession, but they don’t have to. In today’s episode I chat with John Dillon, the Founder and CEO of Guardian Vets, an…
18 - Chasing the Kentucky Dream, with Dr. Jeremy Shaba
Jan 3, 2019 • 30 min
As a pre-vet I had the opportunity to intern at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Lexington Kentucky as a veterinary assistant. While I was there I met Dr. Jeremy Shaba. At the time Jeremy had recently graduated vet school and was half-way through his…
17 - Vetting the world’s toughest horse race, with Dr. Georgina Johnston
Dec 20, 2018 • 47 min
It’s been called the worlds toughest horse race. At 1000km, the Mongol Derby is not for the faint at heart. Thankfully there are adventure seekers like Dr. Georgina Johnston who have not only ridden this race, but have returned to Mongolia to serve as a…
16 - How do you choose Happy, with Dr. Krispin Kannan
Dec 6, 2018 • 68 min
In today’s episode I have a chat with the ever inspiring Krispin Kannan. A large animal veterinarian in New Zealand, Krispin has a knack for sharing the subtle nuances of life that can easily be passed over in our fast paced lives, through his Instagram…
15 - Life as a Mutton Midwife, with vet student Meggy Chan
Nov 22, 2018 • 57 min
In this episode I welcome Meggy Chan, a first year vet student at University College Dublin, School of Veterinary Medicine. If you’ve been in the UK for vet school long enough you know that every first year student is required to go lambing. It can be…
14 - Evaluating Reality over Expectation, with Dr. Dave Nicol
Nov 8, 2018 • 63 min
In this episode I am joined by veterinary powerhouse Dr. Dave Nicol. Author of ‘So you’re a vet, now what,’ and creator of VetX, the professional development platform, Dr. Dave certainly has seen and heard the gambit of what veterinary students and recent…
13- Natalia Strokowska
Oct 25, 2018 • 64 min
Hey y’all and welcome to another episode of That Vet Life. What hasn’t already been said about today’s influential guest? She is better known for her Instagram presence as @vetnolimits, but Natalia Strokowska is a veterinary power to be reckoned with. Her…
12 - The Aussie Vet Life, with Two Vets Talk Pets
Oct 11, 2018 • 40 min
Once upon a time an American vet student chatted with two Australian vets about their life. One false biography, a conversation about Koala bile and a power outage later it’s safe to say today’s episode has pushed the boundaries of veterinary comedy gold.…
11 - The Podcasting Revolution, with vet student Seth Williams
Sep 27, 2018 • 61 min
With the revolution of the internet the ability to disseminate information took a giant leap forward. With this leap, came portable audio devices. Put the two together and podcasting became the obvious result. But what is podcasting, and how can we…
10 - What is Student Mentorship, with Vet Student Kristi Crow
Sep 13, 2018 • 51 min
We are all familiar with veterinary mentorship in the context of senior veterinarian and vet students. But what does it look like between students? How do we work to support the students around us? Listen along as I talk with the ever wonderful Kristi…
09 - Dr Abhishek ‘Shake’ Chatterjee
Aug 30, 2018 • 49 min
Veterinary practice and Penthouse parties. What could these two things possibly have in common. Listen along as I chat with today’s guest, Dr. Abhishek ‘Shake’ Chatterjee about his journey through vet school and how it has lead him to his exciting…
08 - Dr. Ross Henderson
Aug 16, 2018 • 57 min
As vet students we are always looking to gleam information about vet school and practice from upperclassmen and graduates. Thankfully the vets we look up to are always willing to share their insider secrets to surviving and thriving during the years of…
07- Nightwatch. The World’s first smart halter. With Jeffrey Schab
Aug 2, 2018 • 51 min
The technological advances that have been made within the sphere of animal care and veterinary medicine have revolutionized how we evaluate, diagnose and treat our veterinary patients. In the world of Equine Medicine a great deal of focus has been…
06 - The Days of James Herriot. With Dr. Cody Creelman
Jul 20, 2018 • 74 min
In this episode I am very excited to share the microphone with Dr. Cody Creelman. Known as the internet’s favorite cow vet, Cody has made his name known through his presence on social media. Through platforms such as YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat…
05 - Vet Students Guide to Social Media. With Trusten Moore
Jun 28, 2018 • 53 min
In this episode I talk with vet student, Trusten Moore. A well known name in veterinary social media, Trusten is known for his passion for emergency and critical care and the way he shares this with the world using social media. Listen along as I talk…
04 - The Vet School Imposter
Jun 26, 2018 • 9 min
No special guest this episode. Sorry y’all. Instead I present to you a short blog post I wrote during my first year of vet school. Due to the response I received when I first wrote it I felt this was the perfect time to talk about it again. Hope you enjoy.
03 - Dr. Neil Hudson
May 31, 2018 • 38 min
On campus of the Royal (dick) School of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Neil Hudson is well known for familiar use of Top Gun references, his recent accolades as a rapper, and most importantly as a mentor for vet students in all stages of their veterinary…
02 - SAVMA Symposium 2018
May 17, 2018 • 32 min
Listen along as I talk with Dr. Anna Reddish, Assistant Director for Student Initiatives of the AVMA, and vet student Steven Hanes, general manager from this years SAVMA Symposium as we answer questions like: what is SAVMA and what does it look like…
01 - The End is Just the Beginning. With (Dr.) Kim Carew
May 4, 2018 • 35 min
In this episode I talk with Kim Carew, a current final year student at the Royal (dick) School of Veterinary Studies. Though a short time compared to the coming years in practice, the four years most students spend in vet school play a pivotal role in who…
00 - That Vet Life
May 4, 2018 • 3 min
Hey y’all. Welcome to That Vet Life! In this short introductory episode I take you through what That Vet Life is and what you can expect to hear in future episodes.