The Collaborative Vet Podcast - Michael Dr.T Tokiwa

The Collaborative Vet Podcast - Michael Dr.T Tokiwa

I collaborate and converse with people from all aspects of veterinary medicine and the pet world. From K9karts to education in the latest Pet Cancer Therapies, we talk about it all. Laughing, friendly conversations with the people who love pets. List…


Life Lessons From My Heroes: Neil Peart and My Dog Holly
Apr 16 • 10 min
I lost Holly almost a year ago to this date, and Neil more recently, both succumbing to cancer. I think of both of them often and how each in their own way provided me with guidance on Life.
Tripawds - Origin Stories
Apr 15 • 8 min
We celebrate people doing good in this world. Rene Agredano and Jim Nelson didn’t know what to expect when their dog Jerry was diagnosed with cancer and faced leg amputation. 12 years ago, very little resources existed to help them through this. It…
Acknowledge your best team members!
Apr 12 • 9 min
Even before COVID19, my practice faced some pretty difficult challenges. It’s through those challenges that key, dedicated team members shine. This episode is dedicated to one such team member. Thank you Emily!!
If your pet tests positive for COVID19, are you safe?
Apr 12 • 5 min
By now, I’m sure everyone has heard about the tiger that tested positive for COVID19 at the Bronx zoo. This episode discusses (at the current time) how relevant that positive result is to you and your pets. As always, this is a continually changing…
Curbside Care - How your Veterinarian is Handling Appointments during COVID19
Apr 12 • 7 min
COVID19 has completely changed our lives, but it doesn’t have to stop your veterinarian providing healthcare to your pets. We are managing by providing what we call “curbside care”, and virtual visits. In this episode, I talk about the process of…
Taking it Day by Day - Our current approach to COVID-19 and your Pet Care
Mar 20 • 2 min
Everything is changing, but veterinary hospitals are considered (for the time being) essential. As a result, we are still open, but taking a “curbside” approach to pet care. In this episode I talk what it involves, and what options, including…
I Have Lyme Disease and Didn’t Even Know it!
Feb 20 • 6 min
By chance I decided to test myself for Lyme Disease. At the last veterinary conference while getting a Rabies titer, I decided to get tested for Lyme (assuming it would be negative). Results returned 2 weeks later and indicated that I had Lyme…
It’s Like Tinder for Pets - NAVC Retriever
Feb 20 • 9 min
I met The NAVC Retriever creator, Dr. Aubrey Kumm as I walked along the main hallway at VMX2020. It was one of those spontaneous interviews that turned out great! Aubrey created this app because he wanted to make it easier for employers, veterinarians,…