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People, Pets & Vets Podcast


People, Pets & VetsEver wondered what goes on behind the scenes in your local vet clinic? 

We here are GVA want to be as transparent as possible and so we are proud to introduce our new weekly podcast, People, Pets & Vets. Listen in and learn more about our practices and why we do what we do. Spoiler, it's because we love our jobs! Life at a Veterinary Hospital is more than just puppies and kittens, although we do see our fair share of those. Learn how current events affect us and the veterinary world, get the inside view from an owner, RVT, and staff perspective as we introduce and interview employees from all four of our clinics, and ultimately, learn more about animal health issues right from our Doctors. 

Thanks for listening! 

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Meet Your Hosts: 

Dr. Brad Miller

Dr. Brad Miller attended Texas A&M University, where he obtained his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, graduating with cum laude honors in 1991.  He is a member of the American Veterinary Medicine Association, the Georgia Veterinary Medicine Association, the American Animal Hospital Association, and the Gwinnett County Veterinary Medical Association.  Dr. Miller is the Medical Director and a founding member of Georgia Veterinary Associates (GVA), which was established in 2002. 

Angel Martin, RVT

Angel graduated from Macomb Community College's Veterinary Technology Program in 2007. After one year of working in Michigan, she decided to move back home to Georgia where she worked as a Registered Veterinary Technician for a few years. After she soon began to feel as if she was missing something in her career, so she enrolled in St. Petersburg College's and earned her Bachelor's degree in Veterinary Technology and Practice Management. She joined GVA as a Registered Veterinary Technician in 2010. She worked primarily in our Hamilton Ridge location and grew her interests within the clinics. With a great understanding of all the positions and needs of the hospitals, she is now the Operations Manager for all four locations.  


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Listen NowEpisode 85: Welcome to this week's episode of People, Pets & Vets! Join us as we introduce a new staff member and get to know more about her. Well talk about or amazing fans, our word of the week, some news stories, Thanksgiving, and of course Christmas! 

Duration: 42:59:00

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Listen NowEpisode 84: Join us with week as we talk about the Masters, Curb Side Care, some news stories, and as we send a huge thank you to one of our fans! 

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Listen NowEpisode 83: In today's episode we will talk about a lot of news stories! From the new bird flu in China to a new dog food with an interesting protein source. As well as our Word of the Week! 

Duration: 24:16:00

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Listen NowEpisode 82: Check in this week as we talk about our word of the week, our Healthy Pet, Happy Life segment where we'll talk about vaccines, some in the news and so much more!

Duration: 28:51:00

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Listen NowEpisode 81: Welcome to People, Pets & Vets! In this episode, we will talk about some college football, our word of the week, some interesting cases, and so much more! 

Duration: 34:22:00

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Listen NowEpisode 80: Welcome to episode 80 of People, Pets & Vets! Listen in as we talk about our Halloween specials, Vet Tech Week, and so much more! 

Duration: 34:22:00

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Listen NowEpisode 79: We welcome in some nice fall weather, an interesting case, some news stories and so much more! 

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Listen NowEpisode 78: This week we welcome Dr. Riess again to help explain c-sections! We welcome Angel back from her vacation, talk about our Word of the Week, and so much more! 

Duration: 31:50:00

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Listen NowEpisode 77: Join us this week on People, Pets & Vets as we talk about AI in human and animal medicine, our most successful CARE Fund case, and a possible new vaccine for Valley Fever. 

Duration: 22:06:00

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Listen NowEpisode 76: Listen in to today's episode as we talk about Labor Day, Golf, Football, Allergies and so much more. 

Duration: 31:55:00

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Listen NowEpisode 75: Welcome back to People, Pets & Vets! In today's episode listen in as we talk about COVID in our practice, NYC, our Word of the Week, CARE Fund month and so much more. 

Duration: 29:20:00

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Listen NowEpisode 74:   Welcome to this week's episode of People, Pets & Vets! Listen in as we talk about some brief news stories, elephants, Our Work of the Week, and why it is important to spay and neuter your pets in our Healthy Pet, Happy Life segment! 

Duration: 31:56:00

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Listen NowEpisode 73:  Welcome to this week's episode of People, Pets & Vets! This week we focus mostly on Healthy Pet, Happy Life! This week we talk more about Heartworm disease and how important it is to have your pet one year-round prevention. 

Duration: 28:40:00

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Listen NowEpisode 72:  Welcome to this week's episode of People, Pets & Vets. We'll start with our Word of the Week, then talk about some current news stories like Postmates and what seems like a new 'cashless' system. We'll talk about Amazon vs. Wallmart, Vet Schools, and so much more! 

Duration: 28:40:00

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Listen NowEpisode 71:  Welcome to episode 71 of People, Pets & Vets! In today's episode, we will talk more about COVID-19, Coronaviruses in general, Rabbits and so much more!

Duration: 28:40:00

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Listen NowEpisode 70:  Welcome to this week's episode of People, Pets & Vets! We'll talk about some exciting news at the Russell Ridge clinic, local COVID news, our word of the weeks and so much more! 

Duration: 30:35:00

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Listen NowEpisode 69:  Welcome to Episode 69! Listen in as we talk about what's new at GVA, COVID-19, T-shirts and so much more!

Duration: 30:24:00

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Listen NowEpisode 68:  Welcome to Episode 68 of People, Pets & Vets! We have a very special guest on today's podcast, our newest DVM, Dr. Ashley Settles! We get to know Dr. Ashley, as she likes to be called, as well as talk about the weather, COVID, and so much more!

Duration: 36:01:00

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Listen NowEpisode 67:  Welcome to today's episode of People, Pets & Vets! We will talk about our CARE Fund and the 3 kittens we were able to adopt out, as well as talk more about our other 2-year-old cat still looking for her furever home. We'll talk about the word of the week, father's day, and so much more! 

Duration: 29:40:00

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Listen NowEpisode 66:  Welcome to this week's episode of People, Pets & Vets! We will talk about an interesting case and our Word of the Week, as well as some in the news stories! 

Duration: 32:20:00

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Listen NowEpisode 65:  In today's episode, we will rehash some of our topics from earlier episodes as well as our Word of the Week! 

Duration: 33:35:00

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Listen NowEpisode 64:  In today's episode, we talk briefly about the protesting in Atlanta, our Word of the Week, Baby Belugas, COVID-19 and so much more! 

Duration: 29:30:00

 

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Listen NowEpisode 63:  Welcome to episode 63! In today's episode, we will talk a bit about the interesting surgery cases we've been seeing over the past week, as well as get our special guests' insight on how things are going! 

Duration: 30:04:00

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Listen NowEpisode 62:  Welcome to this week's episode of People, Pets & Vets! This week we will introduce a special guest and learn more about him and his goals with GVA! 

Duration: 31:32:00

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Listen NowEpisode 61:  Welcome to this week's episode of People, Pets & Vets! Today we take a break from talking about the Coronavirus and introduce you to our special guest, Ronda Martin! We'll talk about our word of the week, social distancing, and other 'in the news' stories! 

Duration: 26:44:00

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Listen NowEpisode 60:  Welcome to episode 60 of People, Pets & Vets! In today's episode, we will touch briefly on COVID-19, our 2020 GVA Photo Contest, #GVAStrong, zoom meetings and so much more! 

Duration: 34:14:00

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Listen NowEpisode 59:  Welcome to episode 59 of People, Pets & Vets! In today's episode, we will talk more about COVID-19, Georgia starting to re-open, puppies, and so much more! 

Duration: 32:55:00

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Listen NowEpisode 58:  In this episode of People, Pets, & Vets, we will talk more about our word, or prefix of the week, 'Tele'! We'll also recap last weeks episode and talk more about the COVID-9 situation in Georgia! 

Duration: 31:52:00

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Listen NowEpisode 57:  Happy Easter from everyone at GVA! We are excited to bring you this special Easter episode as we talk about COVID-our happenings in the clinics and so much more. 

Duration: 35:01:00

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Listen NowEpisode 56:  Listen in as we talk about Rats, COVID-19, Video and our #GVAStrong initiative and so much more!

Duration: 31:41:00

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Listen NowEpisode 55:  Welcome to episode 55 of People, Pets & Vets! Today we will talk about the healing powers of Honey, COVID-19, our I C.A.R.E core values and so much more. 

Duration: 39:26:00

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Listen NowEpisode 54:  Welcome to episode 54 of People, Pets & Vets! In today's episode, we will talk more about what we at GVA are doing to help stop the spread of the Novel Coronavirus! 

Duration: 28:41:00

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Listen NowEpisode 53:  Listen in this week as we get to know GVA's other co-owner, Dr. Mike Wanchick! We'll talk about the word of the week, bad pet drawings to raise money for the GVA CARE Fund and more! 

Duration: 32:30:00

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Listen NowEpisode 52:  Listen in this week as we get to know GVA's other co-owner, Dr. Mike Wanchick! We'll talk about the word of the week, bad pet drawings to raise money for the GVA CARE Fund and more! 

Duration: 38:40:00

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Listen NowEpisode 51: Welcome to episode 51 of People, Pets & Vets! In today's episode, we'll talk about the Word of the Week, Denver's Pit Bull ban, the Black Coyote in GA, and so much more! 

Duration: 28:07:00

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Listen NowEpisode 50: In today's episode, we will talk about Valentine's Day, our Word of The Week, some interesting cases, and more in the news!

Duration: 28:07:00

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Listen NowEpisode 49: Welcome to People, Pets & Vets! In today's episode we will talk about the snow in Georgia, our interesting case of the week, the Coronavirus, and so much more!

Duration: 28:33:00

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Listen NowEpisode 48: Check out today's episode of People, Pets & Vets with Dr. Brad Miller and Angel Martin, RVT as we talk about the Coronavirus, Dental Month, Cat Declawing, and so much more!

Duration: 29:32:00

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Listen NowEpisode 47:  In today's episode, we'll talk about some non-veterinary things like the death of Mr. Peanut, some weird English grammar rules and pronunciation, as well as Pangolins, Iguanas, and Puppies!

Duration: 33:35:00

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Listen NowEpisode 46: In today's episode we will talk about the mysterious green puppy, our word of the week, selling cat hair and so much more!

Duration: 27:29:00

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Listen NowEpisode 45: In today's episode, we will talk about the word of the week, the bushfires in Australia, how you can help, and so much more!

Duration: 28:40:00

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Listen NowEpisode 44: Happy 2020 everyone! In this year's first episode, we will talk about our word of the week, Mexicos drop of required health documents for tourists traveling with their pet, Puffins, and so much more!

Duration: 28:20:00

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Listen NowEpisode 43: Welcome to this week's episode of People, Pets & Vets! Today we will talk about New Year's Eve and some of our traditions, the word of the week, breed restrictions, and so much more! 

Duration: 21:42:00

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Listen NowEpisode 42: Listen in as we talk about our interesting case of the day and the difference between low-cost vaccine clinics and full blow veterinary hospitals. 

Duration: 29:48:00

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Listen NowEpisode 41:  Listen in this week as we talk about some interesting in the news as well as Ring Worm! 

Duration: 25:55:00

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Listen NowEpisode 40:  Welcome to Episode 40 of People, Pets & Vets! This week we will talk a bit about some new equipment we purchased for our clinics, dental disease, we'll have a word of the week and so much more! 

Duration: 25:55:00

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Listen NowEpisode 39:  Welcome to Episode 39 of People, Pets & Vets! In today's episode, we have a very special guest! Jenna Stegin has been with GVA for almost 10 years and is our Client Care Manager. We'll get to know more about her Passion, GARD, as well as talk a bit about tick-borne disease and so much more! 

Duration: 35:30:00

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Listen NowEpisode 38:  In today's episode, we will talk a bit about Thanksgiving, the infamous pig ears, Giant Pandas, and Dr. Miller's prediction for the UGA and Texas A&M game! 

Duration: 35:30:00

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Listen NowEpisode 37:  Welcome to Episode 37 of People, Pets & Vets! In today's episode, we'll talk a bit about how we try and efficiently run our practice by utilizing our RVTs and Veterinarians in a different way than most 'corporate' clinics, the pig ear debate, salt lamps, Thanksgiving Hazards and so much more!

Duration: 30:22:00

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Listen NowEpisode 36:  Listen in as we get to know Heather Fischer, RVT in our newest episode. We'll talk about telehealth for pets, our loyalty program and so much more! 

Duration: 51:09:00

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Listen NowEpisode 35:  Welcome to our next episode on our new release date! From now on we will be releasing a new episode of People, Pets and Vets, on Mondays! Listen in as we talk about the Fall weather we have been getting, Angel's trip to Nashville, rescue dogs, and so much more! 

Duration: 28:45:00

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Listen NowEpisode 34:  Welcome to this week's episode of People, Pets & Vets! Listen in as we talk a bit about Nashville, Face ID for pets, and so much more! 

Duration: 31:45:00

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Listen NowEpisode 33:  Welcome to episode 33 of People, Pets and Vets! Today well talk about National Vet Tech Week and all our amazing staff here as well as bosses day, the Hero Vet Awards and so much more!

Duration: 29:00:00

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Listen NowEpisode 32:  Listen in as we talk about Angel's experience in Beverly Hills, CA at the American Humane Vet Awards where she won the 2019 Hero Veterinary Nurse Award!  

Duration: 29:14:00

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Listen NowEpisode 31:  Welcome to his week's episode of People, Pets & Vets! Join us in welcoming Dr. Kim Connor on today's episode! Finally! We will get to know more about Dr. Connor and so much more! 

Duration: 46:23:00

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Listen NowEpisode 30:  Welcome to his week's episode of People, Pets & Vets! Join us in welcoming back Anna Chanslor as this weeks guest as we talk about more in the news and current events!

Duration: 46:23:00

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Listen NowEpisode 29:  Welcome to episode 29! Today we are broadcasting from Indianapolis at the American American Hospital's Connexity conference. We have a special guest as well, Dr. Heather Loenser.

Duration: 22:44:00

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Listen NowEpisode 27:  Join us this week as we talk about more in the news in the veterinary industry. We'll go into detail about a number of Zoonotic diseases such as Typhus, Lyme, and West Nile as well as talk about the new One Health Initiative to educated Doctors, Veterinarian, human patients, and Pet owners on other Zoonotic diseases. An Incest based pet food diet and so much more!

Duration: 36:22:00

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Listen NowEpisode 26:  Join us this week as we get to know one of our Veterinary Technicians, Heather Brown! We'll also talk a little bit about the new Pawdicure, hurricane Dorian, and so much more!

Duration: 35:42:00

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Listen NowEpisode 25:  Join us this week as we get to know one of our RVTs, Jaritza Catalan! We'll talk about the GVA scholarship, which Jaritza was the 1st ever winner of, take your cat to the vet day, what in the world a Kinkajou is, and so much more! 

Duration: 48:59:00

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Listen NowEpisode 24:  Today we'll get to know one of our Veterinary Technicians, Jennifer Collins, we'll also talk about the recent Blue-Green Algae scare, and how dangerous heat stroke actually is. Listen in for the 'secret' sound this week and make sure to follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest!

Duration: 44:54:00

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Listen NowEpisode 23: Listen in as we are joined by Dr. Merryl Reiss, one of our newer doctors at GVA. We'll get to know her a bit more as well as talk about our in-clinic diagnostic tests, Delaware's new 'No Kill Nation' pact, and so much more! 

Duration: 38:12:00

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Listen NowEpisode 22: Listen in as we talk about Tesla's dog mode and pet monitors and cameras, as well as the latest pet related re-call. We will also introduce you to our next mystery sound and let you know what last week's mystery sound was!

Duration: 54:46:00

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Listen NowEpisode 21: Listen in as we introduce Dr. Danielle Hines and talk more about her area of expertise, Acupuncture. We'll go in detail about what cases may be a good fit for the treatment as well as get to know Dr. Hines a bit more. 

Duration: 52:44:00

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Listen NowEpisode 20: Listen in as Dr. Brad Miller and Angel Martin, RVT talk about the newest vet school at Texas Tech. We'll also share an inside perspective on the newest cat de-claw law in New York as well as some animal-related crimes. 

Duration: 49:44:00

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Listen NowEpisode 19: Join us as we welcome back Dr. Miller from his European Vacation. We'll talk more about his trip, share some GVA news as well as some industry news. We'll talk about Distemper and Toxoplasmosis and our newest form of Heartworm prevention! 

Duration: 52:48:00

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Listen NowEpisode 18: Join Angel Martin as she takes on this week's broadcast as Dr. Miller is in the UK with his family. We'll talk about the 4th of July, recovery options for your pet after surgery, the new FDA study that found a link between Heart Disease and some grain-free diets, some cat myths, 

Hang on until the end for a special, international message from Dr. Miller about his family vacation! 

Duration: 44:48:00

People, Pets & Vets: Episode 17

Listen NowEpisode 17: Join us as we broadcast at Destin, FL from Emerald Coast Veterinary Conference! We'll get to know Dr. Miller a bit more with the 'This or That' game. He'll let us know why he prefers a spay over a neuter, and if he is a cat or a dog person and so much more! 

Duration: 44:48:00

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Listen NowEpisode 16: Join us this week as we get to know our co-host Angel Martin with a short game of this or that, we'll talk about what it means to be AAHA accredited, our CARE Fund, some veterinary news, how hard it is to date but how pets can make it easier, and so much more! 

Duration: 1:02:45:00

People, Pets & Vets: Episode 15

Listen NowEpisode 15: Listen in as we introduce one of our amazing doctors, Dr. Amber Williams and get to know her and her role as a Veterinarian at GVA. We'll talk about Pet insurance coverage, play rapid fire with Dr. Miller and Dr. Williams, as well introduce as our next fundraising adventure for our CARE Fund

Duration: 1:14:06:00

People, Pets & Vets: Episode 14

Listen NowEpisode 14: Come hang out with Dr. Brad Miller and Angel Martin, RVT as we talk about summer safety Tips for your dog, Turtles and how our Hamilton Ridge location was able to be a hero one day, Animal Hoarding and so much more! 

Duration: 45:30:00

People, Pets & Vets: Episode 13

Listen NowEpisode 13: Come hang out with Dr. Brad Miller and Angel Martin, RVT as we talk about Rabies, the Summer weather and what that means for your pets, and so much more! Make sure to follow us on Instagram @mygavet & @people_Pets_and_Vets! Have a topic you'd like us to talk about? Email [email protected] and let us know!

Duration: 41:49:00

People, Pets & Vets: Episode 12

Listen NowEpisode 12: Come hang out with Dr. Brad Miller and Angel Martin, RVT as we talk about Rats and the Bubonic Plague, 'A Dogs Journey', our most interesting case of the week, the late Grump Cat and so much more! As always don't forget to follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @mygavet and on Instagram @People_Pets_And_Vets!

Duration: 54:12:00

People, Pets & Vets: Episode 11

Listen NowEpisode 11: Listen in as Dr. Brad Miller and Angel Martin, RVT talk about current events such as Angel's recent trip to NYC, the idea of Walmart Vet clinics, Heartworm, The H.E.R.O Vet Awards, and so much more! 

Duration: 54:50:00

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Listen NowEpisode 10: Listen in as Dr. Brad Miller and Angel Martin, RVT talk about Mother's Day and how pet mom's need recognition too, Dog Birthdays, The Kentucky Derby and the whole winner scandal, and the so-called 'Pet Shortage' in our Northern states.

Duration: 53:16:00

People, Pets & Vets: Episode 9

Listen NowEpisode 9: Listen in and meet our special Guest Sarah Smith, RVT our Clinical Site Manager at Camden Village Animal Hospital. We'll talk about End of Life care, the new Khols and Amazon partnership, Noise Aversion, Cats, and so much more!

Duration: 39:48:00

People, Pets & Vets: Episode 8

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Duration: 52:58:00

People, Pets & Vets: Episode 7

Listen NowEpisode 7: Come hang out with Dr. Brad Miller and Angel Martin, RVT as we talk more about our VMG meetings, Dog Park Safety, Easter, and so much more! We are also looking for a new sign off!

Duration: 44:36:00

People, Pets & Vets: Episode 6

Listen NowEpisode 6: Come hang out with Dr. Brad Miller and Angel Martin, RVT as we broadcast from beautiful Buckhead, (Atlanta) GA! Listen in as we talk about VMG, Nail Trims, and Earth Day! We are also looking for a new sign off! Think you have what it takes to come up with an awesome catchphrase for us? Contact us and let us know!

Duration: 23:51:00

People, Pets and Vets: Episode 5

Listen NowEpisode 5: This week we'll introduce Guest Drue Harris, soon to be RVT and welcome her to our practice. Learn a little bit more about what an RVT is and why they are so crucial to our daily activities at GVA. Listen as we talk about April Fools, The PGA Masters and new laws regarding Animal Abuse!

Duration: 45:51:00

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Listen NowEpisode 4: Come hang out with Dr. Miller and Angel Martin, RVT as they talk about Raw food diets and if they are really beneficial to your pets, what a Gastroplexy is and what medical emergency it prevents, current news, and so much more!

Duration: 48:05:00

People, Pets and Vets: Episode 3

Listen NowEpisode 3: Come hang out with Dr. Brad Miller and Angel Martin and learn more about the people behind Georgia Veterinary Associates! Join us as we talk with Anna Chanslor, RVT about issues such as pet CPR, the most recent pet food recall, and why we LOVE Chick-Fil-A!

Duration: 51:54:00

People, Pets & Vets: Episode 2

Listen NowEpisode 2: This week we talked about how Disney keeps people interacting with their brand and how we as a veterinary hospital can follow the same underlying rules as Disney. We'll also introduce you to the GVA CARE Fund our non-profit and give you some great holiday safety tips! 

Duration: 31:36:00


People, Pets & Vets: Episode 1

Listen NowEpisode 1: Kick off our first ever Podcast with Dr. Brad Miller and Angel Martin, RVT as we talk about our goals, the unfortunate deaths of loved ones, and fun social media tools we are implementing in our practices! 

Duration: 26:00:00