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Ep 141: The Days of James Herriot, with Dr. Cody Creelman

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In today’s episode, Dr. Cody Creelman joins Dr. Moriah. Dr. Cody Creelman is a Canadian veterinarian also known as the ‘Cow Vet’. After growing up on a commercial cattle operation near Beaverlodge, Alberta, he attended the University of Alberta, receiving his Bachelor of Science in Agriculture with distinction in 2006.

In 2011, he earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine and joined Veterinary Agri-Health Services as an associate veterinarian. He directly impacted rural communities and provided services to local cattle ranchers in Alberta using his vet experience, entrepreneurial endeavors, and business savvy.

Having over 20 million views, he has established a very loyal following of ranchers, veterinarians, and veterinary students. It’s easy to see why Creelman puts a lot of effort into content creation as his videos are highly entertaining, and his attitude towards work is admirable.

During this episode, Dr. Cody Creelman and Moriah discuss the history and evolution of veterinary medicine, emphasizing how the approach to learning, the culture of the profession, and the overall veterinary sector have changed through time and what the future may hold for vet medicine.

Listen in as the popular Dr. Moriah revisits history and explains how veterinary medicine has changed over time while giving a taste of what the future may bring.

Outline of this episode:

  • [01:10] Dr. Moriah McCauley welcomes Dr. Cody Creelman to begin the episode.
  • [03:30] Moriah and Cody discuss the history of veterinary medicines and the romantic ideas of James Hariot’s writings.
  • [05:44] What does veterinary medicine look like now and in the future, according to Dr. Moriah and Dr. Cody?
  • [07:40] Dr. Cody talks about the evolution of veterinary medicines.
  • [09:50] Dr. Moriah and Cody Creelman discuss the difference between today’s learning curriculum and the one in the 30s (James Hariot’s time).
  • [11:30] What the future holds for the veterinary profession and where does it stand today?
  • [15:15] What is Cody Creelman trying to accomplish with Mosaic Veterinary Partners?
  • [15:50] A short ad break – join Thrive
  • [16:58] Dr. Moriah continues the episode by discussing how the practice culture has changed over time.
  • [19:30] Cody Creelman discusses the teaching methods in today’s veterinary schools.
  • [24:20] Moriah and Cody discuss goals and visions after vet school.
  • [28:50] Dr. Moriah and Cody Creelman talk about common problems veterinarians encounter with clients.
  • [31:30] Dr. Moriah and Cody Creelman discuss the toxic negative culture in the workplace. How to escape the culture of toxic negativity in practice?
  • [36:20] Dr. Moriah wraps the episode.

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