On this week’s Cuppa Tea with the Vet podcast, T.V. vet Paul Manktelow joins Donna for a chat!
Paul Manktelow has been a veterinary surgeon for nearly 20 years, working on the front line in some of the UK’s busiest veterinary hospitals. As Principal Vet at PDSA, he leads a team of vets and nurses that treat hundreds of thousands of pets every year.
Paul also appears regularly in the media as a TV presenter on a number of prime-time TV shows. This was such a cool interview! Paul has removed a tumour from a shark when he was a zoo vet!
Paul is also a great fan of physio and believes we need to embrace paraprofessionals to give the animals a holistic care program. He can prescribe the medications, but the physio needs to do the rest!
Thank you Paul! This is so true!
What Paul Loves about Physio:
“As a vet, we only get a limited time with the client. We might be experts in health but when it comes to all the things that holistically sit around treatment, we just don’t get the time. So I think that’s where the other treatments like physio really step in. We can see an animal with arthritis or post op, and dispense some anti inflammatory, but really, as anyone who has been injured knows; when you invest the time in physio, that’s when you make the big advances in recovery….So I think it’s great that there are all these professions that sit around mine, that are complimentary and supportive and have a holistic view. So I really think that’s great!”
Enjoy the show! And if you want to nominate your vet to join Donna for an interview, then email [email protected] and we will do our best.