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[Veterinary] Cannabis, Hemp, & M...

You might have found a site online that states the miraculous wonders of CBD or hemp oil. Yes, there is a lot of promise in these medications for the treatment of seizures, pain,...

Is There A Use For Medical Marijuana ...

As medical marijuana becomes legal and accessible to more people in more states, pet owners are looking for ways they can use this new family of medications to help their pets. In...

The Day The Owner Of My Deceased Pati...

Death and loss of life is a regular part of being a veterinarian, yet it never ceases to hurt when we lose patients.  However, no one lives forever and inevitably we are faced...

Top Pet New Year Resolutions 2017

It is time for my yearly pet New Year resolutions that I suggest to all pet owners for the coming year! Walk Your Dog For 20 Minutes Every Evening Exercise outside in the back...

Hypertension, aka, High Blood Pressur...

Hypertension, aka high blood pressure, in cats is a very serious and common health concern.  Like in people, it often goes undetected and untreated until serious health...

Why Is Corn So Bad As An Ingredient I...

Grains in general have gotten bad wrap in the past several years among some pet enthusiasts, groomers, and breeders.  In particular, corn as an ingredient in pet food had gotten...

Beware of Holistic Veterinarians That...

I had a disappointing experience with local holistic practitioner some years ago who practiced only traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine who – thank goodness as far as I am...

Veterinarians Smile And Play With Ani...

It can be quite humorous when I am reminded how so many perceive what it is like to be a veterinarian.  Like the picture here may imply, being a veterinarian in the eyes of many...

Veterinary Medicine and Diagnostic Pu...

Raised in the Roman Catholic faith, I was introduced with the concept of Purgatory, a place in the afterlife where a sinner must linger while undergoing a cleansing or...

What Is Pancreatitis And Why Should E...

Having admitted my 5th pancreatitis case in 2 weeks yesterday, I felt the universe was sending me a message that I need to spread awareness about this common disease in dogs and...