Wednesday, September 30, 2020

A History of Cannabis in America (from 1600 to 2000)*

See article Marijuana: If It’s Legal, Should You Give It to Your Pet? 1600-1900:  From early colonization through the Civil War, American production of hemp was...

Could It Be Diabetes?

“My pet seems to be drinking a lot of water and has always been a good eater, but for some reason seems to be...

When Is It Time to Let Go?

Euthanasia:  The why, when and how of saying goodbye to a beloved pet. Probably the most difficult decision a pet owner faces is when to...

When Do You Need Your Vet?

At some point, every dog or cat, horse or parrot, pet pig, ferret or even lizard owner will need to seek veterinary care for...

Key Points in Understanding Cannabis Use in Pets*

See article Marijuana: If It’s Legal, Should You Give It to Your Pet? • Our scientific and medical understanding of the pharmacology and physiology of marijuana...

Grief in Cats

By Rebecca Diaz, DVM The Cat Clinic Grief is not an emotion that is often ascribed to cats. However, after the loss of a companion cat...

Before You Count Your Chickens

Cock-a-doodle-dooo … wait, not quite. Hens are a lot quieter than roosters, and that’s one of the reasons they’ve become the latest popular pet...

Periodontal Disease in Cats

One of the most common diseases to affect cats is gum disease, otherwise known as periodontal disease. It is estimated that over 80 percent...

What is the Difference Between Marijuana and Hemp?

See article Marijuana: If It’s Legal, Should You Give It to Your Pet? Marijuana and hemp are different products from the same plant (Cannabis sativa). Marijuana...
Dog holding painful ears with paws

Treating Ear Infections

  Little “Princess” has just been diagnosed with an ear infection at your local veterinary hospital. You have a nice bag of medications and a...