Saturday, February 22, 2020

Is Your Backyard a Smorgasbord for Dogs?

One of the great luxuries of having a fenced backyard is having the comfort to let our dogs out to conduct their ablutions with...

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...

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...

Know The Connection Between Breed And Disease

Anyone who owns a dog (or a cat for that matter), hopefully expects to take their fur child to a veterinarian at least occasionally...

When You Really Can Blame the Dog

So you and your friends are gathered in the living room, enjoying snacks and having a few beers, watching the big game. Suddenly, your...

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...

A Brief Biology of Cannabis

Cannabis sativa is believed to have evolved in the Steppes of Central Asia in an area that is now Mongolia and southern Siberia.  Two...

Marijuana: If It’s Legal, Should You Give It to Your Pet?

by Robert Reed, DVM, MSES, MPA The passage of Prop 64 made it legal for Californians to possess marijuana for personal use and rekindled interest...

Pain in Pets

It’s a no-brainer that we don’t want our pets to suffer pain. Whether you ask a pet parent or a veterinarian, you’re likely to...