Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Canine Influenza

How Important is Vaccination? Between December 27, 2017 and February 12, 2018, there were 413 confirmed cases of canine influenza in California, most of them...

Trap. Neuter. Return. (TNR)

Photography by Alicia Bailey Friends of the Palm Springs Animal Shelter continue to lead the way in compassionate sheltering here in the Coachella Valley. As...

Pool Safety

For some dogs (and cats) the pool is a refreshing way to cool down during the hot summer months. It can also be...

Keeping Your Cat Active

Cats are naturally active. In an outdoor environment, they hunt for prey, play with littermates and are on the lookout for predators. When domesticated,...
Cat resting in cozy house bed

Keeping Your Cat Safe During the Holidays

The holidays bring potential dangers to curious cats. Seemingly benign decorations can turn into a medical emergency if ingested, for example. To follow are...

CBD For Pets: What You Need To Know

We’ve all heard the stories about how cannabidiol, or CBD, is being used as a natural remedy for all kinds of ailments, from curing...

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...

Mosquito Season is Upon Us! What is the risk to pets?

Dengue and chikungunya and Zika … oh my! In the last year, we have heard quite a lot about exotic diseases transmitted to humans...

Disaster Preparedness Tips

by Gail Cutler

Agencies Regulating Veterinary Use of Cannabis

See article Marijuana: If It’s Legal, Should You Give It to Your Pet? The Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA): The DEA regulates use of all...