Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Understanding Anxiety in Pets

by Lillian Roberts, DVM Country Club Animal Clinic According to Wikipedia, Anxiety is defined as follows:  “… an emotion characterized by an unpleasant state of inner...

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...
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...

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...

Getting to Know Your Neighborhood Ticks

By Robert Reed DVM, MSES, MPA VCA Rancho Mirage Animal Hospital I suppose beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but for most of us,...

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...

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...

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...

Pigment Changes in Dogs and Cats

Are you seeing spots on your dog? Is your cat’s nose turning white? You may not be imagining it. Cats’ and dogs’ skin color...