Monday, February 18, 2019

Help, My Cat’s Going Bald!

All cat owners know that cats shed … everywhere. If you own a cat, you’re resigned to finding hair in your clean laundry, on...

Scourges of the Skin?

Skin is the largest organ of the body, and in many ways the most complex. It may seem odd to consider it an organ,...
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 dog with acute moist dermatitis , a common manifestation of staph infection.

Can My Dog Get MRSA?

by Lillian Roberts, DVM, Country Club Animal Clinic MRSA has been in the news a lot in the past several years, and pet owner sometimes ask...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...