Category: Alternative Medicine

Medical Marijuana for Post-Prop 64 Pets

by Martha Michael With the passage of Proposition 64 in November 2016, many assume that the sale and use of marijuana is completely without restraints. That’s really not the case, but when it comes to medical marijuana for pets, its use is becoming broader, and more acceptable, than before January 1, 2018. “Basically, it’s more […] Read more

Physical Rehabilitation Treatment for Animals

By Christy Leddy RVT, CCRA >>> Animal physical rehabilitation is continually growing in popularity within the veterinary community. With pet owners requesting more answers and options for their pets who are suffering from various health conditions, physical rehabilitation is opening the doorway for veterinarians to treat acute and chronic injuries. I have worked in veterinary […] Read more

The Changing Animus for Cannabis

By Martha Michael >>> Wherever you stand on the controversy surrounding the use of medical marijuana products, your pet can’t offer an opinion. What Fifi or Fido can do, however, is benefit from the medicinal properties of the cannabis plant. How do you get a Schedule One drug for your pet, and why would you […] Read more

Essential Oils For Our Pets

By Jeanette Lee Yamamoto, DVM >>> As you may or may not have heard, essential oil usage is becoming very popular in today’s modern world, though they have historically been utilized for all types of ailments for thousands of years. Essential oils are naturally occurring, volatile, aromatic compounds found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, […] Read more