Integrative MedicineWith cannabis products becoming more accessible, veterinary professionals must understand their applications and safety to address client questions.
Veterinary Cannabis Society hopes to arm veterinarians with information and resources on the use of cannabis in veterinary medicine.
This case report discusses the use of hyperbaric oxygen and high-intensity laser therapy to reverse the effects of accidental limb constriction from improper bandaging.
Integrative MedicineGiven the relatively limited pharmaceutical treatment options for patients with osteoarthritis, herbal therapies and other nonpharmaceutical options are viable alternatives worthy of consideration.
To use or advise clients about the use of cannabis as medicine, veterinarians must understand how the endocannabinoid system functions and how compounds in cannabis exert physiologic effects through accessing endogenous pathways.
Managing pain in cats with DJD can be challenging; fortunately, several options exist.
Integrative MedicineProbiotics for dogs and cats have become more popular with pet owners. Probiotics, prebiotics, and synbiotics have shown beneficial effects on some GI disorders in various clinical trials.
With proper training, traditional Chinese veterinary medicine modalities (specifically acupuncture and Chinese herbal therapy) can be easily implemented in clinical settings to empower Western practice for better patient-centered care.
EPA and DHA may be beneficial in disease states, but use care when recommending EPA and DHA–containing VTDs and pet supplements concurrently.