Veterinary Cannabis Society Aims to Empower Through Education
Veterinary Cannabis Society hopes to arm veterinarians with information and resources on the use of cannabis in veterinary medicine.
Hyperbaric and Laser Therapy for Acute Wound Pressure Necrosis
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.
Herbal Therapies for OsteoarthritisGiven the relatively limited pharmaceutical treatment options for patients with osteoarthritis, herbal therapies and other nonpharmaceutical options are viable alternatives worthy of consideration.
The Endocannabinoid System and Phytocannabinoids
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 the Pain of Feline Degenerative Joint Disease
Managing pain in cats with DJD can be challenging; fortunately, several options exist.
Probiotics, Prebiotics, Synbiotics, and Intestinal Health of Dogs and CatsProbiotics 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.
TCVM for Treating Autoimmune Skin Diseases
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.
Fish Oil Dosing in Pet Diets and Supplements
EPA and DHA may be beneficial in disease states, but use care when recommending EPA and DHA–containing VTDs and pet supplements concurrently.