An increasing understanding of endocannabinoid system function and a growing body of literature on cannabinoid therapy point toward a promising future for cannabinoids in veterinary medicine.
Several years of opioid shortages, legal restrictions, and bounding abuse have triggered the veterinary community to pivot to alternative medications and therapies for pain control in animals. But we haven’t gone cold turkey just yet.
Arlo, a 2-month-old intact male Siberian husky, was presented to his primary care veterinarian 1 week after being bitten on the muzzle by another dog.
When pet owners ask, give them answers. And don’t worry—it’s OK to talk with your clients about cannabidiol in companion animals.
Understanding the nuances of modern pain management can help you identify targeted treatments for your patients.
On this episode of The Vet Blast Podcast, Adam Christman, DVM, MBA, is joined by small animal surgeon and rehabilitation specialist, Kristin Kirkby Shaw, DVM, MS, PhD, CCRT, DACVS, DACVSMR, who discusses the rise in canine rehabilitation and her new resource for managing canine arthritis.