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Should You Give CBD to Your Pet?

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The opportunity to spread my message of holistic veterinary medicine through various media outlets is something in which I partake whenever possible.  Therefore, I was enthused to receive the request to appear on Spectrum News SoCal 1’s Inside the Issues with Alex Cohen to discuss the use of CBD in pets.   For full disclosure, […]

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Fleas and Ticks

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  I’m grateful to live in Southern California where our generally arid climate doesn’t support the lifecycle of fleas, ticks, and other arthropods as well as parts of the country that are more humid and commensurately warm.  As a result, fleas and ticks don’t thrive as well and infestations can be isolated to regional pockets […]

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Memorial for Bird the Affenpinscher

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A very unique patient of mine named Bird recently passed away.  Bird was an older Affenpinscher who I got to know during the later years of her life.  Bird was a special find for her owner through Petfinder.com, as the Affenpinscher is not a breed that commonly ends up in pet rescues. Although I only […]

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Memorial for Sydney the Goldendoodle

One of my longest-term patients recently passed away.  I got to know Sydney when I first moved to Los Angeles and was working at TLC Pet Medical Center (now VCA TLC Animal Hospital) in West Hollywood.  As a Goldendoodle with a big personality and presence, Sydney was always a patient I enjoyed seeing on my […]

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Memorial for Hudson the Dog

One of the most-challenging parts of my job as a veterinarian is guiding my clients through the process of bidding farewell to a beloved canine or feline companion. Recently, I had to help a sweet, senior mixed-breed named Hudson cross the rainbow bridge.    Hudson was my patient for the past seven years and ultimately […]

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