Month: October 2015

Pet Poison Helpline (PPH) has seen a 330% increase in the number of accidental marijuana ingestions in pets over the past five years which means that, undoubtedly, veterinary professionals will be seeing more marijuana ingestions too. Due to increased availability for both medical and recreational marijuana, as well as the novel forms such as foods,…

By Jaime Shriver, DVM Associate Veterinarian, Clinical Toxicology Puppies are cute, love able, fluffy, innocent.    They are the reason I became a veterinarian…they are also often impulse purchases. My puppy Theodore was an impulse purchase in his first family… Who wouldn’t love that face!  Nine months later, I met him when he showed up…