As a pet owner, you want to give your pet the best of everything. So, when choosing CBD for your pet, it is best to select a CBD that is made with the whole-plant extract. Researching CBD products can be confusing at first, so here at the Animal Medical Center of Streetsboro, we’ve put together some tips for finding the best whole plant extract CBD for your pet. Continue reading
Full-spectrum CBD is a popular solution for pet owners to help relieve the symptoms caused by a variety of health issues. Whole hemp extract comes from the marijuana plant, which contains 80 different cannabinoids. These different types of cannabinoids include THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), which is the psychoactive component, and the CBD (cannabidiol), which is the medical component used in CBD oil. Continue reading
Just like in humans, maintaining dental hygiene is a critical part of keeping your pet healthy. While pets don’t tend to get cavities like humans, they can suffer from other dental health issues such as gum disease or periodontal disease. Research shows that dental disease is the number one ailment found in both dogs and cats, making dental care a number one priority for your pet’s veterinary care routine. Continue reading
What Causes My Dog to Itch So Often?
Seasonal allergies such as atopic dermatitis, affect around 10% of all dogs. Atopic dermatitis is characterized by recurrent itching, and irritated, scaly skin. This allergic skin disease is caused by environmental allergens such as pollen, mold, and dust mites: the same culprits of many human allergic reactions. If your dog’s atopic dermatitis is left untreated, it can cause more serious problems like hair loss and skin infections. Dogs with atopic dermatitis often lose interest in activity and interaction, and they frequently wake their owners during the night with the sounds of licking, scratching, and chewing at their skin. Continue reading
With the fall season comes cooler weather, changing leaves, and unfortunately, fleas and ticks. Preventing your pets from picking up these pests requires a year-round regimen, but the upcoming fall season is an active time for these parasites. Continue reading
With the advancements that have been made in early recognition, diagnosis, and treatment, pets have a better chance of receiving successful treatment for cancer than they did in the past. Cancer is one of the most common causes of death in pets today, which is why it is essential as a pet owner to understand the warning signs of cancer. Continue reading