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Local veterinarian answers questions about holistic practices and cannabis for pets

Local veterinarian answers questions about holistic practices and cannabis for pets

Rebecca Olmos,
Staff Writer
August 1, 2018

Veterinarian Gary Richter has practiced veterinary medicine in the Bay Area for about 20 years. He describes himself as an integrative veterinarian that utilizes both western medicine and natural holistic...

Cannabis is now for pets

Cannabis is now for pets

Rebecca Olmos,
Staff Writer
July 3, 2018

Products containing cannabidiol, better known as CBD, are becoming more common for cannabis consumers to find in their local dispensaries. CBD is the part of the cannabis plant that does not get you...

The dogs of Havana

The dogs of Havana

Wriaunna Brown,
Contributor
August 29, 2017

In the bright, worn streets of a tourist-filled Old Havana, a furry canine laid seemingly lifeless on the cobblestone ground. As I walked closer to see if it was still breathing, the dog perked its head...

Why a puppy is worth the time and effort

Why a puppy is worth the time and effort

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
July 19, 2017

I’ve only had one dog in my life, so it is safe to say that I am not the most experienced person when it comes to canines. The dog lived at my grandfather’s house, and despite my frequent...

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