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


Filed under Features

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 care. He weaves the two together to get the best outcome for his patients. He recognizes that th...

Cannabis is now for pets

Cannabis is now for pets

Rebecca Olmos,
Staff Writer

July 3, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

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 high but instead it has been proven to provide a variety of medical benefits for humans including relief...

The dogs of Havana

The dogs of Havana

Wriaunna Brown,
Contributor

August 29, 2017


Filed under Essays

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 up before collapsing again under the blazing sun. In Cuba, there are growing numbers of animals,...

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


Filed under Features, Showcase

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 visits, it wasn't truly my dog. I live in a house and for some time now I wanted to get a dog so ...

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