Kitchen Cabinet Pharmacy – Honey

Honey has a long medicinal history. The ancient Egyptians not only made offerings of honey to their gods, they also used it as an embalming fluid and a dressing for wounds. On that last point, at least, they were on to something. Today, many people swarm to honey for...

This Halloween, Remember Chocolate is Toxic to Pets

With Halloween just around the corner, vets know the odds of seeing some really *scary* cases increases exponentially. What can cause a medical nightmare this time of year? Anyone whose Labrador has ever stolen their Halloween candy haul will tell you. In this blog,...

Veterinary Uses for Turmeric Herb

Turmeric has been used in Asia for thousands of years. It was first used as a dye, and then later for its medicinal properties. The name of the genus, Curcuma, is from an Arabic name of both saffron and turmeric. Turmeric is a warm and pungent herb. Its repertoire of...