Meet Trish Wilhelm RVT: Co-Founder and COO
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by Riley King
2w ago
What does your four-legged family at home look like? We have an almost 7 year old rescue dog named Poppy. You might see her on our social media from time to time, she's pretty famous for her one ear always standing up! We also just added “Button'' the winter white hamster to the crew. He's been so much fun! What drew you to the field of veterinary medicine, and what is your educational background? I started my career in veterinary medicine knowing I wanted to specialize in horses. My love for horses started at the age of 6, and like every horse person knows…my love for horses only kept growi ..read more
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Meet Dr. Chelsea Luedke DVM, MS: VetCS Co-Founder & CEO
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by Riley King
1M ago
What does your four-legged family at home look like? 5 animals in total: Larimar is a 10 year old Warmblood gelding, Goose is a 6 year old yellow Lab, Gosh is a 6 year old off the track Thoroughbred gelding, Fritz is a 3 year old German Shorthair Pointer, and Zane is a 9 month old crazy kitten! Almost a herd! What drew you to the field of veterinary medicine, and what is your educational background? I wanted to be a veterinarian from the age of 5 years old. I have always loved animals! In highschool, my lease horse Frisco had a huge laceration to his throat and Dr. Terry Swanson came out and ..read more
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Tips for caring for a senior horse
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by Trish Wilhelm
1M ago
Caring for a senior horse demands a thoughtful and tailored approach to meet the evolving needs of our equine companions in their golden years. As horses age, they undergo physical and physiological changes that require special attention. From dental health and nutritional adjustments to adapting exercise routines and ensuring a comfortable living environment, the care of a senior horse also involves a holistic understanding of their well-being. This guide explores key considerations and practical tips to provide the best possible care for your senior equine friend, ensuring they thrive in ..read more
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Meet Tara Dorr: VetCS Senior Lab Director
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by Riley King
1M ago
First and foremost, do you have any pets at home? Two Purrrrrfect Devon Rex Cats Jundallar and Thistle Could you share with us the length of your experience in formulating plant-based products? Since 2015 We're eager to hear about what drew you to this field. Could you briefly discuss your background, including any relevant education or certifications? I come from a healthcare background, where my primary motivation has always been to help others and make a positive impact on their lives. As I progressed in my career, I discovered the immense potential of cannabinoid medicine in providing re ..read more
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New VetCS Nose & Toes
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by Riley King
3M ago
If you’ve read any of my blogs in the past, you know I have an Olde English Bulldog named Lola. She is undoubtedly a sweetheart, but with her short snout and the continually changing Colorado weather, her nose gets extremely cracked and dry. Brachycephalic breeds like Lola have a hard time keeping their noses damp, making them susceptible to cracking and peeling. A few months ago, the team here at VetCS sent out a product recommendation email to our customers. I had been advocating for a new nose balm product for a while, so secretly, Lola and I were hoping our customers would also request a n ..read more
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How to Vacation Without Worry: Tips for Leaving Your Dog Behind
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by Riley King
4M ago
I have an Olde English Bulldogge named Lola. Breeds like the Olde English Bulldogge, Pit Bulls, Pugs, Boxers, and many others find themselves on numerous airlines' no-fly lists. This designation means they can't fly unless they're certified service animals. While Lola is undeniably a sweetheart, flying isn't an option for her. And while the mental image of me hauling a 70lb bulldog through airport security might be humorous, it's not the impression I want to leave. So, whenever I plan a vacation or embark on a work trip, Lola and I either travel by road together or she stays home. The prospec ..read more
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Tips to Support Your Dog's Mental Health
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by Trish Wilhelm
6M ago
They are more than just pets. They are family members who bring joy, companionship, and unconditional love into our lives. Just like humans, dogs can experience stress, anxiety, and mental health challenges. As responsible care givers, it's our duty to ensure their mental well-being. Lets explore tips to support your dog's mental health, helping them live a happier and healthier life. Regular Exercise: Exercise is not only essential for your dog's physical health but also plays a vital role in maintaining their mental well-being. Daily walks, playtime, and interactive games help release excess ..read more
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Tips and Tricks for Training your Dog
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by Sean McLain
6M ago
Tips and Tricks for Training your Dog Dog training is an essential part of pet guardianship. It helps create a balanced and happy relationship between guardians and their furry companions. Through positive reinforcement, training your dog can create opportunities for bonding, communication, and growth. Positive reinforcement is a training approach that focuses on rewarding and reinforcing desired behaviors rather than punishing unwanted ones. From basic commands to addressing common behavioral issues, let’s dive into the world of dog training and review some tips and tricks to achieve a harmo ..read more
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8 tips to help your dog with car ride anxiety
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by Trish Wilhelm
7M ago
For many dogs, car rides can be an anxiety-inducing experience, leading to stress and discomfort for both pets and their owners. Whether it's a trip to the veterinarian or a family road trip, helping your dog overcome car ride anxiety is essential for their well-being and safety. Understanding Car Ride Anxiety in Dogs Car ride anxiety can manifest in various ways, such as excessive panting, drooling, restlessness, whining, or even vomiting. Dogs may associate car rides with negative experiences, fear of unfamiliar environments, or motion sickness. Identifying the root cause of their anxiety is ..read more
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Unleashing the Benefits of CBDA for Dogs
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by Trish Wilhelm
9M ago
Acronyms abound in hemp speak; more information has been learned about cannabidiolic acid (CBDA for short) in recent years.  In the live hemp plant, CBDA exists and it takes heat to transform CBDA into CBD as we know it for tinctures and treats.  So what are the benefits of using CBDA in addition to CBD?  CBDA is the cannabinoid in the acidic form; studies have shown that CBDA is easier for the body to absorb and can be greatly helpful in inflammatory conditions.  CBDA plays a role in the COX cycle and can act similarly to a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug when it come ..read more
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