Lauren and JJ discuss the importance of addressing retained deciduous teeth right away, tests for marijuana toxicity in dogs, the discovery of new anatomic brain pathways in the dog, emerging veterinary specialties, and a study on the efficacy transdermal gabapentin in cats.
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