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Dr. Casara Andre

Psychedelic Medicine for Animals. What's the Potential?

Thank you for your interest in animal health and wellbeing. The emerging solutions for human mental health conditions, such as PTSD, may offer unparalleled hope for veterinary patients.

This page includes some references for today's lecture, but also some other linked information that we hope you find informative and helpful.  

Psychedelics & Veterinary Medicine.


Lecture slides - follow along!
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Lecture References
  1. Irvine L, Andre C. Pet Loss in an Urban Firestorm: Grief and Hope after Colorado’s Marshall Fire. Animals. 2023; 13(3):416.

  2. Boyd C, Jarvis S, McGreevy PD, et al. Mortality resulting from undesirable behaviours in dogs aged under three years attending primary-care veterinary practices in England. Animal Welfare. 2018;27(3):251-262. doi:10.7120/09627286.27.3.251

  3. Powdrill-Wells N, Taylor S, Melfi V. Reducing Dog Relinquishment to Rescue Centres Due to Behaviour Problems: Identifying Cases to Target with an Advice Intervention at the Point of Relinquishment Request. Animals (Basel). 2021;11(10):2766. Published 2021 Sep 22. doi:10.3390/ani11102766

  4. Bohland KR, Lilly ML, Herron ME, Arruda AG, O'Quin JM. Shelter dog behavior after adoption: Using the C-BARQ to track dog behavior changes through the first six months after adoption. PLoS One. 2023;18(8):e0289356. Published 2023 Aug 16. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0289356

  5. Bowen J, García E, Darder P, Argüelles J, Fatjó J. The effects of the Spanish COVID-19 lockdown on people, their pets, and the human-animal bond. J Vet Behav. 2020;40:75-91.

  6. Ng Z, Griffin TC, Braun L. The New Status Quo: Enhancing Access to Human-Animal Interactions to Alleviate Social Isolation & Loneliness in the Time of COVID-19. Animals (Basel). 2021;11(10):2769. Published 2021 Sep 23.

  7. DVM360 Staff. New study shows increased levels of anxiety in pets since the COVID-19 pandemic. May 31, 2022.

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