General Pet Information, Illness

Should Pets Be Tested for Coronavirus?

Attribution: There is an updated article on the AAAS website (American Association for the Advancement of Science) The article is current -- March 31, 2020 and written by David Grimm. The gist is -- there have been a few pets that have tested positive for COVID-19 -- likely getting it from their human. But the… Continue reading Should Pets Be Tested for Coronavirus?

Fun, General Pet Information

Announcing: Sister Website

Smart Hemp CBD's parent company (Iron Star Ventures, LLC) has just launched a new pet products website.  Check it out at  The products sourced for pet owners are unique -- and in many cases, handcrafted. They include genuine baltic amber collars (naturally helping prevent flea and tick issues); handmade, heavy cotton chew toys; a… Continue reading Announcing: Sister Website

General Pet Information, Illness

Pets and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

These are trying times for people the world-over. Everyone's thinking about how to keep their families safe from a virus no one's ever been exposed to ... making it a dangerous health issue for people to think about. Businesses are facing challenges they never expected to deal with. People are losing their jobs (hopefully only… Continue reading Pets and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

CBD - General, Smart Hemp CBD Topics, Smart Minutes Videos

VIDEO: Pet vs. Human CBD – Part 2

This CBD Smart Minutes video expands on the topic of CBD for pets vs. using a CBD product made for people. Look for ingredients. Ask the seller questions if you have any. Don't try to adjust dosing directions from a human-based CBD if you don't know how. Look for pet CBD to give you the… Continue reading VIDEO: Pet vs. Human CBD – Part 2