Dr. Robert Silver, DVM, MS

Dr. Robert Silver DVM

Dr. Robert Silver graduated in 1982 from Colorado State’s College of Veterinary Medicine. He established one of the first integrative vet clinics in the USA in Boulder, CO in 1993.

Since then, Dr. Silver has become a nationally recognized expert in veterinary herbal and nutraceutical medicines, medicinal mushrooms, veterinary CBD and cannabis therapeutics. He has adjunct faculty positions at Lincoln Memorial University, College of Veterinary Medicine, and Chi University, a College of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Silver has published a peer-reviewed paper on the Endocannabinoid System of Animals, and three chapters in the textbook: Cannabis Therapy in Veterinary Medicine. He co-authored the chapter Cannabis in Veterinary Medicine: Cannabinoid Therapies for Animals in the Springer Nature publication, Nutraceuticals in Veterinary Medicine. His first book, Medical Marijuana and Your Pet was published in 2014. His soon to be published book for pet parents and citizen scientists: Pet Health Guide to Cannabis and Medicinal Mushrooms is scheduled to be released Fall/Winter 2022.

Dr. Silver shares a blogsite with two other veterinarians, www.NurseYourPet.com and owns The Well-Pet Dispensary, www.wellpetdispensary.com.

Dr. Silver brings to the Real Mushrooms Science Team 40 years of practical clinical experience treating small and large animals with diet, acupuncture, nutraceuticals, botanicals and medicinal mushrooms.

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