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Dr. Robert Silver DVM, MS, CVA
Dr. Robert Silver is a gifted veterinarian, researcher, and author who has been practicing medicine for over three decades. He graduated from Colorado State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 1982. After working in Colorado Springs, Dr. Silver moved to Boulder in 1993 to establish Boulder’s Natural Animal, one of the first integrative veterinary medical practices in the US.
For the past 12 years, Dr. Silver has been investigating and recording the influence of cannabis on his patients; leading him to be known as the veterinary authority on treating companion animals with medicinal cannabis. Literally writing the book on how cannabis works with animals, he has documented its effects in a wide variety of conditions found in companion animals. These observations resulted in the writing of his book entitled: “Medical Marijuana and Your Pet”. Currently, Dr. Silver is involved in ongoing studies detailing the benefits phytocannabinoids have on animals through a multi-centered approach that involves veterinarians from around the US. Dr. Silver came to Folium Biosciences originally in 2015 where he found the high-quality hemp extracts he had been looking for on behalf of an animal nutraceutical company and was recruited to join Team Folium in February of 2016.