Trina Hazzah was born and raised in Washington DC. She attended Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine where she earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2006. She completed her small animal internship at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital in New Jersey and a 3-year residency in medical oncology at the Veterinary Oncology and Hematology Center, in Connecticut. She has also completed the requirements to be a Certified Veterinary Chinese Herbalist from the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine.
While practicing as an integrative oncologist and constantly searching for other options to provide an effective, whole patient treatment approach, Dr. Hazzah became fascinated with the pharmacological effects of cannabis. She has spent the last half a decade attending multiple cannabis conferences, educating veterinarians and pet parents on the topic of cannabis, authoring multiple textbooks and peer-review articles, working with companies to assure safe cannabis products for pets, while also learning from cannabis physicians. Dr. Hazzah is currently a co-founder and the president of the Veterinary Cannabis Society and a member of the Society of Cannabis Clinicians, Canadian Association of Veterinary Cannabinoid Medicine, Veterinary Cancer Society, American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association and American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.