Monthly Archives October 2018

Should my dog smoke a joint for his arthritis?

  The answer to that question is a resounding “No!”. But on the day that marijuana use becomes legalized in Canada, I thought it was a good time to talk about pot and pets. So where do we begin?   Firstly, dogs and cats are extremely sensitive to the tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) component of cannabis, so any ingestion of products containing this compound can be very dangerous for pets. Given their sensitivity, small size and the variety of ways that people tend to enjoy cannabis (including edible treats, gummies, butter or other food products) accidental ingestion is a consideration for any
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