Canine Cannabis: Vet Says it's High Time for Sick Pets to Have Medical Marijuana

A growing number of vets believe old or ailing pets who take cannabis usually experience an immediate boost in appetite and relief from pain. They maintain medical marijuana lets these pets get around, relieve themselves without help, sleep better and enjoy their families until age or disease catches up.

CALIFORNIA: Until she introduced “magic cheese” to her sick and aging bulldog, Laura Bugni-Daniel watched him suffer for two years. He’d spend his days lying down or throwing up. Today, at age 12, he plays like a puppy through the day, his fur is soft and he sleeps at night, soothed not by magic, but Read the full article…

Seattle's marijuana problem: Pets getting stoned

Pets Poisoned by Legal Pot

WASHINGTON: When marijuana was legalized, dog owners like Sam Reich never thought people smoking pot would affect her pooch. But that is exactly what veterinarian Dr. Beth Guerra is seeing inside Renton’s Animal Critical Care and Emergency Services clinic. “We are seeing quite an uptick with marijuana toxicity with mainly dogs, but occasionally cats,” Guerra said. Read the full article…