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Just in time for Utah’s “21 Days of Perilous Patriotism” — that window between Independence and Pioneer days when proud Americans annoy the rest of us with their late-night fireworks displays — a Park City company is offering help for anxious pets. Some call it “canine cannabis,” others “pot for pets” or even “doggie doobies.” […]
While federal and state regulations prohibit veterinarians from prescribing cannabis, vets are privately beginning to appreciate the benefits of CBD in treating pet ailments such as anxiety, poor appetite and as an analgesic for pets. Cannabis is a Schedule 1 drug and therefore vets cannot prescribe it. In many states, vets cannot even discuss the […]
When Lisa Mastramico needed relief for her ailing tabby, Little Kitty, she turned to an unlikely source: marijuana. At 12 years old, the cat had arthritis. For a long while she spent her days hiding in a closet, where Ms. Mastramico had built her a bed of plush blankets. After trying various supplements that proved […]
There’s a popular medicinal herb you can give your dog these days … … and it’s called cannabis. Dog owners are using it to help their pets with a wide range of ailments – from anxiety to arthritis to cancer. Are dogs going to pot? Not exactly. The cannabis dogs are taking is hemp, not […]
The national debate over medical marijuana is taking an unexpected turn as more people are choosing pot to treat their ailing pets. They can use a special form of liquid cannabis, formulated just for animals. Some pet owners swear by the results, but these substances are not regulated and not proven, and now they’re starting […]
The plant itself is toxic to dogs, cats and horses With medical marijuana laws now in effect in 29 states and Washington, D.C., we’ve all heard much discussion about the pros and cons of pot. But whether or not you embrace marijuana’s new reputation, if you own pets, it’s time to pay attention. A tempting […]