This is the time for marijuana. There is lots of support to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes.
AND, it is also becoming very popular for medicinal reasons.
And, although this is great news for us humans, it is not so much for our pets.. Sadly, poisonings are on the rise as many pets are, of course unknowingly, finding and eating THC edibles.
There is a distinction that needs to be made here. The cannabinoid CBD is NOT poisonous to pets (CBD does NOT get you high). It even has many benefits for pets, However the cannabinoid THC is what is dangerous. And that’s the one that gets you high.
THC Is Toxic For Pets, Not For People.
Please take your pet to the vet immediately if you suspect THC poisoning!
Here Are Some Signs Your Pet May Be In Trouble,
– your pet’s pupils are dilated (enlarged)
– shaking, tremors,
– bringing up or vomiting,
– may have problems walking,
– they could be incontinent
– even go into seizures or a coma
If you at all suspect your pet got into marijuana, please take it to the vet immediately!
I can’t list the things my dog got into over the years, so please don’t ever think yours won’t get into any of your stash.
Here are some tips to make sure your precious pet does NOT ingest any pot (THC).
1 If you are smoking it… don’t expose your pet to heavy or constant second hand smoke…
2 Keep all edibles, or marijuana stash away from where your pet could get at it. The eating of marijuana is so much more dangerous to your pet than even second hand smoke is.
On the other hand, CBD Oil (without the THC) is known to be very beneficial for pets.
All mammals, including dogs, have this endocannabinoid system that keeps systems in balance. It’s crucial that the system functions properly in order to maintain health and well being. www.cbdbenefitsforpets.info