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Blog about medical cannabis and pets

In this blog page, you can read about the veterinarian use of medical cannabis in animals. We seek to clarify the main topics and resolve some doubts that can arise when considering to use medical cannabis in animals. We present posts with relevant information and displaying the results of medical investigations published until when each article was written.

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“My pet started experiencing epileptic attacks a year ago. Vets told us he had to go under medications, for the rest of his life, in order to have less severe and frequent attacks, but that would damage his kidneys. CBD has allowed him to have fewer attacks and without arming his body.”
Claudia V.

Frequently Asked Questions

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These are some of the most asked questions, made by people that want to use medical cannabis for their pets. If you cannot find here the answer to your question, contact us and we will solve your doubts.

No, pets will not get any high feeling from using medical cannabis, as these treatments are mainly based on CBD, which is the no-psychoactive compound, with which pets will not get high.

No, and it is important to do not administer or permit him to eat any cannabis plant. Animals are very sensitive to THC, contained into cannabis plants, and it can really harm him, instead of helping. In some cases, pets died due to the ingestion of plants or foods containing cannabis. Cannabinoids therapies are mainly based on CBD oil, with THC free.

The main difference between medical and recreational cannabis is that it is not intended to perceive a psychoactive effect, but is instead the seek for the medical benefits of cannabinoids. Therapies using medical cannabis are mainly carried out with CBD, and in a few cases also THC can be used, taking into account that CBD itself counteracts THC psychoactive effects. However, the most important thing is that medical cannabis allows to have a clear dosage and the extracts are verified to comply with required cannabinoids, in addition to having no trace of toxins or pathogens elements, which could compromise the patient.

Write to info@canna-vets.com or through the form within the contact page, and describe your pet’s case. We will answer you if it is possible to use medical cannabis in his case and if we would need more information about it.

At the moment, the cannabinoid consultation is being offered remotely. Though, if we consider it would be more convenient to have a visit in person, we will inform you after analyzing the case.

During an emergency, time is of the essence and it is best to go quickly to the vet, who treats your pet, or the nearest veterinarian. Although cannabinoids, such as CBD, are not toxic, there may always be the possibility for an animal to have an allergic reaction to one of the components.

When you go to the veterinarian, explain to him what exactly you have administered and in what dosage or what your pet has ingested, so that the vet can have a clear idea about what is generating that reaction.

The first thing is to instantly go to the nearest vet or to whom is treating your pet. Animals don’t tolerate THC, which is found within the Cannabis plant, and on some occasions, it can be quite toxic. It is important to indicate what your pet has taken and since how much time. The effects can start to appear between 30 minutes and 3 hours after he has swallowed cannabis.

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