pets

  1. Ron Strider

    Experts Say Medical Marijuana Could Be Good For Pets

    Dogs are man's best friend, but what if they have arthritis, or just need to chill out? Researchers at UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine and stoners everywhere are totally stoked about a new study that suggests marijuana is not only good for humans, but for dogs, too. In an ongoing...
  2. Ron Strider

    Pot For Pets? Experts Say Cannabis Can Ease Pain In Animals As Well

    Could marijuana hold the key to helping our pets feel and look healthy? A growing number of pet owners and veterinarians are turning to holistic healing, using cannabis oils and edibles. But could they also be putting these animals at risk? CBS2's Peter Daut takes a closer look at pot for...
  3. Ron Strider

    Online Supply Company Launches Cannabis-Based Pet Product Line

    Vet Online Supply, Inc., an online reseller of premium veterinary supplies to US veterinary hospitals and mobile services, has begun the launch of its new cannabis-based pet product line. Additional cannabis-based products will be released in the coming months. "The pet market is changing and...
  4. Ron Strider

    Canada: Veterinarians Voice Concerns Of Growing Trend Of Cannabis Treatment For Pets

    Some pet owners are turning to cannabis therapy for their pets, but without regulations or guidelines for usage, some veterinarians are raising questions about whether medical marijuana is safe for animals. Cannabis products for pets are often used to treat osteoarthritis pain, anxiety and...
  5. Ron Strider

    Some Marijuana-Derived Treatments Aim To Soothe Skittish Pets

    Along with picnics and barbecues, the Fourth of July brings a less pleasant yearly ritual for many dog lovers: worrying about a family pooch who panics at the sound of firecrackers. Betsy and Andy Firebaugh of Santa Cruz, Calif., have reason for concern. They live on a mountain ridge...
  6. Ron Strider

    Oil Made From Cannabis Plants Meant For Animals Catches On In Oklahoma

    A trend that allows pets to benefit from cannabis plants is slowly catching on in Oklahoma. Pet owners and animal-rescue groups are turning to it. The cannabis plant comes in oil, treats and ointments. It’s called CBD oil. “We’ve been amazed to see all of what they do,” said Lisa Jensen...
  7. Ron Strider

    Oil Made From Cannabis Plants Meant For Animals Catches On In Oklahoma

    A trend that allows pets to benefit from cannabis plants is slowly catching on in Oklahoma. Pet owners and animal-rescue groups are turning to it. The cannabis plant comes in oil, treats and ointments. It's called CBD oil. "We've been amazed to see all of what they do," said Lisa...
  8. Ron Strider

    Australia: Pot For Pets? What Happened When Terminally-Ill Muttley Took Cannabis Oil

    In September last year, Muttley's human parents Tim* and Tina* got the worst news possible. Their beloved 12 year-old American staffordshire terrier cross was dying. He'd been diagnosed with cancer earlier that year, and after rounds of chemo and five surgeries, the vet said there was nothing...
  9. K

    Does Medical Marijuana Work For Pets?

    Medical marijuana research is at an all-time "high" these days and more states are moving toward legalizing the drug for its potential health benefits. Scientists are studying its effects on a variety of conditions from seizure disorders to cancer, and even chronic pain. But can it be used on...
  10. K

    Pot For Pets - Medical Marijuana In The Veterinary Field

    When Florida voters head to the polls next week, they will be asked to help decide the future of medical marijuana in our state. As Election Day approaches, several clients and viewers have approached me with a thought provoking question: Could expanding the definition of legal medicinal...
  11. K

    Valley Company Creates New 'Cannabis For Pets' Product

    Phoenix - Pets are family, and a lot of people would do anything to keep them happy and healthy. One local company thinks that might include using marijuana derivatives. For dogs with arthritis or anxiety, a company in Deer Valley called CBD Unlimited has created a new alternative medication...
  12. K

    Medical Marijuana For Pets - Newest User Has Four Legs And A Tail

    Bobby Jo Bonser and her partner have been fostering a Pekingese rescue named Alvin for the past month in their West Chester home. After noticing that the little dog was dragging his back legs when he walks, they wanted answers. The vet thinks Alvin may have had a traumatic back injury when he...
  13. K

    Pot For Pets Is Growing Trend For Pet Owners

    Medical Marijuana for pets. It's become the latest trend - with more and more dog owners turning to Cannabis to help treat everything from their animal's pain to anxiety. Littleton resident Leslie Padzick is one of them. For the past few years, her aging Schipperke, Luca -now 12- has...
  14. R

    Should Medical Marijuana Be Used To Treat Pets?

    As is the case with humans, pets suffer side effects – including liver and kidney damage – from the medication they're prescribed. But L.A. veterinarian Dr. Tim Shu says there's a safe alternative for some of these prescriptions: medical marijuana. The marijuana extract Shu created for pets...
  15. R

    Florida: Pet Owners Excited About Pot Research Potential

    Lisa Miller believes pot may be the cure for the tremors that regularly overtake her dog Dinah. After years of legislative wrangling and bureaucratic delays, ailing Floridians might finally have access to medical marijuana by next summer. Now a paragraph in Sen. Jeff Brandes' bill is giving...
  16. M

    Cannabis and Veterinary Use

    Hey, all. I would like to know if any of you out there have been using cannabis for your companion animals. To be clear, I am talking about purely medical use, not getting my dog stoned. I have an 8 year old pug with severe arthritis and some allergy/skin issues. I used to have two pugs, but...
  17. Slizzard

    Best Stoner Pet Names

    So, I'm moving to a new condo in San Diego and my roomie wants to get a couple cats.. Good stoner names for cats anyone? Right now we are juggling around with Toke, Kumar, Kush, Chronic, Felix, Kelix, and Dub. I'm down for more, lay them out there..