Pot for pets? Cannabis now helping dogs and cats

Kelly Conway says cannabis didn’t cure Georgia, her Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, but she’s no longer in pain.

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Kelly Conway says cannabis didn’t cure Georgia, her Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, but she’s no longer in pain.

Georgia, a 5-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, is a medical marijuana patient. Kelly Conway, Georgia’s owner, takes some heat when she tells friends about the unorthodox treatment.

“People will say they can’t believe I’m letting her get high, but she’s not getting high,” Conway said.

No, Georgia is not ingesting the same kind of pot that Snoop Dogg smokes. (Or New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd eats.) Georgia, along with a growing number of pets, eats hemp-based capsules that contain only trace amounts of tetrahydrocannabinol—or THC—the psychoactive ingredient that provides the cannabis high.

 

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