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Cannabis Toxicity In Dogs
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Cannabis Toxicity In Dogs

Cannabis Toxicity In Dogs

Whilst cannabis is still illegal in the UK, sadly, it is becoming increasingly common as a recreational drug. Many people aren't aware that dogs are particularly attracted to the smell of cannabis but its effects are many times greater than they are for humans.

Toxicity is an increasingly common problem for us to deal with, especially as many owners are reluctant to admit that their dog may have had access to an illegal drug.

Dogs can be affected both by inhaling the smoke and also from direct ingestion.

Signs are usually seen within 3 hours and include severe depression, unsteady walking, low heart rate, depressed breathing, coma and seizures.

Please ensure you keep your pets safely out of the way of cannabis.