Can Marijuana Kill Your Dog?

Moorbey'z Blog

It dependz…but just in case, keep weed out of reach of petz.

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As marijuana becomes more of a mainstream topic, the news media is finding new ways to sensationalize their coverage. One topic that has resurfaced lately is dogs and marijuana—specifically, is pot good or bad for them? There is a lot of misinformation out there about canines and cannabis, leading NBC News to report “Marijuana poisoning on the rise in pets.”

Can marijuana poison your dog? We’ve been taught that marijuana is non-toxic to humans, but is it safe for dogs? Chocolate, raisins, grapes, garlic, onions, avocado, and macadamia nuts are delicious to us, but can range from sickening to life-threatening for dogs. And while everything more evolved than a sea squirt has an endocannabinoid system, can human-level quantities of weed overload a small dog’s system?

In the aforementioned NBC News…

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