What to do if your dog eats Marijuana?

Dog eating a Marijuana leaf next to CBD oil

If you live in a state where marijuana is legal, you have a greater chance for your dog to get into your stash. It could be edibles or raw buds. If you suspect that your dog has consumed any marijuana, you need to contact your veterinarian immediately. Your dog could be suffering from marijuana toxicity.  

What is Marijuana Toxicity?

Marijuana toxicity is the effect of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) on your dog after consuming any marijuana products. The concentration of the THC will determine the severity of marijuana toxicity. Your dog may not be in danger, but you will not know the effects THC has on your dog until you get them to a vet. The dog will seem like it’s drunk and be hypersensitive to sounds. Veterinarian examination can show what your dog is going through and determine if they will recover.

The Other Toxins besides THC

Eating the Marijuana buds is one thing, but if your dog eats any edible will expose them to other toxins. A THC trip will be accompanied by poisoning. If you suspect your dog poisoned with anything, it is best to contact the ASPCA poison control hotline. The best way to help your dog is to get them to a veterinarian as soon as you can. Some edibles have chocolate or other ingredients that are very poisonous to your pet.