Dog eats marijuana, develops 'scary' symptoms

www.10news.com
Date:
Tuesday, Jan 8, 2019

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A Normal Heights dog owner is warning about a hidden danger at dog parks.

Bosco, a 2-year-old bullypit, loves his treats and just about anything else his mouth can reach.

"He's a vacuum. He's eaten some weird stuff," said Mark Groveman.

On Friday morning, the list of stuff got longer sometime during a 40-minute period. During that time, Groveman walked Bosco to the off-leash area at Ward Canyon Park and let him play. Eventually they walked home. Groveman put him in the house, left for work and returned home five hours later.

"He was laying on the bed, scared and shivering. He had wet the bed a couple times. He was arching his back in a weird way, swaying side to side. I thought he was having a stroke," said Groveman.

Groveman decided to rush Bosco to the emergency vet.

"In the car, he was bobbing his head forward. He kept nodding off. Honestly I thought he was going to die. A lot of panic and some praying as well," said Groveman.

At the vet, Bosco got a quick diagnosis.

"They said they are seeing it every day," said Groveman.

Copyright 2019 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Advertisement
Advertisement