Is cannabis safe for dogs? Pet marijuana poisoning is rising exponentially

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Saturday, Jun 8, 2019

Marijuana intoxication in animals is on the rise, and many people don’t even realize it’s happening until the symptoms arise.

Marijuana intoxication in animals is on the rise, and many people don’t even realize it’s happening until the symptoms arise.

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Marijuana intoxication in animals is on the rise, and many people don’t even realize it’s happening until the symptoms arise.

Marijuana intoxication in animals is on the rise, and many people don’t even realize it’s happening until the symptoms arise.

Photo: John Fedele Via Getty Images Is cannabis safe for dogs? Pet marijuana poisoning is rising exponentially 1  /  35 Back to Gallery

If you have a furry friend at home, you probably know that just about anything left on the floor, the coffee table, or in the garbage can pique your pet's interest as a potential treat.

But what happens when they start wobbling around, showing clear signs of disorientation? Or, you look into Fido's eyes and realize they look glassy, rather than playful? That's what happened to Jen Gunter, a resident of Marin County. Her energetic three-year-old Labrador retriever, Hazel, wasn't acting like herself.

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