cannabis-DNMThere’s a popular medicinal herb you can give your dog these days …… and it’s called cannabis.

Dog owners are using it to help their pets with a wide range of ailments – from anxiety to arthritis to cancer.

Are dogs going to pot?

Not exactly. The cannabis dogs are taking is hemp, not marijuana.

For a long time, hemp was illegal in the US and other countries because it got lumped in with other forms of cannabis. Today, you can buy hempseed products in your local grocery store – not just soaps and lotions, but hempseed protein powders and drinks like hempseed milk.

But the hemp that has therapeutic benefits for your dog isn’t the kind lining the supermarket shelves.

We’re talking about whole herb cannabis.

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