At the Essex Animal Hospital in Essex, Ontario, veterinarians are using Hemp as Medicine to treat pain and disease conditions in cats and dogs.
Dr. Janice Huntingford has been administering cannabis oil to pets suffering from chronic pain, arthritis, seizures and cancer.
Huntingford, a veterinarian at the Essex Animal Hospital, is a pain specialist. She recommends using hemp-derived cannabis oil to treat pets, because of its lack of THC which can be harmful to animals.
According to Huntingford, the cannabis oil minimises pain, reduces the amount of seizures and can even decrease the size of tumours in pets with cancer.
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