British animal lovers are giving cannabis oil to their pets – even though it is illegal

Thousands of UK animal lovers are treating their pets with cannabis based products after seeing the positive effects it can have – despite the fact it is not yet legal to do so.

From today (November 1) doctors can prescribe people medical cannabis products but Metro.co.uk can reveal there is a thriving community of animal lovers already giving their pets cannabidiol (CBD).

American firms are poised to sell cannabis-infused dog food, shampoo, rubs, lotions, oils and medicines to UK pet owners but the government is refusing to sanction their sale.


People who give their pets CBD
Rescue dogs Phoenix and Garvey both have ‘calmed down’ since taking CBD oil (Picture: Facebook)

However, there is a huge array of cannabis oil products for human consumption in the UK and people are administering them to their pets – usually without advice from vets.

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... read more at: https://metro.co.uk/2018/11/01/british-animal-lovers-are-giving-cannabis-oil-to-their-pets-even-though-it-is-illegal-8089013/

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