What To Do If Your Dog Gets Into Your Stash with Dr. Ruth Roberts

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As cannabis makes wonderful strides in being legalized in individual states, it also gives rise to the possibility of our pets accidentally getting into our stash and ingesting cannabis or cannabis products. While cannabis can be an amazing therapeutic tool for your pet’s health, your pet getting into your stash can be dangerous. In this episode of Your Natural Dog with Angela Ardolino, we’re joined by Dr. Ruth Roberts, integrative veterinarian, holistic pet health coach, longtime pet advocate and your pet’s ally. Dr. Ruth joins us to discuss what to do if your dog gets into your stash, and the benefits of cannabis medicine for pets when used safely. 

Episode Recap: 

  • Can dogs get high from eating cannabis?
  • Do you need to rush to the emergency vet? (In most cases, no!)
  • Dangers of edibles and ingredients
  • What do I do if my dog gets into my stash?
  • Static Ataxia
  • Intoxication vs Toxicity
  • Perpetuating the unnecessary fear of THC
  • Natural Plant Medicine vs Conventional Pharmaceuticals
  • Titration and Dosing Cannabis, CBD & THC

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About Angela Ardolino

angela ardolino your natural dog podcastAngela Ardolino is a holistic pet expert and educator who has been caring for animals for over 20 years. Angela owns and operates Fire Flake Farm, a rescue animal sanctuary farm, and two locations of her natural pet salon and shop Beautify the Beast. She’s also the founder and formulator of CBD Dog Health, which offers high quality, all-natural cannabis health and wellness products for pets; and MycoDog, which creates and produces high-quality medicinal mushroom and adaptogen tinctures specifically for pets.

Accordingly, she has used CBD Dog Health’s Full Spectrum Hemp Extract CBD for Pets, and now MycoDog mushroom extracts, on all her pets at her rescue farm every day since 2016. Angela has Odie, a 16-year-old mini-schnauzer, as well as Jolene, Maza, and Rhemi. In addition, she has 4-10 more any time she is fostering or boarding. She is a member of the Society of Cannabis Clinicians and the Veterinary Cannabis Association. In fact, Angela has educated hundreds of medical doctors and veterinarians on the therapeutic uses of medical cannabis on animals.

About Dr. Ruth Roberts

Dr Ruth Roberts on Your Natural Dog PodcastDr. Ruth Roberts is an integrative veterinarian and holistic pet health coach, as well as being your pet’s ally. Like most veterinarians, her journey began with the love she developed for her childhood pets. While in veterinary school, it became apparent to her that her role as a veterinarian went well beyond checkups and surgeries. Dr. Ruth realized that she was more than a doctor to our furry friends, she was also their friend and advocate. 

Unfortunately, her textbook knowledge and many years spent practicing traditional Western veterinary medicine only took her so far. Dr. Ruth began pursuing acupuncture and Eastern Veterinary Medicine at the Chi Institute in Florida. This opened up many new avenues for her. But most importantly, it revealed the healing powers of acupuncture, as well as herbal and food therapy. She realized that what our pets eat is the first step in preventative care and maintaining good health. Dr. Ruth realized that in order for our pets to meet their bodies’ nutritional demands, they needed real food. And thus, The Original CrockPET Diet™ was born. Soon enough, acupuncture, herbal therapy and food therapy became her preferred treatments and recommendations. Integrative veterinary medicine gave her the chance to become not only an advocate for pets, but an ally.