Is THC Safe for Pets and Animals – A Closer Look at THC and Animals

Is THC Safe for Pets and Animals – A Closer Look at THC and Animals

One important difference is the location and concentration of CB1 receptors in dogs. Humans and dogs have CB1 receptors in the brain, but dogs have a much higher concentration than humans. It is especially concentrated in the cerebellum, brain stem, and medulla oblongata. Because THC is a CB1 receptor agonist, when dogs ingest it, their endocannabinoid system is quickly overwhelmed. With so many CB1 receptors, dogs are at risk of THC overdose and death, a condition known as static ataxia.

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