SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Fourth of July festivities may be fun for humans, but they are scary for pets.
Some pet owners are now turning to cannabis to keep their animals calm during those noisy Independence Day fireworks.READ MORE: Canceled 2nd Vaccine Appointment? How Long Can You Wait — And Where Can You Get It?
One owner says her dog panted and barked during fireworks until she tried CBD – a non-psychoactive cannabinoid extracted from marijuana plants that users say has a calming effect.READ MORE: WATCH: Ripon High School Principal Hailed A Hero After Attempting To Take Down Suspect
It’s comes in biscuits, chews and liquid form. But veterinarians say there’s still some research to do for they recommend the treatment.
“There’s no real regulation on them,” said veterinarian Lisa Moses. “We don’t have any information about whether they are safe and how they work with other medications, but we also don’t have any information that says they are not safe.”MORE NEWS: California To Give 40% Of COVID Vaccine Doses To Vulnerable Areas
As with any medicine, it’s a good idea to talk to your veterinarian before you treat your pet.