SACRAMENTO — Wiggles is one happy dog.
The 6-year-old pup is active, and loves to play at the dog park. But three years ago, his owner, Becky Davies, thought those days were over.
“When he was about three years old, I noticed he was in a lot of pain. He would wake up in the middle of the night crying when he had to move,” Becky told FOX40.
Wiggles was diagnosed with hip dysplasia. A vet prescribed him two medications for the pain. But when Wiggles accidentally ate an entire bottle of opiates, and was rushed to the emergency room, Becky decided to treat him with a more holistic option.
In the controversial case for cannabis, Wiggles is now a medical marijuana patient.
“I’ve been working here for almost eight years,” said Becky. “I’ve seen it help people. And I realized, most of the studies we have on cannabis for arthritis, or any type of ailment — they’re done on animals.”
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