It sounds crackpot, but Veterinarian Doug Kramer thinks that the THC in marijuana could help dogs and other pets with painful conditions that don’t respond to other treatments. …

Some vets dismissed the idea, but Kramer was open to trying it. He gave it to his dog Nikita, who had untreatable cancer, to increase her quality of life. And he gives it to cats too. But blowing smoke in your pet’s face for fun isn’t cool, he said.