#5 A Veterinarian's Experience With Marijuana And Hemp - with Tim Shu, DVM 🐵🐘🦜

By Spectrum Labs

Dr. Tim Shu is the founder and chief executive officer of VETCBD and Dr. Shu's Pet Care. Dr. Shu founded his companies so pets could safely benefit from the multiple therapeutic uses of cannabis and hemp. By combining his expertise in veterinary medicine with his knowledge of medical cannabis, Dr. Shu formulates cannabinoid products to be safe and effective for use in animals.Prior to starting his companies, Dr. Shu practiced emergency, critical care, and general medicine. His work on cannabis and pets has garnered international attention and has been featured by The Today Show, CNBC, NPR, and The New York Times.🐶Episode Notes🐱00:55 Tim's Background and how he started VETCBD02:00 Endocannabinoid system03:30 Why Tim decided to start researching hemp and CBD05:30 Veterinarians and using cannabis in their practice07:00 How Tim educates veterinarians about hemp08:30 Safety and testing hemp and cannabis12:00 What consumers are looking for13:30 Why is .3% chosen as the THC limit for hemp15:00 🐘The elephant in the room regarding .3% and extractions16:00 Should pets avoid THC?17:00 How to properly dose animals19:00 How to tell if an animal is benefiting from hemp and cannabis21:00 Success stories with animals after using cannabis24:00 Tim's thoughts about the hemp market in 202026:00 Do we have enough research on cannabis?30:00 Cannabis and allergies32:00 Navigating the fast-moving cannabis market34:00 VETCBD's four-pronged strategy38:00 Different cannabis compounds for different animals and different breeds39:00 Individualized medicine. How far off are we?42:00 Our rudimentary understanding of the endocannabinoid system44:00 How to get in touch with Tim Shu**---****About Spectrum Labs**At Spectrum Labs, we source local hemp and extract high-quality Full Spectrum Hemp extracts that even our families can use.Spectrum Labs can manufacture these full-spectrum hemp extracts:*Crude*Distillate*Tinctures*Gummies*Lotions*Custom formulationsTo learn more about Spectrum Labs, visit http://www.thespectrumlabs.com or contact us at (828) 229-7952Asheville, NC

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