CBD: Your Pet’s New Favorite Treat
CBD is one of the main cannabinoids in marijuana, and it has an army of positive health benefits for humans. But did you know that those benefits extend to pets too? That’s right, your four-legged family member can benefit from cannabis just as much as you can.
CBD affects people by interacting with their endocannabinoid system and it affects dogs and cats in the same way; all mammals have an endocannabinoid system. This means that all the positive health benefits that humans receive from CBD can be applied to your puppy pals as well. The doses would need to be decreased based on your puppy’s weight and size, but otherwise most standard CBD oil products can be given to pets.
So how can it help your pet?
Pets often suffer from similar illnesses and diseases as humans: arthritis, cancer, anxiety, seizures, and epilepsy to name a few. CBD oil can help humans and pets with all of these issues.
If your pet suffers from separation anxiety or has a fear of loud noises or strangers, CBD can help ease the mental stress. It has been proven to help reduce stress and paranoia in both dogs and humans.
CBD is also an excellent medication to help with cancer. It has an anti-tumor effect that stops the growth of cancer cells and increases cancer cell death. It also can help increase the efficiency of standard cancer treatments. Help your puppy get through chemo with the help of CBD!
Approximately 5% of dogs suffer from seizures. These puppies can be helped with the all-natural help of CBD. It has been proven to stop or decrease the frequency of seizures in humans and dogs.
Lastly, CBD helps with generalized pain. If your pal is suffering with any kind of pain the CBD can help ease it, with no side effects.
CBD may be the help that your pet needs to get through a tough time. You can give your pet CBD infused treats, or add oil into their regular diet. Ask your local holistic vet about the recommended uses and dosage. It’s best to start off with a very small dose and working your way up, as the doses for your pet will be a lot smaller than the doses you would take. The research supporting pet CBD treatment is very promising, and we are excited to see what other applications CBD will have in the lives of our furry friends.