What to Know About CBD Oil for Dogs
CBD oil has grown in popularity for humans. People are putting CBD in just about everything these days from lattes to candles. But humans aren’t the only ones that can benefit from CBD, Man’s best friend can too!
Here’s what you need to know about CBD oil for dogs.
What is CBD Oil?
CBD, or cannabidiol, is a compound found in hemp. Hemp oil contains a wide variety of cannabinoids and CBD is just one of them. CBD is also one of the most well researched cannabinoids found in hemp oil. Unlike marijuana CBD and hemp oil don’t contain THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana that makes you high.
While THC can be harmful to animals CBD and full spectrum hemp oils can help you pets.
CBD Oil Benefits for Dogs
Our Full Spectrum Hemp oil has captured the deep, rich, textured flavors of nature in this uniquely designed and peppermint flavored hemp oil tincture. There are many benefits from hemp oil. It is rich in Omega 3 & 6 fatty acids, and good for promoting general cardiovascular health. It is also known to have strong anti-inflammatory properties. There are also studies that reveal hemp oil can help with anxiety.
According to Modern Dog Magazine, “Recent studies have shown that CBD is particularly beneficial for dogs. How so? Well, it reduces anxiety, seizures, pain, and inflammation in dogs, and it can also improve skin conditions. This is according to a few recent papers.”
- Pain and inflammation
- Skin conditions
Separation anxiety, joint pain and arthritis, seizures, and poor skin and coat health are all common dog health concerns which is why CBD oil for dogs makes sense for so many dog owners.
How to Give Dogs CBD Oil
You can give your dog CBD oil by adding it to their water or food. Adding it to food or water makes it easy and hassle free. With this method there’s no struggling with forcing your dog to accept the oil from a dropper which many won’t do.
You’ll want to start with a lower dosage and work your way up. It’s also important to consult with your vet before starting a new supplement regimen. Too much dosage can lead to side effects like dry mouth, lowered blood pressure and drowsiness according to the American Kennel Club.