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Now that CBD and other forms of cannabis are legal many are considering helping their animal friends, especially older ones with sickness, discomfort or ailments with CBD dosing.

A critical aspect of using CBD for your pets is to ensure there is no THC in the oil as THC is what produces psychoactive effects. (CBD for pets should have 0.3% or less THC and will produce no psychoactive effects.) Both dogs and cats are highly susceptible to THC so it is imperative that you find the right product that will ensure that what your pet will be getting will help them and will never get them high.

If you have an older dog or cat that could use relief from discomfort or pain, we have done the research for you. Give us a call at (778) 516-0089 and we can guide you in making the best choices.

Watch our video on CBD oil and pets

CBD oil is used to treat seizures, nausea, stress, anxiety, arthritis, back pain, cancer symptoms, and gastrointestinal issues, and many other health conditions in dogs. Symptom relief is provided as the CBD cannabinoids interact with the endocannabinoid system.

CBD Oil for your dog

Informative article and accompanying video in the magazine Dogs Naturally on CBD and how it helps your best friend.

CBD oil can help with relieving pain and inflammation, cancer, anxiety and stress, obesity issues and skin conditions.
Watch the video above for more information on what to look for when wanting to find some relief for your pet.

Some success stories with CBD oil

Holistic vets have been sending us some interesting reports about the benefits of CBD oil for dogs in their care …

A senior Staffordshire Terrier had a 6cm mammary tumor and metastasis that disappeared in 3 months and didn’t come back …

A Jack Russell Terrier had a severe heart murmur and painful arthritis and, after a month, he wanted to go for long walks and his murmur was much improved …

These are two examples of from Australian vet Edward Bassingthwaighte. “I simply can’t explain the improved heart murmur” says Bassingthwaite. “They normally don’t get better.”

Four things to know about CBD treatment From Dogs Naturally

1. CBD Is Not Psychoactive

CBD (cannabidiol) is a compound found in cannabis and hemp. THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) can also be found in cannabis. It’s this compound that gives marijuana its psychoactive properties. Most CBD oils are just that … the beneficial CBD without the THC. And they typically come from hemp, not marijuana. In short, your dog won’t get “high” from CBD oil … he’ll get the relaxation without the intoxication.

And speaking of relaxation …

2. CBD Oil Reduces Anxiety

Does your dog suffer from separation anxiety or noise phobias? CBD has been extensively studied for its effect on stress and anxiety. In humans, research shows it can:

3. CBD Can Fight Cancer

Research shows CBD oil and other substances in hemp and cannabis have have an anti-tumor effect. It has even been shown to stop cancer cells from growing and increase tumor cell death.

CBD oil:

  • Helps the immune system’s killer cells to cause cancer cell death

  • Kills cancer cells by blocking their ability to produce energy

  • Has anti-tumor properties that slow and inhibit glioma cell growth

  • Can help increase the efficacy of conventional cancer treatment

4. CBD Can Treat Seizures And Epilepsy

Estimates suggest that up to 5% of dogs suffer from seizures. Most dogs with seizures are given drugs such as phenobarbital and potassium bromide. Sure, these drugs may help control the seizures. But they can be extremely harmful to your dog’s liver and other organs. And the drugs don’t work in all cases.

CBD has been shown to work well in drug-resistant epilepsy. In one study, 7 of 8 patients with drug-resistant epilepsy saw a definite improvement within 4 to 5 months.

In another study, 84% of children with drug-resistant epilepsy had a reduction in the frequency of seizures.

What is CBD for dogs? The Ultimate guide to hemp and CBD oil for dogs

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Dogs and CBD oil

The dog related site Sit Stay has informative articles concerning details you may not know about CBD oil for dogs. For example: CBD refers to cannabidiol which is a certain compound found in cannabis referred to as a cannabinoid. Cannabis contains nearly 400 different compounds and many of those are specific to the cannabis species, these are what are known as cannabinoids. Hemp oil is special though as it is the key piece to many of the medical benefits we know medical marijuana to produce.  

The more research that is done on CBD the more it seems capable of revolutionizing medicine as we know it for both humans and CBD oil for dogs. With that being said there is still plenty unknown and research is still being done all the time, So what do we know? Read on to find out!