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CBD for Dogs - does it work?

CBD for Dogs - does it work?

Cannabidiol, or CBD oil, is a compound found in cannabis that has been shown to be beneficial for humans and animals alike. Veterinarians are beginning to recommend CBD for dogs as it has been shown to provide relief from various conditions with little to no side effects. 

The Medical News Today shows that more than 70% of dogs display anxiety.

What is CBD oil and what are its benefits for dogs

CBD oil is a cannabis compound that has been shown to provide relief from various conditions in dogs with little to no side effects. Some of the conditions that CBD oil has been shown to be effective in treating are anxiety, arthritis, and chronic pain. CBD oil is non-psychoactive, meaning it doesn't get your dog high, and it is safe to give to your pet. If you are considering giving your dog CBD oil, it is important to do your research first. Look for a reputable supplier who tests their products for contaminants and potency. Start with a low dose and gradually increase it until you see the desired results. CBD oil can be given orally or added to your dog's food.

How is CBD oil administered to dogs

CBD oil is most commonly administered to dogs in the form of a tincture. A tincture is a liquid that is administered under the tongue. CBD oil can also be added to food or water, but it is important to note that absorption will be slower this way. The dosage will vary depending on the size and weight of your dog, as well as the condition being treated. It is always best to start with a lower dose and increase as needed.

What conditions can CBD oil help relieve in dogs

CBD oil has been shown to be beneficial for a variety of health conditions in dogs. Some of these conditions include:

-Anxiety

-Arthritis take a read on our blog - (How CBD can help ease Arthritis)

-Pain relief - (CBD for aches and pains)

-Inflammation

-Epilepsy

-Cancer

Modern Dog magazine explore findings of further potential benefits that CBD oil may help with dogs.

A survey from CSNews with 1,448 pet owners found that 50 percent reported using CBD for their cat or dog. Mainly for teatment of inflammation, seizures, pain and anxiety.

Are there any side effects associated with CBD oil use in dogs

Although CBD oil is generally considered safe for dogs, there may be some side effects associated with its use. These side effects can include:

-Dry mouth

-Reduced appetite

-Diarrhea

If your dog experiences any of these side effects, stop using the CBD oil and consult your veterinarian. Pet Keen (a trusted blog website) goes into more detail about these effects.

How much should you give your dog if you decide to try CBD oil

If you decide to try CBD oil for your dog, it is important to start with a low dose and increase as needed. The dosage will vary depending on the size and weight of your dog, as well as the condition being treated. It is always best to start with a lower dose and increase as needed.

Where can you buy high-quality CBD oil for your dog

When looking for a quality CBD oil for your dog, it is important to do your research. There are many companies that sell CBD oil, but not all of them are created equal. It is important to find a company that uses high-quality ingredients and that has been independently tested. Make sure the brand is using only organic, non-GMO hemp oil in their products and all of their products are independently tested for potency and purity.

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