CBD OIL AND YOUR PETS

We have a  Chihuahua that is extremely frightened of fireworks. After giving her a small dose of CBD Oil at the holidays, she was able to rest and not be so frightened and anxious, which is a big relief to me as is would be to us all that love our family members.     Even though CBD comes from the Cannabis Sativa plant, it has < .03 THC, the compound that makes you feel high. Make sure you leave us your email so we can keep you informed of the latest concerning CBD and Hemp. So the amazing thing about CBD Oil is that it is safe and beneficial to your pets too. We will get into some of the amazing ways it can help your pet, but first, the American Kennel Club has this to say about CBD oil and dogs:

While there’s no definitive scientific data on using CBD to treat dogs, there’s anecdotal evidence from dog owners suggesting it can treat pain, especially neuropathic pain, as well as helping to control seizures.

CBD oil has a lot more benefits as well. Anti-inflammatory effects , cardiac benefits, anti-nausea effects, appetite stimulation, not to mention anti-anxiety, and it may be a great weapon against cancers.  

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) along with Colorado State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, are doing clinical trials that will evaluate how CBD can be used in treatment-resistant epileptic dogs. They hope to gather scientific proof  the role CBD can play in dogs with this condition.

With thousands of people beginning to realize just how potent and versatile this supplement really is, here are some health and wellness benefits that your pets can have because of CBD Oil.

How do i give cbd oil to my pet

The common ways most people give CBD oil to their dogs and pets is to either mix it in your pet’s food or to dilute the CBD oil in their drinking water. The latter method is not so effective because the water may spill or your dog may not drink up all the water. Also oil and water don’t mix well unless you get a  hydrophilic CBD Oil. You can find out more here.
Another way to get cannabidiol in their diet will be to feed them dog treats that have been infused with CBD oil. Here is a company I highly recommend.  Or click the banner for a discount.
Or you can give them a small dose as you would, right out of the dropper.

Please watch what you buy . Make sure the  CBD oil comes from the whole plant not just the seeds  or else you will have Hemp Seed Oil with very little CBD in it. And make sure it comes from a Hemp plant or else you could have higher levels of THC in it. And my chihuahua surely don’t need that. If you don’t see a 3rd party Lab Certificate of Analysis, ask the seller. If they have it, they will be happy to show it off. 

WHAT kIND OF CBD OIL DO I GIVE MY PETS

Make sure you buy the correct product for your size pet. The best practice is to start small and if you don’t see any difference in behavior then you can increase the dose slowly but not over the recommended dose by the manufacturer. They should be noticeably with less pain, or less anxious, or more calm and relatively your happier pet. If there is any adverse conditions with your pet, stop giving it and watch them closely. Just with anything, all people and pets are different and what one can tolerate, another may not. If your pet is already on medication from a vet, I would ask your vets opinion before giving any supplements.  CBD for Dogs comes in small breed, medium breed and large breed options. If you have any questions, reach out to the seller or manufacturer. I can trust them to be eager and more than willing to help you feel comfortable and knowledgeable about all types of CBD. And if at anytime you need, please feel more than comfortable reaching out to us at Texas Natural Source. 

WHAT kIND OF medical conditions does cbd oil treat

While there is no definitive answer on everything CBD oil can possibly help with, only due to the lack of clinical studies on CBD Oil in general, there is undisputable evidence from all types of animal owners suggesting it can treat pain, especially neuropathic pain, as well as helping to control seizures. As it does in humans, CBD Oil can be used due to its anti-inflammatory properties, possibly treat nausea, anxiety, anti-social behavior, cardiac issues, appetite stimulation as well with possible cancer benefits.

WHAT kIND OF side effects are associated with cbd oil

Due to the lack of formal clinical and scientific studies, the only possible side effects that have been noticed are

  • Dry mouth: Research has shown that CBD can decrease the production of saliva. For dogs, this would manifest as an increased thirst.
  • Lowered blood pressure: High doses of CBD have been known to cause a temporary drop in blood pressure. Even though the drop is small, it might create a brief feeling of light-headedness.
  • Drowsiness: Dog owners have used CBD to treat anxiety. The calming effect of CBD can also cause slight drowsiness, especially when using higher doses.

Besides the main health benefits above, CBD oil also ensures that your dog’s skin and coat are going to be healthy. If your dog has a poor appetite and is consistently tired and listless, CBD oil won’t only increase your dog’s appetite, but also can boost his/her energy levels. The next thing you will recognize is your dog will be a frisky and furry bouncing bundle of joy.

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