Pets, just like humans have an endocannabinoid system, which is the prime that CBD target. To be precise, CB1 and CB2 receptors control the endocannabinoid system.
There is a higher number of CB1 receptors in the brain compared with CB2 receptors which are abundant within the endocrine and immune system.
CBD pet products modulate the balance and regeneration of the cells of the central and peripheral nervous system. This makes it possible for all mammals to benefit from CBD pet products.
Is CBD oil safe for your pet?
Hemp oil is the primary source of most the CBD for pets which contains less than o.3% of THC (the psychoactive chemical), and pets have demonstrated a similar response when given CBD or hemp oil as in humans. Luckily, no level of tolerance to CBD products has been shown in pets.
CBD is safe for pets. It is 100% natural-safe with 100% psychoactive-free, and 100% free of addiction for pets just like in humans.
According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health, high CBD doses in humans up to 1500mg given over extended time-frame cause no side effects on the essential physiological processes such as blood pressure, temperature, and cardiovascular functions. This observation can be said to be the same as shown by the scientist using animals in their studies on CBD.
How CBD Oil Benefit Your Pet
CBD has been shown to possess a lot of health benefits for pets which include;
- Anti-cancer properties,
- Relieve symptoms of Arthritis, Asthma, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Pancreatitis,
- Aids Digestion,
- Relieve Nausea and
- Bring a calming effect from injury, anxiety, and phobias from traumatic events.
CBD Preparations for Pets.
There are various CBD preparations for pets. The three most popular types are;
- CBD pet treats
- CBD oil for pets
- CBD pills.
The best method for administering CBD to pets is a sublingual tincture as they are easy to dose, administer and modulate.
Currently, there seems to be more variety of CBD oil for dogs than CBD oil for cats. Some of the CBD dog treats include Hemp Rawhide chews, Licks, Biscuit Bones and similar chews of all sizes.
CBD Oil and Herbal Remedies
Hemp pet products are improved by the use of herbal remedies for pets that have a long history of use. Following are seven herbs that have been used pre-CBD discovery: Aloe vera, calendula, ginger, goldenseal, milk thistle, valerian root, and chamomile.
How much CBD Oil Should You Give to your Pet?
This depend on the size ofyour pet. But, with CBD, less is more. Always start with a low dose taking note of how the pets respond for a few weeks adjusting the formulas and doses to fit your pet.
Add a ‘nano’ CBD oil (high CBD oil) such as CBD Living Pet Capsules to the pet’s feed. The capsules are more convenient for both owner and pet (starting with alimentary health) as compared to hemp oil forms.
High dose can make pets stoned, provide a dose that is only enough to achieve the desired health benefit. Also, there can be drug interactions with CBD, and a vet consultation should be sought especially when pets are on other medications.