You may be familiar with the health benefits of using CBD. But, do you know that there are CBD-based products for pets too?
Both humans and animals have endocannabinoid systems. The cannabinoid receptors in animals are divided into two different types. The CB1 receptors are located in their brains and central nervous system while the CB2 receptors are found in their peripheral organs’ cells and all over their immune system.
Just like humans, animals can also experience hormonal imbalances and can benefit from the therapeutic effects of CBD. If you have a pet dog or cat, you might want to try using CBD-based products on them.
There are numerous CBD-based products on the market for pets. Ask your veterinarian about this.
Here are some CBD-based products for pets.
- Capsules, Oils, and Tictures
There are CBD capsules, tinctures, and oils for pets. This product is usually made from organic hemp. There are no contra-indications so that they can be taken along with other supplements. They can be mixed into any food.
CBD treats are now available on the market for pet dogs and cats. One example of treats is hemp dog biscuits.
CBD-based products may help with the following:
- Itchy skin
- Digestive issues
- Pet arthritis including joint pain
- Mobility issues
- Chronic pain and inflammation
- It can also promote wellness and delay the effects of aging
- It helps in increasing appetite and
- It’s also good for overall pain relief
CBD is not psychoactive so it will not make your pet high. Also, it does not have any serious side effects.
Your pets like your dogs or cats are not just your furry companion. They are also your furry members of the family. These pets love you unconditionally and no matter what type of food or supplements you give to them, they will receive it gratefully. You are the only one who knows what their needs are and because of that, be sure that you know what you are giving them. This is why you must consult a doctor before giving CBD to your pet.