Last updated: July 12, 2019

Buds for Your Fur Buddy: How Can CBD Dog Treats Help Your Pup?

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People spend more than $60 billion on their pets each year. Pet ownership is on the rise and now 36.5 percent of households own a dog. If you own a dog, you want them to be happy and comfortable, but what happens when you start noticing your dog is in pain or having issues?

Is there anything worse than seeing your beloved pet suffering and not knowing how to help? Here’s how to know if you should try CBD dog treats.

What Is CBD Oil?

CBD oil is a compound in hemp and cannabis. More and more humans are turning to it for help with pain, anxiety, acne, and depression.

Now people are turning to CBD oil to help their dogs. You can find various forms of CBD oil in dog treats or add drops to your dog’s food.

Helps with Anxiety

CBD oil can help humans with anxiety. Does your dog have anxiety?

Are you worried about leaving your pet alone or worried about the next thunderstorm? You could try using CBD oil to help ease anxiety.

Ease Pain

If your dog suffers from pain like arthritis, CBD oil can help reduce this pain. A study by Cornell found that CBD oil pills can help increase comfort for dogs in daily activity.

Treat Seizures and Epilepsy

If your dog suffers from seizures, you may want to consider CBD. A study found that 84 percent of children that were resistant to epilepsy medicines saw a reduction in seizures with CBD.

Increase Appetite

CBD may help your dog eat if you are having issues getting him to eat. It may also help with nausea and vomiting. 

Promote Heart Health

Are you worried about your canine’s heart? If so, CBD oil may also help promote heart health. It can also reduce blood pressure and reduce the damage of blood vessels.

Treat Cancer

Studies have shown that CBD oil has anti-tumor properties that can stop cancer cells from growing. It can stop these cells from growing because it blocks their ability to make energy.

Known Side Effects

There are a few possible side effects found in humans, so you could see these with your dog. These side effects include:

  • Drowsiness
  • Dry mouth
  • Low blood pressure

CBD oil is not psychoactive like the THC compound. This means the THC compound causes you to get high not CBD. For more information, read this article about the effects.

Buying CBD Oil

Make sure you don’t go for the cheapest product. You want higher purity and quality, and that costs more. You may also want to consider organic to avoid any added pesticides.

Watch for your any interactions. You should also dose slowly to find the right amount for your dog. 

CBD Dog Treats

CBD oil can help your dog with various conditions. You can find various CBD dog treats to help your dog feel happy and help ease his pain. 

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