What is CBD for Dogs?Reading Time: 3 minutes
What is CBD for Dogs?
Most mammals, including cats, dogs, and humans, have a system known as the ECS system (endocannabinoid system).
This system is responsible for regulating various systems and functions of the body, including appetite control, immune and digestive systems, pain response, sleep, reproduction, mood, memory, muscle functioning. And temperature regulation.
As mentioned, research on the use of CBD on animals is very limited.
There is little information available for dogs and even more limited information for cats.
In dogs, CBD is used to relieve seizures, nausea, stress, anxiety, arthritis, back pain, cancer symptoms, and digestive problems.
In cats, CBD is used to provide symptomatic relief for inflammatory conditions, pain, anxiety, and to improve comfort.
CBD Benefits for dogs
The use of CBD for dogs is useful for the treatment of a number of diseases and to solve some problems such as that of a dog that cries if left alone in the house. The administration of cannabis light oil to animals suffering from stress and anxiety can in fact be the ideal solution. The following benefits have also been demonstrated:
• treatment of arthrosis
• pain relief
• improved digestion
• stroke risk reduction
• support to the immune system
• contrast to epileptic seizures
• diabetes care
• increased appetite
In addition to what is listed. It also seems that cannabidiol is also an ally against free radicals. This means that it can be used as a support in the treatment, and prevention of tumors and to improve general health.
Dosages of CBD Oil for Dogs
Each dog reacts differently to the stimulation of the body’s receptors caused by taking CBD.
The general advice to follow is to administer this oil in low doses and increase them gradually until the indicated dose is reached. It is also important to keep in mind the weight of the dog to give him the right amount of oil.
The effects of CBD oil occur 3-7 days after administration, so don’t be discouraged immediately if the benefits are not evident.
If after a minimal dose there are still no changes, then it is appropriate to increase it slightly, until the desired effects occur (6).
The right and most recommended dose range from 0.5 to 5 milligrams per 4.5 kg of the animal’s weight.
Make sure you have found the right dosage and take the time to figure out if the dose you are administering to your dog is the ideal one.
So Is CBD Safe For Dogs?
The short answer is Yes if you don’t overdo the doses.
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