CBD treats have become a trendy product to get for your pets, but you may not know much about it.
While there has yet to be any large-scale research to fully understand how CBD works on dogs and cats, there has been enough studies on animals in general and smaller studies on dogs to have a good idea. Here are three reasons why you may want to give your dog or cat
1. It Relieves Anxiety
Some pets are more
Whether their anxiety is more severe or situational, you can give
2. It Reduces Pain
If your pet is injured, recovering from surgery, or just older and experiencing issues like joint pain, CBD can help relieve the pain to improve their happiness and comfort. It can also help restore some mobility, not just from reducing the pain they’re experiencing but also by
3. It Stimulates Their Appetite
Another common issue for pets that can arise is them losing their appetite. This can come from a regular illness, anxiety, recovery from surgery, medication they need to be on, or simple aging. They could also just have nausea while they are riding in the car, if they get motion sickness.
Whether it’s just nausea or a loss of appetite, CBD has been found to help in this area as well. It may be more difficult to give a sick pet treats when they already won’t eat, so you can try something like dipping it in chicken stock or some kind of fat to make it more appetizing.
While CBD is safe and nontoxic for pets, make sure you understand how much of a dose is in a treat, as the amount can vary for different weight-groups. Stay within the recommended dose limits for your pet, and don’t give them to them for no reason or for training. Giving them several times the normal dose for their weight can make them feel sick.