Perhaps the first thing to know about Hemp oil for dogs, is it’s an excellent natural remedy for pain in dogs. It’s actually helpful for a number of conditions including. Even though labeled Hemp Oil, ours is actually extracted from CBD
- Hip pain
- Leg and/or back pain
- Seizures combined with Seizure Support Formula
- Cushings Disease – Can be more often than not managed nicely with the Hemp Oil along with our Adrenal and C Support formulas. *Note: The C-Support formula already includes the Hemp Oil in the Package so you would only need to order the Adrenal Support formula separately.
More About the Amazing Health Benefits of Hemp Oil for Dogs
Dogs with seizures have tremendously received relief from hemp oil. The calming effect helps reduce the severity of symptoms and assists in reducing their overall occurrence.
Hemp oil has also helped in increasing appetite, relieving the pain of arthritis, assuaging anxiety, and even assisting in the reprieve of cancer symptoms. Any condition that features chronic pain, loss of appetite, nausea, behavioral changes, and other concerning symptoms can be assisted with hemp oil.
Hemp oil for dogs is useful because it targets the receptors in the central nervous system, brain and immune system to produce a relaxing effect, which opens the door for treating a number of harmful symptoms that may affect our four-legged friends.
How to Add Hemp Oil to Your Dog’s Diet?
There are a number of ways to include hemp oil for your dog, starting with CBD tincture. This is the best and most direct way to administer the oil because it is adaptable and can be added in just about any situation. There are other options, however, and you may be more comfortable using capsules or cannabis oil. Dog treats are also available.
CBD Extract Hemp Oil for Dogs & How much Hemp is safe for dogs?
CBD extracts come ready to use and can be administered without hassle. Using naturally-occurring CBD extract mixed with fractionated coconut oil, this oil is made from an in-house extraction and contains 15mg of CBD for every mL of tincture. As mentioned above, this formula is a CBD extract formula.
The suitable amount for your dog may vary, but as a general rule the following guide should do:
- Dogs under 15 pounds – three drops for 1.5mg
- Dogs 15 to 30 pounds – six drops for 3mg
- Dogs 30 to 60 pounds – 10 drops for 5mg
- Dogs over 60 pounds – 20 drops for 10mg
As with any herbal treatment for dogs,there are cautions. Even when using the best CBD/Hemp oil for your dog, it’s best to understand what the product is that you’re working with. CBD has very few known side effects when used accordingly. Some side effects reported are nausea, diarrhea, dizziness, mood changes, dry mouth, vomiting, anxiety.
Consult with your dog’s vet if you are using prescription medications for your dog since CBD may impede the dog’s ability to metabolize certain medications, allowing them to linger in the system longer.
More About Hemp
It’s derived from industrial hemp. It is a variety of Cannabis sativa plant species that is grown specifically for the industrial uses, it is not a psychoactive stimulant like THC, also known as tetrahydrocannabinol. While both THC and Hemp are derived from cannabis, Hemp does not produce a “buzz” like THC. It is useful for producing a calming effect for your canine and can assist greatly with pain relief.
Marijuana comes from the same plant as Hemp for pets, of course, but there are distinctions. Marijuana comes from the buds,leaves and resin of the cannabis plant. This is where high concentrations of THC live. Hemp oil for dogs, on the other hand, comes from the rest of the plant. This is known as hemp and contains less than three percent of THC along with the aforementioned cannabidiol substance.