What dog diseases can CBD help with?

Hemp oil or CBD helps against high blood pressure, can lower high cholesterol levels or alleviate sleep disorders and mood swings. That CBD helps people is beyond dispute. But does CBD also help the dog? There are more and more veterinarians advising giving dogs CBD. But why should you work with hemp oil to support your animal?

The advantages outweigh the disadvantages

You may be surprised, but CBD is actually an important and high-quality dietary supplement for dogs. CBD has positive effects on the coat, is analgesic and anti-inflammatory. The hemp oil also contains a high proportion of important fatty acids; it is also rich in vitamin E, which protects cells from oxidative stress. In the end, this helps the dog’s fur formation. The magnesium contained in hemp oil also reduces dog fatigue and helps with bone maintenance.

So the benefits outweigh the negative ones. But how is hemp oil used? Are there specific areas of application here? Yes. You can use hemp oil as a supplement to BARF. Because in the course of BARF it can happen that the dog does not get all the nutrients it needs. By adding CBD, omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids can be supplied and vitamins and minerals can also be supplied.

Due to the omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids, it is possible that the coat is particularly will be beautiful. Even the skin benefits when CBD is administered. Because many dogs suffer from itchy skin. The itching is reduced by the vitamin E content – the situation improves after just a few days. And hemp oil also affects the immune system. That is, the dog’s immune system becomes stronger when supplied with CBD.

Classic Symptoms: When should the dog be given CBD?

CBD is always recommended. Ultimately, the many general benefits speak in favor of using CBD. If the dog suffers from inflammation or chronic pain or if the following symptoms are known, then it is advisable to administer CBD immediately if you have not touched the hemp oil so far:

Anxiety Panic Attacks Loss of appetite Epilepsy Ataxia (movement coordination disorders) Fat irritation Itching Due to the fact that CBD is now being used more and more in the field of veterinary medicine, it is advisable that you also take a look throws on the stock market. Ultimately, there are more and more companies working with cannabis or CBD – so it may be advisable, especially for long-term investments, if you decide to want to buy cannabis stocks.

When dosing, pay attention to size and weight

It is important to pay attention to the dosage if you decide to work with CBD. While hemp oil is healthy and has many benefits, it’s still important to follow the manufacturer’s or veterinarian’s instructions. The initial situation: the size and weight of the animal. Ultimately, the German Shepherd does not need the same dosage as a Maltese.

In the beginning, the aim is to keep the dosage as low as possible. Even if the dog can tolerate CBD, it is advisable not to give more than one tablespoon per day. Ideally, the CBD oil is mixed into the dog’s food. It should be noted that CBD has a nutty taste – it can happen that the dog refuses the food. You should also make sure that the products are THC-free.

Side effects? Contact veterinarian

Anyone who administers CBD to their dog must usually not afraid of side effects. If you stick to the dosage, here of course with a view to the size and weight of the animal, only the positive changes can subsequently be recognized. Side effects are almost impossible. If you are unsure how to dose CBD, it is advisable to contact your veterinarian. Even if there are still questions or you are not 100 per cent convinced whether it is advisable is to administer CBD.


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