When our pets are faced with health challenges, we are concerned about the best possible medication to turn to.  Many times, the medications make them feel better for only a moment after which the impediment returns and the available remedies that can produce long lasting effects have numerous side effects. Following the turn to herbs, for solutions to pet health issues CBD oil have proven to be a rallying point for pet owners.


Cannabidiol , CBD oil is a non-psychoactive  compound found in hemp and marijuana plants. Unlike tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the main psychoactive compound in marijuana, CBD is completely non psychoactive and safe to be used on pets, this means it won’t get your puppy “high”. CBD active found in cannabis pet supplements contain low concentration of THC and is generally non-toxic, incapable of over dosage. CBD is responsible for the pain relieving sensation users feel on using the cannabis plant.

The effect of CBD in the body is through the endocannabinoid system (ECS). The ECS is present in all mammals and is involved in the control of many biological processes. It posseses two receptors (CB1 and CB2) built to interact with endocannaboids, naturally produced by brain and also with plant derived cannabinoids.


  • Painkiller Effect
  • CBD oil for pets have over time proven to be effective remedy to pain in the joints for arthritic animals, neuropathic pains or anything that will cause chronic pain. Although, CBD active may not be a cure in all situations, it will be great in helping your puppy remain comfortable in these situations.
  • Reduces Anxiety
  • Severe anxiety can cause your pet to exhibit destructive behaviors like barking amongst others, you will need CBD in these situations. CBD found in marijuana is a relaxing stimulant to keep your puppy calm in cases of separation and noise anxiety, even post-traumatic stress disorder.
  • Arouse Appetite
  • If your pet is struggling to eat and is going through pain or vomiting, then you will need a digestive relief. CBD pills will be helpful in restoring the appetite of your puppy. It is an effective antiemetic medication to reduce feelings of nausea and also suppress the subsequent vomiting reflex.
  • Treat Cancer
  • The most common treatment for cancer in pets is chemotherapy; unfortunately it comes with a myriad of side effects. Research has shown that CBD has palliative effects, aiding the immune system in stopping the development and spread of the tumor by blocking the ability to produce energy. It also increases the absorption rate of chemotherapeutic agents.
  • Treat Seizures
  • CBD oil for dogs can help manage seizures. The mechanism for this action is not far from that used in managing anxiety.
  • Heart Health
  • The relaxing property of CBD oil helps it relax blood vessels and arterial walls, protecting it from inflammation. In cases of hypertension associated with stress and anxiety, CDB oil can reduce heart rate and blood pressure.
  • Protect Nervous system
  • In mammals, CDB active has been shown to be of help to patients of Parkinson disease and Amyotrophic lateral Sclerosis. This is not different for dogs suffering degenerative myelopathy as it protects the nerves from toxic radicals.


Although many Vets may have not bought the idea of marijuana’s CDB as being used for positive reasons, this doesn’t negate the benefits that accrue from it’s use to keep your puppy healthy and kicking.

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