CBD Dog Chews — a Useful Treat for Your Pet

Pet owners will go to great lengths to ensure that their pet is happy and healthy. The holistic pet market is booming with all kinds of products available to help with a variety of health issues in pets. CBD-infused dog treats are popular when it comes to dealing with chronic pain and other conditions. What began as a popular option for adults has now become a safe and effective way for pet owners to help their dogs feel better.

Thanks to the wide variety of health benefits that come from a CBD regimen, dog’s lives are improving worldwide. Hemp oil, which contains CBD, can provide relief from issues such as:

  • Pain
  • Limited mobility 
  • Anxiety 
  • Decreased energy levels 
  • Overall discomfort from age or illness 
  • Cancer 

How Does CBD Help Your Dog? 

CBD is found within the Сannabis plant. It has the ability to relieve anxiety by helping achieve a calm mental state, and it can relieve pain without negatively affecting a dog’s cognitive and physical abilities. High-Quality hemp oil is added to each product, and different flavoring will make it better for your dog to enjoy.

It doesn’t take long for CBD to begin working. CBD mainly acts on the endocannabinoid system. Endocannabinoid receptors are located in your dog’s brain and nervous system, which impacts major internal organs and the immune system. CBD acts on these receptors which result in relaxing the body and boosting the signal for helping with inflammatory mediators.

What Conditions Can a CBD Dog Treat Provide Benefits for?

1. Arthritis 

Arthritis can cause a number of problems in dogs, including aches, pain, inflammation in the joints, stiff gait, and even difficulty going to the bathroom. CBD can alleviate the discomfort that comes with arthritis, thus greatly improving your pet’s mobility. CBD will help with pain relief and can reduce joint inflammation which is another source of pain for pets.

2. Anxiety 

Many dogs suffer from anxiety. For some, anxiety is at its worst when pets are away from their owners, when there are loud noises, and when there is inclement weather. Severe anxiety can be incredibly disruptive for pets’ mental health, and chronic anxiety can even affect their physical health. Anxious pet may not eat properly or sleep well, and they may be less active. Anxious pets can develop behavioral issues like chewing objects, urinating where they shouldn’t, barking, biting, and attacking.

CBD can be an effective way to improve your pet’s response to various stimuli, especially when CBD is combined with other calming products as part of a behavior modification plan instituted by your veterinarian. The goal is to minimize your pet’s responses to anxiety-inducing stimuli, and CBD can help them quickly achieve that goal.

When utilizing treats for positive reinforcement in behavior training, using CBD treats may help your pet’s focus by keeping them calm.

3. Appetite Issues 

CBD dog treats can be used to boost your pet’s appetite. There are numerous reasons why your dog might not want to eat, including pain, dental disease, being a picky eater, having signs of illness like vomiting or diarrhea, and side effects from cancer treatments. CBD can help motivate your pet to eat, and it can also help prescription appetite stimulants work faster.

What’s the bottom line?

CBD’s many effects on the body are useful for us and for our pets. It can help with relaxation and help alleviate pain. CBD administration is easiest when available in the form of a treat. Ask your veterinarian for more information on how you can help your pet with a high-quality CBD treat!

By Erica Irish

Erica IrishDr. Erica Irish is a small animal veterinarian practicing in Central Florida. She has many interests, including cardiology, dentistry, dermatology, and integrative medicine.

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3 thoughts on “CBD Dog Chews — a Useful Treat for Your Pet

  • Last year, my old dog suffered very much from pain in the legs, then he was diagnosed with arthritis. I couldn’t help crying at nights. Thanks to CBD drops, he can run again!

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