WeedWeek - CBD For Dogs: Do Vets Recommend CBD for Dogs?

"Dogs have long been man’s best friend, and these days people consider their pets as integral members of their families. If you would consider alternative therapies for overcoming health challenges for yourself or close relatives, then why not explore these for your canine family members as well?An emergent field of CBD dog therapies is bringing fascinating insights of the healing properties of the cannabis plant. This article will cover what CBD products are, whether vets recommend CBD for dogs, and some tips to keep in mind while selecting a product for your own dog.

What Is CBD Oil?

CBD oil is a concentrated form of the cannabinoid cannabidiol, one of the two most well-known cannabinoids found in cannabis plants (the other being THC). CBD will not produce any psychoactive effects, so this oil will not get you – or your dog – high. CBD is said to possess a number of purported health benefits, from anti-anxiety to pain relief, and is legal in many states in the U.S. While THC remains an illegal drug at a federal level, the hemp plants commonly used to produce commercially-sold CBD oil are legal, as long as they contain less than 0.3% of THC. ..."Read the full article at WeedWeek. Image via Shepherd Express.