What’s The Deal with Hemp Oil and Dogs?
CBD, also known as Cannabidiol, is a compound found in both hemp and cannabis that relieves pain, reduces anxiety and helps sleep. President Trump also just signed the 2018 Farm Bill, which legalizes hemp in all 50 states.
Unlike THC, which is the cannabinoid that causes the high associated in cannabis, hemp-derived CBD is non-psychoactive and will not get your pets high.
Mary and I took Bee and Rigby on our annual trip to Michigan for the holidays and grabbed a bag of Treatibles Hemp Oil chews to help ease their anxiety. We purchased these at our local Natural Pet Market in Tampa, Health Mutt.
The 2-day road trip from Tampa and being displaced always puts our dogs on edge. We wanted to try something to help them stay calm with hopes of keeping us calm too. Bee and Rigby also aren’t used to Michigan’s cold weather or snow, so we were hoping these would help with that too. They feed off our anxiety, so if everyone is less anxious, our whole family is better off.
“Hemp is classified as containing less than .3% of Tetrahydrocannabinol, better known as THC, the psychoactive cannabinoid prevalent in medical cannabis. Some strains of hemp, including the one used in Treatibles products, are virtually free of THC.” according to a recent Treatibles blog post. There are a few studies that have tested the effects of CBD on Pets too. Treatibles contains full spectrum hemp oil, which includes a full range of cannabinoids and compounds found in the original plant
We noticed a difference in Rigby and Bee when going outside to potty. Last year, they practically refused to go outside because it was too cold. After a few Treatibles, they seemed less reluctant. We also saw a difference in how they reacted around other dogs. They usually bark a lot more, but we saw a noticeable difference in that too. Something else we noticed is that Bee let us snuggle with her during the day, which she only allows at night typically.
If you’re considering trying CBD dog treats, do your research and consult with your vet to make sure they’re right for you and your dogs. You can use the Treatibles Store Locator or purchase them from Treatibles.com
With the new farm bill, we’re likely to see more and more CBD products not only for pets, but people too. If you’ve tried Hemp Oil Chews for your dogs, let us know in the comments how it worked for you.
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