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The CBD Solution Last Updated on 2017-12-20 11:22:55 Pet Product News / 12.11.17 / by Lindsey Getz   Cannabidiol (CBD) oil-based supplements and treats for both cats and dogs continue to grow in popularity as more pet owners begin to recognize their potential benefits. Despite the fact that it’s still a relatively new category, there already are a lot of options, and shoppers might need quite a bit of assistance in choosing what’s best for their pet. Herbal alternatives in general continue to grow in demand as consumers become more knowledgeable, aware and discerning, said Lorin Grow, owner of Furry Face in Redlands, Calif. “At SuperZoo in 2016, there were only a few booths exhibiting CBD products,” Grow said. “In 2017, it was a flood of new CBD exhibitors. And I expect even more next year.” Chelsea Joyce, vice president of sales for Pet Releaf in Englewood, Colo., said that the driving... More »
Cannabis For Your Dog? Last Updated on 2017-07-24 13:48:45 DogsNaturally |  By Julia Henriques  |  CBD hemp can help with both chronic and acute disease. Among chronic conditions, it can help with arthritis, compromised immune systems, stress responses, aggression and digestive issues. There are also studies under way into CBD’s effects on Type 1 diabetes, organ diseases and cancer. Veterinarians are also finding CBD hemp can be useful in treating acute ailments like sprains and strains, torn ligaments, bone breaks and even during post-operative care to reduce swelling, pain and stiffness. If your dog’s taking conventional drugs for any of these conditions, CBD hemp may make it possible to use lower doses of the drugs to achieve therapeutic effects. Since conventional medicines do have side effects, this is a useful benefit of CBD. source: More »
CBD and your Pet Last Updated on 2017-07-24 13:35:20 Medical marijuana woos four-legged fans Jocelyne ZABLIT AFP News19 June 2017 Brett Hartman gives his dogs Cayley, a six-year-old-Labrador Retriever drops of a cannabis based medicinal tincture to treat hip pain and anxiety It's early morning, just after breakfast, and six-year-old Cayley is wide awake, eagerly anticipating her daily dose of cannabis. The black labrador, tail wagging, laps up the liquid tincture owner Brett Hartmann squirts into her mouth, a remedy he uses morning and evening to help alleviate Cayley's anxiety. "Ever since I started her on CBD (cannabidiol -- a marijuana extract), her separation anxiety has disappeared," says Hartmann, 30, of his pet, a service dog he acquired while in college because he had epilepsy. Hartmann, who lives near Los Angeles, said he... More »