Like responsible pet parents that we are, we just can’t stand watching our furry friends being in pain or suffering in any shape or form.
It especially hurts because they can’t tell us what’s wrong, and we can’t tell them that it will all be fine.
Ever since cannabis has become so popular among us humans for treating a number of medical conditions, holistic veterinarians started wondering if this magical herb can also help our pets.
So, as it turns out, dogs seem to respond very well to this one specific chemical in cannabis — cannabidiol.
CBD for dogs has become a new thing recently, and as it seems our furry friends are loving it.
However, when it comes to marijuana for dogs, pet parents have to be extra careful.
Unlike CBD, the most famous cannabis compound called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is toxic and dangerous to dogs. In fact, dogs are very sensitive to it and you need to avoid it at all costs.
On the other hand, CBD seems to bring forth a feeling of calmness and balance in all mammals, including dogs. It’s not psychoactive like THC, and what’s also interesting, it fits perfectly in our dogs bodies through its positive interaction with an endocannabinoid system that very much resembles our own.
We’re going to explore everything in a minute, but first check out this graphical guide to get an overall picture of what you’re heading into.
Wellness Power Team