Side effects of CBD oil for dogs
To better understand why CBD might be a good option for your dog, let's look at how the cannabinoids found in CBD interact with your dog's endocannabinoid system to help balance body function and promote health.
CBD is not psychoactive. CBD will not get your pet stoned.
The debate on CBD oil for dogs is ongoing. Right now we do not have all that much scientific data on the potential side effects of CBD oil for dogs. What we do know is that CBD may have the potential to:
- Dry mouth: CBD can decrease the production of saliva. Dogs may drink more water than usual.
- Studies have shown that a CBD high (through either smoking, or orally ingestion) dramatically reduces blood pressure in humans.
- The calming effect of CBD may cause slight drowsiness, especially when used in large doses.
The most common side effects of CBD are mild and include drowsiness, dry mouth, and upset stomach. More serious side effects are rare, but they can include liver damage, interaction with other medications, and allergic reactions. CBD is generally considered to be safe for dogs, but it is always important to talk to your veterinarian before starting your dog on any new medication.
CBD, or cannabidiol, is a compound found naturally in the cannabis plant, and it is the one that is most well-known for its medicinal properties. CBD has been shown to be effective in treating a variety of medical conditions in both humans and animals.
There has never been any documented allergic reactions linked to CBD or even hemp in pets. This is, however, still a good idea to discuss options, usage, possible reactions, etc. with your veterinarian.
Follow the recommended dosage of any bottle of CBD oil or CBD treats that you plan to give to your pet. Hemp Well products have clear label instructions and you can contact us with any questions you may have.
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