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The Definitive Guide to Treating Your Dog with CBD

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CBD is a natural compound found in the hemp plant that’s known for its many health benefits. There’s a common misconception that CBD is psychoactive and gets you high. The ‘high’ people refer to happens when they consume tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).

Due to the popularity of this oil and the hemp plant in general, plenty of studies have been done on CBD and a number of conditions. The role of CBD on sleep and anxiety has been studied, an umbrella study on CBD users has been done, and clinical trials are being held to test the effectiveness of CBD for schizophrenia, Parkinson’s, epilepsy patients, and more.

With plenty of evidence that speaks in favor of the use of CBD oil, it is now also being developed for the use of pets. Our experts are here to guide you on how to use CBD oil for your dogs:

CBD and dogs

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The first question many pet owners have with CBD is whether or not it’s safe for their pets to consume. Since CBD is the non-psychoactive compound that’s naturally found in hemp, your dog will not  feel high.

It is also a healthy alternative to costly medications that have undesired side effects and can sometimes decrease our pet’s quality of life.

CBD oil to treat degenerative neurological disease

Older dogs often develop health conditions that make day-to-day life quite challenging for them.  Veterinarians have been prescribing CBD oil for dogs suffering from nerve, spinal, and progressive myelopathy, helping ease the symptoms.

CBD relieves pain

One of the most common ways CBD is used is as a pain reliever. It contains anti-inflammatory properties that can help reduce pain in older pets with arthritis, helps heal after surgery, or calms pets stress and pain for end of life support.


 Many dogs (and their owners) are affected by epilepsy. The most commonly prescribed medication for this condition is Potassium Bromide and Phenobarbital.

Although these drugs work to reduce the number of episodes that occur, they have a number of side-effects as well including harm to the liver and other vital organs.

In another study, CBD oil was  administered to dogs suffering from drug-resistant epilepsy. The results were very favorable and within 4 months the dogs that participated in the trial had shown tremendous improvement, with significant reduction in the frequency and longevity of the seizures.

If you’re looking to get your dog started on hemp oil, get in touch with innov8tion. We’re an online store that provides all-natural hemp oil for pets

Our products not only work for pain relief and seizures, but also acts as a  daily supplement for your dogs. Check out our products available online or contact us at 1-801-232-7409 for more information or check out these FAQs about our product.