Cannabinoid Canine: CBD Can Help Your Dog

There has been much made of the recent revelations of health benefits in cannabis. states now offer some legal means for acquiring cannabis products–like cannabidiol–for the treatment of a variety of disorders in humans. Most famously useful for cancer patients and those suffering from intractable seizures, there are a number of less-publicized benefits attributed to cannabis-derived medicines, some of which don’t get quite the news coverage they deserve.

One of the main benefits of cannabis products is in the fighting of anxiety and depression. While prescription choices like Zoloft are the go-to for medical professionals across the country, uncomfortable and awkward side effects–like suicidal thoughts–make these a still-imperfect solution to the rising problem of anxiety and depression disorders in the Western world.

And it’s not just the people who are suffering from these disorders. Our dogs, too, often show signs of suffering from anxiety or depression, as strange as that might sound to the uninitiated.

And while there do exist plenty of traditional prescription treatments for a depressed dog, the new wave of interest in cannabinoids as treatments for depressive and anxious disorders has led to the introduction of new cannabis-infused dog treats.

We have been putting several new CBD products on the market. One of the newest being CBD Pet Jerky for Dogs and Cats. “the treats are made with high quality Pharma Grade CBD (Cannabidiol) and have a host of benefits for your pets”

Among the many benefits reported, top of that list were a reduction in depressive behavior, a lessening of separation anxiety, improved digestion, and a reduction of inflammation. He’s had to explain to customers that this is the same stuff used to prevent seizures in children, and violent episodes in PTSD sufferers, specifically veterans.

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