When looking for a quick solution to relieve allergy symptoms, many pet parents turn to Benadryl. However, while Benadryl for dog allergies is quick-acting, it doesn’t address the underlying cause of the problem, and it may come with a hefty health risk. As a result, more pet owners are looking for a natural alternative toContinue reading “Natural Remedies for Allergies in Dogs”
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What CBD is Best for Dogs?
What CBD is best for dogs? How do you choose the best oil? CBD, or Cannabidiol, is the second most abundant compound in the cannabis plant, after THC. Recently, CBD is becoming increasingly popular as an alternative to medications, which can have terrible side effects, whereas CBD has little to no adverse effects. Research suggestsContinue reading “What CBD is Best for Dogs?”
Pancreatitis in Dogs
Pancreatitis in dogs is common, in fact, nearly 50 percent of dogs and cats with pancreatic issues will develop pancreatitis in their lifetime. If not treated, this can result in serious illness, and discomfort, and can be fatal. Recognizing the signs of pancreatitis early and beginning a holistic treatment plan can help your pet live a longer,Continue reading “Pancreatitis in Dogs”
Why Didn’t CBD Work for My Dog?
You are not alone if you have offered your pet CBD items and have found yourself uncertain if it is working, or how long it takes to work. In reality, while many dogs quickly show improvements, some dogs take a little longer to feel the effects of CBD because each dog has specific endocannabinoid receptors.Continue reading “Why Didn’t CBD Work for My Dog?”
Should CBD Be Taken with Food?
According to research, the food consumed with CBD may have a significant impact on the amount of CBD absorbed by the body. The importance of bioavailability cannot be overstated. For best effect, your dog will need to take more CBD if the bioavailability is low. The higher the bioavailability, the better the results. In theContinue reading “Should CBD Be Taken with Food?”
Natural Remedies for Addison’s Disease
Addison’s disease, also known as hypoadrenocorticism, is a dangerous disorder that can be managed once detected (with proper treatment). When the problem is treated properly, dogs with Addison’s disease can have relatively normal lives. When the adrenal glands stop producing the hormones that keep the body in balance, Addison’s disease develops. Natural steroids, particularly cortisolContinue reading “Natural Remedies for Addison’s Disease”
PTSD in Dogs: A Natural Remedy for Dogs with Trauma
Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a debilitating, persistent anxiety disease that can occur after any type of traumatic experience. Despite widespread public knowledge of the condition, little is known about its pathophysiology (how it works) and little study has been undertaken on how to combat it. Fortunately, some study has been done on howContinue reading “PTSD in Dogs: A Natural Remedy for Dogs with Trauma”
CBD vs Phenobarbital for Dogs
There are several different alternatives for pet parents to consider when it comes to controlling seizures in their dogs. Phenobarbital for dogs is one of the most widely administered anti-epileptic medications by veterinarians nowadays. Despite its extensive use, phenobarbital has potentially fatal adverse effects for dogs. While it is generally effective at preventing seizures, Phenobarbital isContinue reading “CBD vs Phenobarbital for Dogs”
What’s the Endocannabinoid System?
Consider the phrase “endocannabinoid.” The phrase “cannabinoid” is derived from the word “cannabis,” and “endo” refers to the fact that it is formed naturally within the body. As a result, “endocannabinoid” actually refers to cannabis-like compounds that exist naturally in our dog’s (and our) bodies. P.S. Our dogs, us, our cats, and other mammals allContinue reading “What’s the Endocannabinoid System?”
How Dogs React to CBD Oil
Because of their endocannabinoid mechanism, humans have had a lot of success with cannabinoids like CBD. Indeed, as science progresses, it’s likely that you’ve heard some success stories yourself. We have an endocannabinoid pathway, which is why it works for humans. Fortunately, this mechanism has been discovered in all animals. Dogs aren’t exempt from thisContinue reading “How Dogs React to CBD Oil”