While there’s no definitive scientific data on using CBD to treat dogs, there’s anecdotal evidence from dog owners suggesting it can treat pain, especially neuropathic pain, as well as helping to control seizures.
Learn more about the CBD study funded by the Canine Health Foundation.
What Dog Health Problems Can CBD Oil Treat?
If you and your veterinarian decide that you should try CBD as a treatment for your dog, there are a few things to keep in mind when purchasing CBD oil. Not all oils are the same; you’ll want high-quality CBD oil to have a better chance of it working.
While there’s no scientific data on the side effects of CBD usage for dogs, there are potential side effects based on how CBD affects humans. To minimize any potential side effects, make sure you are following the proper dosage.
The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) is sponsoring a study through the Colorado State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences to evaluate the use of CBD in treatment-resistant epileptic dogs. The CHF hopes that this will be the first study to gain scientific data on the use of CBD in dogs with this condition.
We started Pet Med Labs because we wanted our pets to have a healthy alternative to pharmaceuticals that left them free of pain, living their best lives. Our Pet Med Labs line of CBD pet products, inspired by our founder’s journey to support his dog, Broder, after a cancer diagnosis, are formulated with 100% natural Hemp and treat a range of ailments and conditions. CBD is safe and boasts a variety of health benefits for your pet ranging from pain relief, anti-inflammation, anxiety reduction and more.