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CBD and Pets

CBD has exploded in recent years as an alternative solution to many different ailments and as an addition to a lot of individuals’ wellness regime. This includes increased awareness of the impact of CBD on yours pets and the benefits it offers.

Black Rabbit, the online dispensary in Canada, is here to provide guidance and insight into what is best for your pet when it comes to marijuana. As always, we offer same-day delivery in Toronto and neighbouring GTA areas as well as mail orders Canada-wide. We offer a variety of CBD oils online, which we will dive deeper into about which is right for your pet, as well as a plethora of flower, edibles, and more for your enjoyment and ailments.

With a growing number of pet owners using cannabis products and a lot of information floating around, what’s science is there of cannabinoids medicine and pets?

Sadly, there isn’t a lot (yet), however a study done by Colorado State University found that healthy dogs overall reacted to CBD really well. Although, initial studies of CBD were focused on the benefits for humans, we share quite a few similarities with our four-legged companions that they may enjoy the benefits of CBD as well.

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The Basics of CBD
Let’s start with what CBD is. CBD, or cannabidiol, is chemical compound found in the cannabis plant. It contains essentially no tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is what causes the unmistakable feeling of being high due to its psychoactive properties. If you’re looking for that high right now, check out our wide selection of THC products and same-day weed delivery. We got you.

A very important thing to note is that according to The Anti-Cruelty Society, THC can be toxic to animals, and it is known that canines are 4 to 6 times more prone to THC toxicity than humans. So, when shopping for CBD oils for your pets, choose from the CBD line that has virtually no THC included like MOTA CBD Tincture and/or Faded CBD Tincture (a pharmaceutical grade solvent-free organic MCT oil).

CBD benefits for your pets

As mentioned before, humans and animals have similarities. Multiple studies have explain that the endocannabinoid system that is present in both the human and animal bodies with which CBD reacts. In short, because we have similar features in our body, our pets (particularly mammals) may enjoy the benefits of CBD.

1. CBD may reduce stress and anxiety

Humans are not the only ones who experience stress or anxiety, and we know pet owners reading this are nodding their heads in agreement. Many factors can cause stress and anxiety on our beloved pets, like separation from owners, loud noises, phobias, and sometimes travelling in a vehicle.  As many of us know, CBD has been shown to induce calmness and relaxation without introducing a high. The same goes for your pets, so this can be a solution for your furry friend.

2. CBD may minimize the risk of seizures and epilepsy

Many pets are often prescribed medication for managing their seizures and epilepsy, but these can often have harmful effects on their organs. CBD is a great alternative to treat seizures and epilepsy. It is an approved treatment!

3. CBD may relieve pain and inflammation

One of the most widely known benefits for marijuana is that it can help ease discomfort.  According to The Bark, research has shown that CBD has anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties. Pets, especially dogs, are known to develop arthritis, nerve-related pains, and other inflammatory injuries that can be soothed with CBD. Cornell University measured the effects of CBD on pain and arthritis on small sample dogs. The results were incredible. Over 80% of the participating dogs had a decrease in pain and improved mobility!

If your pup is struggling with discomfort and pain, you may want to try out Faded CBD Tincture. It is 100% pharmaceutical grade solvent-free organic MCT oil with absolutely no fillers and 99.3% pure CBD Full Spectrum and pure MCT oil derived from coconuts. Remember, you only the best for your furry baby and we offer mail orders OR same-day delivery for your convenience from our online dispensary.

Here at Black Rabbit, we want you to know that we care about you and your furry friends. Remember to always read the labels for instructions and usage. Although research is not fully complete on CBD oils and its benefits on human and animals, the results are promising! Consider CBD as an alternative to help your furry friend ease their anxiety, discomfort, and seizures.

However, if you ever have doubts, don’t hesitate to contact a professional vet to provide additional insight.

As always, we’ll see you down the rabbit hole!

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