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How to make cbd oil for my dog

Beginners Guide to CBD Oil for Dogs

In recent years the uses of the hemp and marijuana plant have been explored for human and animal use. Until recently all parts of marijuana were illegal to consume. Now with an increase in research, doctors are learning of the helpful uses of hemp, marijuana, and CBD.

What is CBD

Cannabidiol or CBD is found in hemp plants. Unlike what many people believe CBD does not contain THC. THC is the compound found in marijuana responsible for the euphoric state. In recent years CBD has been explored for potential medical uses with success in both human and veterinary medicine.

Is CBD oil for dogs safe?

CBD oil is very safe for dogs. Many dogs show improvement with their condition after taking CBD for a few weeks. Many people have reported that CBD in their dog or cat has significantly reduced or eliminated pain from arthritis or helped with seizures and other neurological problems.

What do you need to know about CBD Legality?

CBD is the non-psychoactive part of the plant and depending on what state you live in dictates if it is legal or illegal. THC is the psychoactive part of the plant and at this time is illegal for a veterinarian to prescribe to patients. Marijuana is currently listed as a controlled substance schedule 1 drug meaning that it has no medical benefit or that the benefits from the drug greatly outweigh the side effects with a very strong potential for abuse or addiction. Schedule 1 drugs are illegal for all veterinarians to prescribe and can only be used in research purposes. In human medication, there are certain instances where human doctors can prescribe marijuana to their patients. Hemp Based CDB is the better option due to these complications and commercial grade hemp is legal due to the 2018 farm bill.

How it works

CBD affects the endocannabinoid system. This system is found in all mammal’s bodies. The endocannabinoid system is a very complex system that contains multiple different receptors which play an important regulatory role throughout the body. Cannabinoids are chemical substances which act on specific receptors. There are three different types of cannabinoids: endocannabinoids, phytocannabinoids and synthetic cannabinoids. Endocannabinoids are naturally found in the body and are formed in response to an increase in calcium in the cell. Phytocannabinoids are produced by the female marijuana plant. Synthetic cannabinoids are manufactured compounds. Both phytocannabinoids and synthetic cannabinoids act in the body just like naturally occurring endocannabinoids. This chemical substance acts on two different receptors CB 1 and CB 2 . CB 1 is found mostly in the brain and parts of the nervous systems responsible for pain, movement or memory. They can also be found it a lesser degree on the pituitary gland, immune cells, reproductive tissues, intestines, heart, lungs, bladder and adrenal glands. CB 2 receptors are found in immune cells, tonsils, and spleen. The psychoactive effect is caused by the CB 1 receptor.

What are the benefits of CBD Oil for Dogs?

Colorado State University Veterinary School has published studies showing the benefits of CBD oil in reducing pain associated with osteoarthritis. The information that we have regarding the use of cannabis in veterinary medicine has come from recent studies done on laboratory rodents (mice, rats, and Guinea pigs). Studied on laboratory animals has shown benefits for disorders of the cardiovascular system, cancer, pain, disorders of the respiratory system or metabolic disorders. There has been very little published studied on cannabis in dogs, and cats. Most of the studies in companion and large animal medicine are on the toxic levels, effects, and treatment rather than therapeutic applications. Currently, some of the most frequent studies of cannabis in veterinary medicine are for the treatment of glaucoma, pain, skin disorders and cancer.

Cannabis has been shown to have a wide variety of beneficial effects on the body in laboratory and companion animals. Most cannabis has psychotropic properties which can cause behavior effects in animals and can become addictive. However, there are many other medications that have these same effects and are used for medical purposes today because the benefits are much greater than the side effects. Pet owners have reported the successful use of marijuana with their pets for both large and small animals. Studies are being performed to prove the benefits of cannabis in animals as well as products being produced that limit the THC content to help decrease the potential for toxicity.

Are there side effects of CBD oil?

There are studies published that show that CBD given to dog over a long period of time at very high dosages have little to no side effects. Some of the dogs taking the medication long term did show a slight increase in a liver enzyme (ALT). While most other medications used to treat dogs can have a large list of unwanted side effect. This makes CBD a great option especially for those pets with chronic pain or other medical conditions that prevent them from taking traditional medications.

How to Make CBD Dog Treats

Your pet and you will love all the benefits of this CBD Oil Dog Treats recipe.

There are many reasons why people have been giving their pets CBD-infused treats.

CBD is a compound derived from hemp.

It’s an ingredient commonly found in food and supplements and is believed to provide many medicinal properties and benefits.

There have been many studies done about the effects of CBD in dogs and they have shown that CBD may help decrease anxiety and other serious conditions.

Other potential health benefits include helping your dog sleep more, relieving joint pain, and increasing their appetite.

CBD is also believed to help alleviate stomach pain, reducing digestive distress.

Benefits Of Making Your Own CBD Treats

CBD and hemp-infused treats are available on many websites, including popular online pet stores like PetCareRx.

However, there are many benefits of making your own CBD treats.

Home-made treats are more nutritious because you have control over the ingredients you put in them.

There are lots of ways to prepare these CBD dog treats.

The recipe is simple, but the results can be very beneficial for your pet.

There are no preservatives or additives, which makes it quite safe for you and your canine companion.

Making your own treats is the only way you’ll be 100% sure of the ingredients in the treats you’re giving your pet.

There are some things to keep in mind though when preparing these treats.

The key to using CBD dog treats is to keep them fresh and to make sure your dog consumes them thoroughly when administered to them.

Many owners make their own treats do so for the safety of their own pets, especially if their dogs are allergic to anything.

Giving your pet treats that were made by someone else can be harmful to your pet if they have any allergies.

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CBD Dog Treats Ingredients

1 cup apple sauce

½ cup peanut butter

¼ cup of coconut oil

1 tsp. baking soda

CBD Dog Treats Recipe

Before you begin, make sure you’re using all-natural ingredients and these ingredients don’t have any artificial flavors or chemicals added to them.

One extremely dangerous ingredient that you should avoid is xylitol, as this sweetener can be fatal to your pet even in the smallest of doses.

Before you begin, turn your oven on and let it preheat to 340 degrees Fahrenheit

Mix the apple sauce, peanut butter, and coconut oil thoroughly in a bowl.

Once you have these ingredients mixed, add the baking soda and flour while stirring constantly so these ingredients won’t clump up.

Mix all the ingredients except the CBD until you get a dough-like substance.

Keep in mind that you might need to make some adjustments and add additional flour or water if necessary.

At this point, you have two options.

You can either make small balls with your dough and make them into cookies or use a cookie cutter to cut your cookies into shapes.

If you do the latter make sure your dough is at least half an inch thick.

Before you put your cookies in the oven make sure you line your pan with wax or parchment paper.

This will ensure that your cookies don’t burn or stick from the bottom.

Once you have your pan lined, put the cookies in the oven for 15 minutes.

Then the cooking time ends, take your pan out of your oven and let your treats cool.

When dog treats are cool, you can add the last ingredient which is CBD.

You can simply put a drop or two (depending on your vet’s recommended dosage) on top of each cookie and let it absorb before giving the treat to your dog.

Serving Tips:

This recipe will make 20 servings so you should have enough to give one treat to your dog for almost a month.

Make sure you keep these treats in a moisture-free, airtight container so they won’t go bad or become stale. We recommend an airtight container stored in the refrigerator.

Limit your dog to one or two treats a day depending on their dosage.

If you’re unsure of their dosage please talk to your dog’s veterinarian first.

Conclusion:

Cooking with CBD is becoming more and more common, as many people decide it is better for them to make their own dog treats so they know what their pet is taking.

So next time you’re looking for ways to bring joy back into your pet’s life, consider giving them some CBD dog treats.

This natural supplement is believed to have numerous health benefits.

They’ll be happier and you’ll be happier as well.

The great news is that you don’t have to spend an exorbitant amount on expensive medication or other artificial supplements that might harm your pet.

With these natural dog supplements, they may feel better, look better, sleep better, and even act better than they did before.

Remember to consult with your veterinarian before changing your pet’s diet.

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