This 115mg to 230mg CBD tincture is formulated by a veterinarian and can be purchased in doses specific to either small or large pets. Those who purchase the tincture also receive a complimentary consultation with the resident veterinarian at Vet CBD.
JustHempCo uses organically grown Colorado hemp to create its rich 250mg CBD tincture. This whole plant hemp oil is 100% organic and does not include any additional carrier oils—just pure CBD.
Most pet-parents would go to any length to help their furry friends, and many are beginning to consider medical cannabis as a means of wellness management and relief from pain. With specially-formulated CBD tinctures on the market made just for pets, you can treat your furry friends as you would yourself.
Herbabuena Vet CBD Pet Tincture
Irie’s organically grown, full-spectrum CBD hemp oil is paired with organic hemp seed, fermented cod liver oil, astaxanthin, and vitamin E oil extract, making it an antioxidant powerhouse with the added benefits of CBD.
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Finally, while shopping for a CBD product for your pet, look out for these factors: natural or organic hemp harvesting methods (which means there are no artificial ingredients), dog-friendly flavors (like chicken, bacon, or peanut butter), and overall concentration of CBD (which speaks to the potency of the products).
CBDistillery has a reputation of high-quality CBD products that are processed with cold-pressed hemp seed oil, which makes them easier for dogs to digest. Not to mention, CBDistillery is one of the most affordable places to purchase hemp products. The 150-milligram tincture is great for small to medium sized dogs, and the 600-milligram pet CBD oil is made for larger breeds.
In addition, there are some potential side effects, although they are usually quite mild. According to Dr. Jerry Klein, the American Kennel Association's Chief Veterinary Officer, some specific side effects to watch out for include drowsiness, dry mouth, or lowered blood pressure. A study in Animals also noted diarrhea as a potential side effect. However, pet owners may find some assurances in a 2016 report from the Journal of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association (JAHVMA), which notes that there is anecdotal evidence to suggest that CBD may be helpful for dogs with chronic pain, anxiety, and other health issues.
Another consideration as you shop for pet-friendly CBD products is third-party lab testing. Independent research helps show a brand's products are safe and potentially effective. Look for brands that provide these testing results (also known as Certificates of Analysis, or COA).
Josh Hurst is a journalist, critic, copywriter, and essayist. He lives in Knoxville, TN, with his wife and three sons. As a writer for Remedy Review, an independent CBD review site, Josh covers the relationship between cannabis-based products and the human body. The products featured in this article were tested at ProVerde Laboratories in Milford, MA and Avazyme, Inc. in Durham, NC.