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What Does CBD Oil Do for Dogs? 

What Does CBD Oil Do for Dogs? 

Apr 03, 2022

If you could increase their quality of life with the natural benefits of full-spectrum CBD oil for dogs, would you?

We love them for how they are. Pets are members of the family. Just like their human counterparts, their health can have ups and downs, injuries, aging concerns and a few quirky behaviors here and there.

What does CBD oil do for dogs and how?

Any animal with vertebrae has an endocannabinoid system (ECS) and there are even some without vertebrae that have them (those are mostly slimy critters that you probably don’t want to pet). The ECS is a complex system of receptors throughout the body that helps you and your pet establish and maintain homeostasis, which is balance in the body. This includes both physical and mental balance.

The Benefits of full spectrum CBD oil for dogs

There are three different types of CBD oil; Full spectrum, broad spectrum and isolate. Full spectrum CBD oil for dogs is widely considered most effective because of the “entourage effect.” There are over 400 different plant compounds in the hemp plant. Full spectrum CBD oil includes all of these compounds which allows them to work synergistically for more effective results.

Promotes active mobility

CBD has antioxidant properties that can help to reduce free-radicals in the body, resulting in less inflammation. Inflammation is one of the primary sources of discomfort in aging dogs or pets with injuries that tend to flare up.

Serves as a neuroprotectant

Over 20 years ago, the U.S. Government patented CBD as an antioxidant and neuroprotectant. Neuroprotectants can help improve and reduce the degradation of neurological and cognitive function which is important for aging pets.

May keep your dog calm in scary situations

The ECS has a two-way (retrograde) communication system between receptors that works to help decrease the fight or flight response that your pet may have when you are away or when there is something exciting or loud happening around them.

Can promote focus

People often use CBD for its calming and focusing properties. This is a function of having balance in the body. Less mental and physical distractions can make attentiveness easier.

Decrease restlessness

There are multiple reasons that your pet could be restless. They could be uncomfortable which is a physical issue or they could be stressed, which is a mental issue. Full spectrum CBD for dogs can address both allowing your dog to receive the rest he or she needs to maintain optimal health, naturally.

Is CBD oil for dogs safe?

The World Health Organization has reported that no adverse effects were found for dogs. Many veterinarians are also starting to promote the natural benefits of what CBD oil can do for dogs. Just like in people, each dog’s endocannabinoid system is a little different which means they could be a little less or a little more sensitive.

Receptra Naturals Pet CBD tincture comes in two concentrations of the same great formula. One is for small pets and one is for large pets. CBD for dogs can be easily added to food or treats or given directly. Receptra also produces convenient and delicious peanut butter bacon CBD dog treats to make things a little easier and more enticing.