CBD for dogs is one of the hottest trends in the cannabis industry. It’s been around not quite as long as the human side has been, but it was almost a natural shoe-in for those who had actually tried cannabis to help with certain ailments for the animals, since we have similar endocannabinoid systems as humans. This is why big pharma usually tests on rats cats dogs pigs especially pigs, because we have the most similar endocannabinoid system as they do. And, the way we internalize and digest and grab the benefits of cannabis is fairly similar, so some of the benefits of giving your pet cannabis especially if they have arthritis is the great anti-inflammatory properties it’s great also for seizures.
This is why Colorado actually became a mecca for medical patients especially young kids, who you know their parents did not want them to get high, and CBD was readily available. There so cannabis or CBD in general is actually really great for inflammation gastrointestinal problems with your animal stress and anxiety, especially for fireworks end of life care arthritis, even cancers. It’s not gonna be curing the cancer but it can definitely help your pup feel a little bit more comfortable, and it also helps with the poor appetite. So, I would suggest that, if you have a dog that might have, you know, some of these issues like with the degenerative joint disease, hot spots that kind of thing, or even just general everyday wellness, I would suggest trying a little bit of cannabis.
Majority of the questions that we get from Bark Avenue CBD Dog Hemp Treats is how do you know what to dose your animal. We will discuss that in another video to kind of try to find the right dosing for your animal. So hopefully, if you have any more questions, you know, please feel free to drop us a line at Bark Avenue Hemp Treats. Read a little bit more about our product and, you know, some of the safety requirements that we expect from our manufacturers. So that your pup safety is our number one priority and as well as enjoying getting his beds.
So here’s my little pup ready to eat her treats. So, she’s actually ate. I give her the hip and joint every day so that that product that we actually manufacture has five milligrams of CBD per treat and 300 milligrams of glucosamine and 110 milligrams of chondrite per treat. So it’s almost like a double functional extra boost along with the CBD and preventive properties in it. So anyway, we’ll see you in the next video on how to find the right dosing for your pup. I hope you enjoyed this and it was informational for you. Bye!
Welcome to the edition of CBD dosage for dogs. This is majority of the questions that we get at Bark Avenue Hemp Treats.
How much do I give my dog?
Unfortunately, there really is no hard and fast rules on how much to dose your dog, but, in general, we like to start the dog out from anywhere from one to two milligrams of CBD per pound of dog, but that also largely depends on the age, size and condition of your dog.
Let’s just say mine like here. She’s about 42 pounds, so i give her 5 milligrams of CBD per treat per dosing session. But if I know that it’s fireworks time, fourth of July, and she’s deathly afraid, then I usually will give her three or four just before I know that the fireworks is about to start.
For most of our clients you’re going to see they might be like older dogs that have arthritis issues. You probably also want to give them, I would say, a two milligram dose to start, at least for the first week, to build up the levels like three times a day. And once you start to see that they feel a little bit better, then you can put them down to like a maintenance of one milligram per pound of dog, twice a day, instead of three times a day.
If you’ve got a dog maybe that has cancer, you’re probably going to want to up that dose even more so. Simply because the dog is in pain, there’s really no risk of over-dose. At most, maybe one of the side effects that I’ve seen, that’s fairly common, is that they do get diarrhea. Just like humans, when you take a little bit too much CBD, you know, sometimes you can get a little bit of that loose stool as well, so you can just monitor your dog with that.
But, I believe to start, start them off with one to two milligrams per pound, for one week three times a day. And then once they you know start to get a little bit better and feel a little bit better, you guys know your pet the best. I give my dog at least three treats a day, three times a day. She’s nine years old, believe it or not, but she’s been on CBD for about four years now.
Hopefully you guys will reap some of the benefits of CBD for your pet. And, feel free to give us a holler or drop us a line at Bark Avenue Hemp Treats, if you have anymore questions about dosing your animals, and best of luck to you. We hope to hear from you!
My dog Noah has been my constant companion for 12 years. In January of 2017 he had become very unstable and wobbly on his feet. In February he was diagnosed with either doggy ALS or a brain tumor. He was in pain and I was desperate to do anything to relieve his agony. I was not going to subject him to chemo, MRI’s or CAT scans. I accepted what he was going to be like on pharmaceuticals. They made him even more unstable, glassy eyed and tired.
I became interested in utilizing it as a remedy for dogs via a CBD news special. I researched every resource possible and started Noah on Bark Avenue Hemp biscuits sometime in April. Since then he is doing great. While he is still on some other meds, he only takes them at night and thus he no longer has that glazed look in his eyes and a spring back in his step. Thank you, team Bark Avenue Hemp Treats. They went above and beyond a call of duty when I was headed out of town.
They are genuine and sincere. With their continued support I am confident that Noah can continue to gracefully endure old age.
What is CBD? CBD is short CBD cannabidiol. It is the one word that will always be part of anyone who wishes to learn more about any form of cannabis usage. It is an active compound extracted from the cannabis plant. They are chemical compounds found in the cannabis plant that interact with the endocannabinoid system that puts a physical body in homeostasis or in balance. Cannabis has become the new darling in natural holistic treatment for both humans and their pet counterparts.
At present, science has discovered that there are about 113 cannabinoids in the cannabis plant. We have created an infographic for the major cannabinoids and a CBD oil benefits list. This will be applicable in your knowledge for CBD for pets.
How Does CBD Work? What is an endocannabinoid system (ECS)? It is a network of receptors that exist in the body that was discovered in the 90’s by researchers. CBD oil effects include regulating mood, appetite, pain, stress, inflammation and anxiety among other things. The ECS manages complex actions in our immune system, nervous system, and all of the body’s organs.
Dogs just like us have similar ECS systems like humans and this is why pharmaceutical companies often use them as test subjects. This handy guide will help explain what CBD can do for your beloved pet. Keep in mind that the THC components in this guide are controversial for animal use.
Fun fact: Insects do not have an endocannabinoid system
THC vs CBD There will be two types of product that can fall under the THC classification. For Bark Avenue Hemp Treat’s peanut butter dog treats recipe, we use an industrial hemp derived CBD oil. This is where the THC or psychoactive content is .03% or less per dry weight. In short, it is high in CBD but with trace amounts of THC. This does not cause any psychoactive effects on the animal. This type of oil is also known as a full spectrum oil. It has all the benefits of the whole plant known as the “Entourage Effect”, minus the high. Our tests register around little less than half of the .03% regulated threshold of THC and falls under industrial hemp.
The second type of product you can buy that is .03% greater in THC, will be found in dispensaries. You cannot purchase this type of product online or in stores other than licensed dispensaries. We caution this usage and highly recommend veterinary advice when treating an animal where there are intoxicating effects involved. We would cautiously recommend this, except for animals that are perhaps at the end of life care, and comfort is the main goal. We suggest you consult your vet.
How Much CBD Oil Should I Give My Dog? This will largely depend on the age, condition and weight of your pet. Most importantly, you understanding your pet’s behavior best. For instance, seniors that are showing signs of arthritis in dogs, but otherwise is in good health. We at Bark Avenue Hemp Treats suggest to start with 1-2 mg of CBD per 10 pounds of dog, three times daily for a week. This begins to build up the levels in their system. If you notice he is feeling better, then you can give him a twice daily dosing session. If he is not doing as well as before, then you can go back to a three times daily routine. It is all a trial and error. This is why knowing your pet best is the key to finding the sweet spot for your pet.
Another scenario could be, you went on a long hike with your best friend the day before. Today you notice he is a bit achy and sore like we humans can often be after strenuous activity. Give him a CBD treat to help ease the pain.
As more and more researches have come out in favor of CBD, the veterinarians have finally agreed on some of the most basic uses of CBD oil. Even the FDA has approved a drug recently that is derived from CBD.
Available Dosing Formats of CBD for Dogs For pets, CBD for pets is available in the form of pills, tinctures or oil, and infused in treats. While, treats infused with CBD may sound completely harmless, it is still good to consider the recommended dosages and recognize the possible side effects associated with CBD. Side effects associated with CBD are very rare but they still have been reported. Some warning signs include – disorientation, vomiting, drowsiness or excitement after ingesting CBD. If you notice any of these symptoms, it is always good to consult your trusted vet.
You will hear various form of CBD such as full spectrum, broad spectrum and isolate. Typically, the hard chalky pills are made from isolate. From my personal experience, isolate is not as effective as the other two. This can be discussed in another article.
I give my dog several doses of CBD daily for her overall wellness. She is 9 with bright clear eyes, a nice spring in her step and people often mistake her for a 3-4 year old dog.
About Us Bark Avenue Hemp Treats is a Colorado proud company and direct manufacturer. Our treats are manufactured in an SQF3 facility. This is the highest rating in food safety and quality management recognized by the food processing industry.
We are committed to the highest all-natural, quality ingredients that produce a great tasting product. Dogs should enjoy food good enough for humans and deliver the best functionality and purpose. We use carefully selected ingredients from North America. Then, prepare our tasty morsels in small batches with no additives or artificial preservatives. We use a Colorado fully integrated, full spectrum, organic hemp oil GMO-free grower, and extractor with the strict standards and highest quality. All manufacturing is done in FDA approved facilities with complete license and certification documentation.
We were the first in 2016 to roll out a specialized, true double functional treat for large, extra-large, or giant breeds. It not only offers the beneficial aspects of CBD oil, but is infused with a powerful glucosamine and chondroitin supplement all rolled into the CBD bone dog treats! We also carry straight CBD dog treats for small to medium, and large to extra-large breeds.
Don’t let other companies out there fool you. Many are not direct manufacturers but white labeled product with their brand slapped on it. They do not know where their supply chain comes from or the manufacturer’s production process.
Feel free to zoom in on our whole food ingredients labels to pick the right one for you. Or drop us a line and we will help you find the right dosing method, quantity and frequency that’s right for your pet even if it isn’t our own! Learn more at www.barkavenue.co
Giving Back to You Bark Avenue Hemp Treats makes donations to Max Fund, a no kill shelter in Denver, and the Denver Animal Shelter. Each purchase supports the local animal shelters. The Chef/ Founder is also a volunteer SCUBA diver at the Downtown Denver Aquarium. She is also a chef instructor for Cooking Matters Colorado. This is part of the national No Kid Hungry Program, and a volunteer with the Retriever Rescue Organization of Colorado.
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