There are many dogs out there with osteoarthritis and joint paint that suffer from a lot of pain. Owners may be reluctant to give their dogs dangerous drugs to combat that pain, but luckily there may be another option that is both safe for your dog and effective.
A double blind, placebo controlled study was done to test the efficacy and safety of CBD, or cannabidiol, based oil for use in dogs. The results of these studies were promising. The dogs showed that they has significantly reduced pain while using the CBD oil. Additionally, the dogs did not show any adverse side effects at all. These results showed that a dosage of two milligrams per kilogram of CBD can significantly increase the comfort of dogs suffering from these ailments and can reduce pain. Along with the benefits of reduced pain and discomfort, the studies also showed that there was an increase activity in the dogs.
These results overall show a great improvement in the quality of live of dogs with arthritis, joint pain, and osteoarthritis, as they are more comfortable over all, more active, and in less pain. The fact that there are no side effects either is a huge plus.
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- 1Cannabinoids were given to dogs with osteoarthritis to see how they reacted to the drug.
- 2The drugs were administered to the dogs twice a day and the dogs were tested about their pain and activity.
- 3Dogs that were given the drug experienced less pain and were active.
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