Elizabeth Mironchik-Frankenberg, a veterinarian and founder of Veterinary Cannabis Consultants, also adds that “CBD can interfere with the metabolism of other drugs, so this needs to be taken into consideration.”
The research also lends support to reports of success with CBD from dog owners, such as Zoe Lilly, who lives in Oxfordshire England with her 7 and a half year old dog Zeus – a Rhodesian Ridgeback. Zoe says she noticed Zeus getting a little stiff on one leg, so she decided to try out CBD. She says “It’s made his movement more fluid and he can play pretty well.” Zoe hasn’t noticed any negative side effects in Zeus since starting, but she does report noticing that it helps relax him before vet visits.
Still, other experts disagree. Stephen Cital, a veterinary anesthesia & pain management specialist points out this study didn’t test the CBD levels in the blood after dogs ingested these two CBD options. They just looked at the outcomes in the dogs’ behavior. He’s not convinced liposomes make a difference.
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While none of the dogs in the recent study saw negative side effects, Richter says he’s seen some dogs have minor side effects from the drug. “The one side effect that is sometimes seen is an elevation in one of the liver values, the alkaline phosphatase” he explains. Still he says that the elevation “does not appear to cause any real world issue, in the sense that it doesn’t make the dog sick. And it is reversible if you stop giving the CBD.”
When ingested, liposomes are said to be more easily absorbed into the bloodstream of both humans and dogs, making it easier to absorb CBD. In this experiment, dogs taking a daily dose of 20mg’s of liposomal CBD did significantly better than those who took 20mg’s of traditional CBD, adding some evidence to the theory.
“I have never seen an added benefit to liposomal encapsulation with these molecules” he explains “I think in theory makes a lot of sense, but we haven’t seen the data to support that at this point.”
CBD oils are available in 150 mg and 300 mg. If you have a small or medium sized dog, choose the 150 mg. For larger dogs, the 300 mg CBD oil is ideal. Verma Farms pet tinctures are available in two drool-worthy flavors: Salmon and Chicken.
You may find that some CBD pet oils do contain THC. Tinctures made with full spectrum CBD oil contain no more than 0.3% THC. This is a trace amount that won’t have a noticeable or harmful impact on your dog.
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Penguin is one of the top brands in the CBD industry. Their CBD oil is made from non-GMO hemp that’s grown in Oregon. Each batch is made with refined broad-spectrum extract which contains no THC, so you can give it to your dog without any worries!
Penguin CBD oil can be purchased in various strengths, including 250 mg, 600 mg, 1000 mg, 2500 mg, and 5000 mg. The strength you choose dictates the amount per serving. For instance, the 250 mg CBD oil contains 8.3 mg per serving.
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