We have heard a lot about the health benefits of CBD for the human population. At the time of writing this article, there seems to be an intensive body of research aimed at discovering the hidden truths on how to determine the best CBD dosage, the legality of CBD and its mode of action in the human body. While these research works are groundbreaking, it will also interest you to note that CBD can elicit a wide range of health benefits in pets. In this article, we shall take a look at the different benefits of using CBD oil for pets.

In our previous article, we discussed the health benefits of CBD oil in the human population, and we gave some detailed examples on how they have played vital roles in serving as antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, anticancer, antitumor and antidepressants. This level of activity can be replicated in pets since they possess the same ECS receptors which can interact with CBD.

Benefits of CBD oil for pets:
Once introduced on (or into) the body of your pets, CBD interacts with the endocannabinoid system (ECS) receptors to regulate some important cognitive responses such as activity, response to pain, allergies and hormonal balance. The benefits of utilizing CBD oil for pets including but not limited to the following;

Reduction in pain and arthritis in older pets:
It is not uncommon for pets to experience arthritis and lack of energy as they grow older. Most often, these pets may suffer from lack of energy which affects their level of activity. The use of CBD oil can boost the production of feel-good hormones and improves the production of immune cells to fight against inflammation which can trigger chronic pain.

Prevention of skin diseases:
Pets like cats, dogs, and horses can be prone to a high level of skin diseases which can be prevented with CBD. When used properly, CBD can promote the healing of hot spots, bites, stings, cuts, and wounds. It can also control the occurrence of dry skin and hair in pets, the expression of allergies and other skin conditions.
It reduces anxiety and increases pet comfort:
The use of CBD oil can come in handy in assisting anxious pets to remain calm. This is achieved by triggering a hormonal balance or balancing the level of endocannabinoids. It can also reduce the activity of free radicals and triggers the brain’s sleep and rest center to improve pet comfort.

Healthy coat formation:
CBD has been used to enhance the production of glossy and sleek coats for your pets and assist them in getting rid of the peculiar pet odor. This leaves your pets attractive and good looking.

It boosts the immune system:
CBD can serve as an antimicrobial agent and boosts the body’s immunity against fungal and yeast infections including Candida.