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How Fast Do CBD Dog Treats Work?

In the past few years, CBD has taken the world by storm. More and more people are discovering that CBD does more than improve their mood. Cannabidiol (CBD) in humans can help manage chronic pain and alleviate symptoms of nervous disorders such as epilepsy and multiple sclerosis.

Unknown to many, CBD is just as beneficial to dogs as it is to humans. Humans and dogs both have endocannabinoid receptors in their nervous systems, which interact with cannabidiol helping keep their bodies healthy and balanced.

While most humans can buy a CBD product in the form of capsules, creams, CBD hemp oil, and vape liquids, our furry friends use them as CBD pet treats.

What are CBD dog treats?

CBD dog treats are food rewards that are infused with CBD. The cannabinoid used in these treats is perfectly safe for your pet as it’s an extract from the flowers and buds of the hemp plant. Hemp CBD, unlike marijuana tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), won’t make your pet ‘high.’

CBD pet treats come in flavors that appeal to your pup, making them suitable for picky eaters. These treats are also perfect for reinforcing positive behavior in pets.

Other health benefits of these non-toxic food rewards include:

  • Help relieve anxiety and stress in your pet
  • Help calm down hyperactive and aggressive dogs
  • Alleviate joint pain and issues brought by arthritis
  • Help manage seizures brought by epilepsy and other nervous system disorders
  • Help relieve cancer pain and symptoms such as loss of appetite and nausea

Even as many pet owners turn to cannabidiol to improve their dog’s lives, there is always the question of how effective the CBD treats are. This brings us to the below important question.

How Fast Do CBD Pet Treats Work?

The time it takes for CBD treats to work on your dog will depend on your pet’s body. Some dogs may need a few months for their body to get used to CBD, while others will adjust in a few hours.

The type of ailment will also determine how fast the CBD treat will work. The calming effect of CBD for anxiety, aggressiveness, and hyperactivity behavior is often evident after a few hours. If the treat is for alleviating chronic and mobility issues, it may take 2 to 3 weeks to see positive results.

The effect of cannabidiol on your dog will also depend on the dose of CBD. Most dog treats have 3-4 mg of CBD and giving your dog 4 to 6 CBD treats daily is a good place to start.

If you decide to increase the number of treats you give to your pup, you should do it in moderation. Too much CBD can reduce the production of saliva in your dog, lower their blood pressure, and make them too sleepy. If you’re in doubt about the amount of CBD to give your pet, you can always talk to your vet.

In conclusion, CBD pet treats help improve pets' lives. How fast these treats work on your dog depends on your pet’s body, the ailment you’re trying to treat, and the dosage used.

This article does not necessarily reflect the opinions of the editors or management of EconoTimes

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