CBD has become quite popular in the last couple years because of the vast potential benefits it can bring (to humans and furry companions). Well-known advantages are easing inflammation (many different kinds) and helping with relaxation. There are different products of CBD depending on how you would like to consume it. There are creams for topical application, gummies, coffee, tea, other edibles, and oils and sprays for sublingual application (products designed to be absorbed under the tongue). Unfortunately, there is some misunderstanding about the safety of CBD and its possible side effects in our bodies since CBD comes from cannabis, a plant mostly known to create a “high” feeling (spoiler alert - it’s safer than pretty much any other prescription drug available)
With so many uses of CBD, it isn’t surprising that some products are also created for pets, especially for dogs. The same concerns people have about CBD for people has been expressed about animals and furry companions. How safe is CBD safe for people and pets? What do we know about the legality and safety of CBD consumption for humans and dogs?
Fortunately, Health Canada released a report very recently about the safety of CBD on humans and animals. Read to learn more.