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New studies continue to prove CBD Oil benefits for dogs

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New studies continue to prove CBD Oil benefits for dogs

In yet another study, this time published by veterinary scientists at Cornell University in New York, it had been proved (again) that Cannabidiol (CBD Oil) increase comfort and activity in arthritic pets (dogs and cats.)   Trial results released in 2018 by Frontiers in Veterinary Science showed that only 2mg twice daily benefited pets with osteoarthritis.   Veterinary websites are united in warning against the side effects of prescription non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). These are vomiting, diarrhoea, dark stools, loss of appetite, lethargy, increased thirst and increased urinations.   As Cannabidiol is a natural supplement, it could be used for...

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Constant scratching or licking – signs of an allergy in dogs

Constant scratching or licking – signs of an allergy in dogs

According to WebMD, your pet’s constant gnawing, licking or scratching could definitely point to one of the most common canine skin conditions. Allergic Dermatitis is an usually the reaction to grooming products, food and environmental irritants (pollen or insect bites.) This could become an ugly rash, but cortisone and newer, more natural medicines, would get rid of this. However, the most effective treatment is to identify and avoid exposure to the allergens.   Yeast Infection Symptoms include irritated, itchy, or discoloured skin. The infection usually manifests within the paws or inside or behind the ears, where yeast have a nice,...

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February is Pet Dental Month

February is Pet Dental Month

There is a reason it is called dog’s breath and it goes for cats too! That odour mean a serious health risk, with the ​potential to damage not only your pet's teeth and gums, but its internal organs too. Dental health is a very important part of your pet’s overall health and dental problems could cause, or be caused by, other health problems. Your pet’s teeth and gums should be checked at least once a year by your veterinarian to check for early signs of a problem and to keep your pet’s mouth healthy. What is veterinary dentistry and who...

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The human-canine bond

The human-canine bond

If you have ever watched the true-life movie, Hachiko, about a dog’s love for his master, you will better understand the ancient bond between dogs and their owners. (And cry your eyes out!)

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Natural treatment for atopic dermatitis in pets

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Natural treatment for atopic dermatitis in pets

It is an allergic reaction to pollen and house dust and could also derive from ingested substances. It is extremely itchy and makes a pets life miserable. Symptoms are red, itchy and allergic skin.

But a natural treatment had now been scientifically proved to treat this condition. With antihistamines and steroids there are many side-effects, but with Cannabis Oil (CBD), there is no such negative outcomes.

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