In this article, we look at a new trial which explored the use of medicinal cannabis in supporting the health and wellbeing of an Asian elephant – with encouraging results.
Medicinal cannabis for pets
Evidence has proven medicinal cannabis to be beneficial to animals where it has historically been used to treat medical conditions in humans.
CBD Vets Australia offers a legal pathway to access CBD products that have undergone stringent quality testing. These are not to be confused with hemp seed oil products, for reasons we explain here!
The most common carrier oils in CBD are olive, hemp and MCT oils – each of which has well researched health benefits.
There are numerous plant constituents in medical cannabis other than CBD and THC, that all play a part in the diverse medicinal actions of cannabis.
Unravelling the intricacies of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) in dogs and cats can help understand the role of endocannabinoids and CBD oil treatments for pets.
Given the media hype surrounding CBD and hemp products for pets in recent years, you’d think cannabis has only just bounded into the scene like an agile Aussie cattle dog.