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Treating and Preventing Pet Ailments with CBD Oil

On December 20th, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 was signed into law, legalizing hemp and hemp-derived products, and providing for removal of CBD (cannabidiol) from the Controlled Substances list. What does this mean for the pet industry? A huge influx of products hitting this unregulated market, making it difficult to differentiate the good from the bad and the ugly!

According to medical cannabis expert Angela Ardolino, full-spectrum hemp CBD is the non-psychoactive version of cannabis that has both antioxidant and neuroprotectant properties. It offers countless health benefits for pets including calming anxiety, easing aches and pains, and even shrinking skin tumors.

After seeking safe, vegan, full-spectrum hemp CBD formulas made specifically for pets and their ailments—and discovering that none existed—Ardolino started her own company to create these products. Today, her company—CBD Dog Health—offers a line of oral tinctures, skin salves and treats for dogs and cats, in a variety of strengths ranging from 150 to 2,500 mg.

Ardolino also owns a grooming/boarding business and runs a rescue farm, and regularly uses these products on client and rescue pets. “Offering full-spectrum CBD hemp products to your clients is not only a great way to share this amazing all-natural medicine with them, but also a great way to earn their trust.” Ardolino has seen double-digit growth in the sales of these products at her shops by continually educating her clients and visitors, using valuable consumer-friendly information which can be seen on the company’s website:

Consider these points when purchasing Hemp CBD products:

Quality Matters

  • Full-spectrum hemp oil containing CBD and other cannabinoids is extracted from the hemp flower and leaves. The more milligrams of CBD, the more potent and effective the medicine.
  • Hemp seed oil is extracted from the seeds only and is a very powerful antioxidant and source of fatty acids and Omega 3 & 6 (better than fish oil).
  • Make sure the hemp is grown and processed in the U.S. and has been CO2 extracted.

Proof of Potency

  • Be sure to look closely for how many milligrams of CBD each product contains; many companies use numbers to name or describe their products that do not accurately reflect the potency or amount of CBD they contain.
  • Make sure all CBD products have a full-panel third party lab xertificate showing their potency, and evidence of no chemical fertilizers or herbicides. (Visit for more information.)

Share the Knowledge

  • Educate your personnel and customers will keep them coming back for more and will create more advocates for this all-natural medicine.
  • Learn about full-spectrum hemp CBD oil for pets. They are available from CBD Dog Health in a variety of forms including tinctures, salves and treats

Understand Dosing

  • Store owners and staff will undoubtedly be called upon to describe the effects of CBD Dog Health products, especially for any animal with anxiety. It’s important to realize that every animal is different—depending upon the circumstances a small, 15 lb. Yorkie may need a higher dose than a 50 lb. Beagle.
  • A common rule of thumb is to follow the dosing instructions on the label—and then watch and wait for 15 minutes. If the desired level of calmness or relief hasn’t been achieved, dose again until you see the desired result. Remember: A pet cannot overdose from CBD nor will they appear “tranquilized.” They will be calmer, happier and in a much better state of mind when experiencing anxiety triggers.

1. Calm Oil 550MG CBD, 2 OZ
MSRP: $74.99-$99.99
2. Ease Oil 550MG CBD, 2 OZ
MSRP: $87.99-$109.99
3. Heal Oil 1100MG CBD, 2 OZ
MSRP: $99.99-$199.99
4. Soothe Salve 150MG CBD, 1 OZ
MSRP: $39.99-$89.99
5. Remedy Salve 150MG CBD, 1 OZ
MSRP: $45.99-$89.99
6. Nourish Salve 150MG CBD, 1 OZ
MSRP: $39.99-$89.99
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