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CBD use and pet mammals — what the research says
As more research findings are released about CBD’s medicinal properties when it comes to pet mammals, including dogs and cats, the compound has become one alternative medicine that’s being discussed and/or considered more now than ever before.
To date, publications from Colorado State University (CSU) and Cornell University have documented the pharmacokinetics of CBD in dog subjects. The study reported that orally administered CBD is absorbed more effectively than transdermally administered CBD (applied on the skin’s surface). The study also found that orally administered CBD was well-tolerated, suggesting support of CBD’s safety profile.
There was also a double-blind study published in 2018 and conducted by neurologist Stephanie McGrath from CSU to determine CBD’s ability to help treat seizures and epilepsy in dogs. It turns out that 89 per cent of…