Many pets have required extra care during COVID-19, often due to the added stress of the unpredictability of the ongoing pandemic. “The pet world was suddenly turned upside down… A lot of it is because the routines have been turned upside down and the pets have no idea how to function in the new world order,” said Stephanie Borns-Weil from Cummings Veterinary Medical Center. Tufts Now. Your pet can do well with a prescription for patience, behavior correction, and sticking to a routine. However, many owners see CBD treats as a quick fix.
Seconds Search Grand View, the global pet CBD market size was valued at $125 million in 2020 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 58.9%. And the increase in diagnoses of anxiety disorders in dogs is a possible factor in this growth. This includes moisturizing CBD pet balms, CBD treats and chews, as well as leave-in shampoos to provide fast, concentrated relief. Of these, oil-based treats and capsules may work best because “CBD incorporated into a fatty substance demonstrates the most efficient and consistent absorption,” said veterinary neurology professor Stephanie McGrath. Insider.
With limited studies on CBD for pets, low doses have been deemed safe for healthy dogs (via MDPI). However, the benefits of CBD are still mostly anecdotal, both in humans and dogs.