Abstract Cannabis-based therapies have been used for centuries for various medicinal purposes. They have recently gained recognition as an effective treatment for medical conditions in humans; and, as such, awareness is increasing among veterinarians and pet owners. However, side effects, pharmacokinetics, and efficacy in dogs are not known. The purpose of this study was to…

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Products using hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) designed for pets is not a new concept; Companies have been marketing CBD pet products for quite some time now, making their way into pet stores across the United States. Some pet owners have embraced the trend, using CBD oil to calm pets down, help alleviate joint pain as well…

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Objectives: The objectives of this study were to determine basic oral pharmacokinetics, and assess safety and analgesic efficacy of a cannabidiol (CBD) based oil in dogs with osteoarthritis (OA). Methods: Single-dose pharmacokinetics was performed using two different doses of CBD enriched (2 and 8 mg/kg) oil. Thereafter, a randomized placebo-controlled, veterinarian, and owner blinded, cross-over study was…

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