Presently, there are many veterinary CBD products available in the market. Even though there are no proper research evidences to back its potential uses, many pet owners are giving CBD to their dogs and cats. Most of those people have reported that CBD is effective in the treatment of some common problems in animals like pain, sleepiness, etc. However, the reports of some pet owners are different. They have shared that CBD has shown some adverse effect on their pets. Some of those side effects of CBD for pets are as follows.
Loss Of Appetite
It is evident from studies that CBD is good for proper digestion in humans. It is also claimed by some veterinary CBD products. However, some dog owners have stated that after providing CBD, their dog has shown some signs of loss of appetite. It has even lead to nausea in them. Some of the owners have reported that CBD has led to vomiting and diarrhea in animals.
There are mainly two types of pet CBD products available in the market, one for oral consumption and other for topical application. The topical CBD products for pets are mainly intended to reduce pain and inflammation. It is also effective in faster recovery from fractures. But as per the reports of some users, applying these products over the skin of animals are causing irritation and itching.
Most of the CBD products are claiming that they will reduce sleepiness and will make pets more active. But the situation is entirely different in some cases. The owners of dogs and cats who have given CBD to them for the betterment of their health have reported that CBD is making their pets sleepy. It is not only making them sleep for longer time but also keeping them dizzy for a long time.
The above mentioned are some of the side effects of CBD for pets reported by those people who have actually provided CBD to their pets. However, it must be noted that, these effects may be caused due to the over dosage of the substance. Since there are no proper study reports, we cannot make a conclusive discussion on CBD for pets. Therefore, you can give CBD to your pets if necessary and it may or may not have an adverse effect on them.