Picky Pups; CBD and our dogs

October 12th, 2018 by Brandy Palmer

Picky Pups

This is Molly my Great Dane. She is 3 years old and she is a Picky Pup. When I started working at Green Wellness Life, I quickly became aware of the health benefits CBD can have for our pets, both dogs and cats. CBD can neutralize health issues for our dogs in the same way that it can for humans. Anxiety and inflammation are the two that we hear most often, but there are lots of other benefits as well, especially for our aging furry companions (or non-furry companions like Brandy’s sphynx cats!)

How does CBD work in our Pets

When I learned that CBD works in our animals the same way it does humans, I decided to begin giving it to my pets.  That is right all 6 of my animals, three dogs and three cats (I am an animal lover and rescuer). It is amazing to me that both dogs and cats have an endocannabinoid system that is almost identical to that of humans.  The Endocannabinoid system works the same way in our pets as it does in our body. It consists of a system of neurotransmitters that works to balance and maintain normal functions in the body. CBD works to manage the receptors in the central nervous system and helps to balance out symptoms that our pets are experiencing, bringing our furry friends back to normal in no time.

Molly, My Picky Pup

Learning about the benefits of CBD and dogs along with my desire to want my babies to be healthy and with me as long as possible, led me to begin giving my pets CBD.  Enter my problem …one picky pup. I brought my bag of treatibles home and my schnauzer, Lucy and my mutt, Rizzo immediately took to them. They loved them!  Molly, on the other hand, refused to eat them. I tried for several days to get Molly on board but she absolutely would not budge. She was a full fledged dog treat snob about it. So, I went to work looking for a treat Molly would eat.  We sampled several pet treat brands and Molly continued to turn her nose up…until we found Koi dog chews. The minute I opened the bag, Molly was all in… She loves these treats! My other pups love them as well but they are a bit more pricey so they get our treatibles daily and the Koi chews as a special treat. Molly, on the other hand, gets Koi chews everyday! Clearly, Molly knows how to work the system! As a funny side story, check out Brandy’s overview video of our pet products. It shows her cats sniffing all over the treats as well. She left the bag on the counter and the cats shredded it!  So if you have a picky pup (or funny dog treat eating cats) or just want to spoil your baby check out our newest dog treat.  Your furry friend is sure to love them just like Molly!

Picky Pup Treats

Koi CBD Soft Chews for Dogs (2.5 mg of CBD per chew)

NON-Picky Pup Treats!!!

Treatibles: Hemp Wellness CBD Dog Chews

By Cara Oorbeck,
Green Wellness Life Operations Guru