Cannabinoids 101

The Difference Between CBD for Humans & Pets

October 12, 2019 1 min read

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Is CBD for pets the same as CBD for humans?

We strongly recommend you don’t administer CBD products designed for humans to your pet.

Why? For several reasons. First, many CBD products also contain small amounts of THC.  Dogs, specifically, have a much higher number of brain receptors for THC than humans. Even small amounts of THC can have a very negative effect.

Secondly, many animals are hypersensitive or allergic to certain terpenes found in the cannabis plant. In nature, these terpenes, which give the cannabis plant its distinctive smell, are produced as a defense mechanism to prevent animals from consuming the plant. Terpenes could have negative side effects.