Backed by 30 years of research, D. Caroline Coile, Ph.D. introduces readers to the many amazing therapeutic applications of legal, safe, and veterinarian-approved cannabis products for dogs. Dog lovers everywhere, particularly those looking for a natural remedy for myriad canine problems, from pain relief to anti-anxiety, will appreciate the accessible breakdown of the science and research behind this burgeoning field. Firsthand accounts of success stories keep it readable, relatable, and compelling—if you’re like us and your dog has age-related aches and pains, you’re definitely going to want to give CBD products for pets a try. Another win? All book proceeds are donated to charitable animal organizations!
The historical, scientific, and legal differences between forms of cannabis.
The physiological receptors and pathways of action for cannabinoids in the brain, central nervous system, and body.
Summary and analysis of clinical applications and animal research.
Sourcing hemp, extracting cannabinoids, formulating products for cannabinoid delivery.
Interviews of pet owners who use hemp-based cannabinoid products.
Current commercial products that are safe and recommended for pet owners.
Research (including both cell culture and animal models) has shown CBD to have a range of effects that may be therapeutically useful, including anti-seizure, antioxidant, neuroprotective, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, anti-tumor, anti-psychotic, and anti-anxiety properties.
Cannabinoids have been found to have antioxidant properties… useful in the treatment and prophylaxis of wide variety of oxidation associated diseases, such as ischemic, age-related, inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. The cannabinoids are found to have particular application as neuroprotectants, for example in limiting neurological damage following ischemic insults, such as stroke and trauma, or in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and HIV dementia. Nonpsychoactive cannabinoids, such as cannabidiol, are particularly advantageous to use because they avoid toxicity that is encountered with psychoactive cannabinoids at high doses…
I didn't look hard enough, until now. I didn't look far enough… We have been terribly and systematically misled for nearly 70 years in the United States.