CBD pet supplements may affect dogs and cats differently

The scarcity of research on how CBD affects dogs and cats matches the abundance of marketing.

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Cannabidiol (CBD) supplements and additives for pets rank high on the list of most popular, and promoted, dog and cat product trends. However, the scarcity of research on how CBD affects dogs and cats matches the abundance of marketing. A scientist with one hemp CBD oil-infused pet treat and supplement company, ElleVet Sciences, collaborated with other researchers from several universities to examine how CBD intake influenced dogs’ and cats’ blood composition, as well as the animals’ behavior. In the experiment, CBD supplementation seemed safe for healthy, adult dogs, but a few issues arose in cats that may need further observation. Read more.


Wall, Tim. “CBD Pet Supplements May Affect Dogs and Cats Differently.” PetfoodIndustry.com, PetfoodIndustry.com, 15 Nov. 2019, https://www.petfoodindustry.com/articles/8686-cbd-pet-supplements-may-affect-dogs-and-cats-differently.

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