Did you know that almost half of American dog owners have a dog age 7 or older? That’s over 35 million out of approximately 77 million dogs, as estimated by the American Veterinary Medical Association. Although the classification of what constitutes a “senior dog” is dependent upon the size and breed of the dog; it is generally accepted that dogs that reach the age of 7 are typically referred to as being a senior.
In dogs, as in people, the golden years period is usually when things start to change and degrade at a faster pace. Health problems can pop up and already existing conditions can worsen, if not treated properly. Many treatments can include medications that while intended to help improve the life of your pet, can also change their disposition and personalities; sometimes seeming as though your beloved family pet isn’t the same anymore. One method of treatment that people are increasingly seeking out is the use of CBD oil to help improve their pets’ quality of life. While CBD has provided promising results in it’s many clinical trials, there are five more common ailments that it has been associated with over the last several years, in which many pet owners have found astonishing results and have come to trust on a daily basis with the care of their dogs.
While results vary, from case to case, here are 5 common ailments in dogs that CBD could help to treat: