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Safe And Sound: CBD Oil Tips For Your Beloved Pets In Australia

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Pets are part of our family and you’d do anything for your family! Humans want the best for their family members, which is why CBD for pets has emerged as a popular natural and alternative option to treat a range of health issues that affect Fido and Felix just like they do humans.

While our four-legged friends may be from a different species, they’re still mammals and have quite similar bodies to those of humans. Dogs and cats have endocannabinoid systems (ECS) just like humans. And just like humans, they can experience similar health issues, like nerve and joint pain, arthritis, mood disorders such as anxiety and depression, and digestive issues.

At Down To Earth, we love our pets just like you do, which is why we’ve got special CBD formulations for pets. Let’s take a closer look at how CBD can help your fur babies!


Understanding CBD Oil For Pets

CBD, or cannabidiol, is a compound found in cannabis and hemp plants. Unlike THC, CBD is non-psychoactive, meaning it doesn’t cause a “high” or psychoactive effects commonly associated with marijuana consumption.

CBD interacts with ECS receptors in dogs and cats in a similar way to humans: to reduce stress, anxiety and pain, and promote an overall sense of calm and wellbeing. CBD’s anti-inflammatory effects also help to alleviate symptoms of joint issues such as pain and arthritis.


CBD For Dogs And Cats

Both dogs and cats can benefit from CBD oil.

Dog owners may like to use CBD oil to help manage epilepsy and seizures in dogs and, with great anti-inflammatory properties, CBD can help with arthritis and joint pain for both cats and dogs, making it a popular choice for ageing pets.

One of the most common reasons pet owners turn to CBD is to alleviate stress and anxiety in their pets, especially during acute stress events such as thunderstorms and fireworks or dealing with separation anxiety.


Down To Earth’s CBD Options For Pets

Pet Defence 250

Down To Earth has a special CBD formulation for pets! Pet Defence 250 is a great option for cats and small to medium dogs with issues such as separation anxiety, general stress and joint pain.

As a full-spectrum CBD oil, your doggo or feline will also experience the benefits the entourage effect, which is the synergistic effect of all the beneficial compounds found in the cannabis plant, including THC (although not enough to cause the psychoactive or “high” effects commonly associated with marijuana use).

Here’s what some of our customers say about Pet Defence 250:

  1. I love this product! My 14 year old spoodle has arthritis and will not take anything that looks like a tablet and will not have powder on his food. Pet defence works really well and he is running around like a two year old again.”– Julienne
  2. “Our old dog was suffering from anxiety especially around storms and rain. But since she has been taking pet defence she is a new girl, happy and not scared of storms.”– Robert
  3. “This is amazing for my Busta boy (poor doggo) who has major anxiety attacks, With in 5-10 minutes of administering he is calm and relaxed and happy again. I have noticed it has helped him with his skin allergies also……bonus! Thanks DTE”– Ta-Arne

You can read more reviews here.

Iso 1000 CBD

Iso 1000 can be used for humans and for pets. It’s ideal for larger pets, such as bigger breeds of dogs, or for pets needing a higher CBD concentration for moderate to severe issues.

Since it’s an isolate, it’s great for pets with sensitivities or for owners who prefer a THC-free option.


Pet-Friendly CBD Tips

Here are a few tips to ensure your four-legged friend gets the best out of CBD:


CBD Dosage For Pets

Finding the right dosage of CBD for your pet is crucial. Dosage varies based on your fur baby’s size, the condition being treated, and the CBD product’s potency. As a general guideline, start with a low dose (1-2 mg of CBD per 4.5kg of body weight) and observe your pet’s response. Gradual adjustments can be made from there.

Determining the correct dosage is crucial for the safety and effectiveness of CBD in pets. As with humans, we recommend starting with a low dose and gradually increasing it while monitoring your pet’s response.


Consult With Your Veterinarian

Like in humans, CBD may interact with other medications, which is why you should consult your veterinarian if your doggo or feline is taking any medication or has any health conditions.


Premium Products

You and your pets deserve the best, so you should always ensure that the CBD you buy is a premium product that is independently lab-tested for purity and potency.

At Down To Earth, we only sell premium CBD products, with our CBD produced from cannabis grown in the USA. We also believe in transparency, which is why our independently tested laboratory tests are available on our website.



Our pets can suffer from similar health issues to us humans. Pet care with CBD is a powerful tool in helping alleviate a range of issues in dogs and cats, from reducing anxiety and stress, including during thunderstorm or separation anxiety, to alleviating joint pain, to just improving overall wellbeing.

If you still have questions, feel free to get in touch with one of the friendly Down To Earth team.

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