It is clear from online forum discussions among dog owners that there is interest in the perceived benefits of cannabidiol (CBD). Some dog owners either already give CBD to their dogs, or are interested in trying it, to relieve arthritis pain. Consequently veterinary professionals may be asked for advice about CBD or be asked to prescribe it. By doing this module you will:
understand what is known about the physiological effects of CBD in dogs;
know the legal status of CBD products, including whether they can be prescribed;
be aware of the published evidence on the clinical efficacy of CBD in dogs with osteoarthritis;
be aware of what is known about the safety of CBD in dogs.