'Oil' is well: Here's how hemp seed oil can keep your pet happy and healthy

Hemp is a miracle medicine which helps pets recover from various ailments.

Dr Anjali Singh | Updated on: Thursday, December 24, 2020, 09:04 AM IST


Dogs spread unconditional joy and love in our lives. Our four-legged buddies suffer from a lot of health problems throughout their lifetime. As responsible pet parents it is our duty to make sure that we reduce their suffering so that they can lead healthy lives. Most times, they try to make themselves understood through their behaviour. We can try our best to understand them and free them from stress.

As we are approaching the holistic way of living, we would want to give our pets the same options. Hemp Seed Oil is one such great friend of the furry kind. Hemp is a miracle medicine which helps pets recover from various ailments. It is rightly called the Oil-Rounder.

It is a 100% organic solution for all the worries in your furries life. Climate change has brought many problems along with it such as seasonal hair loss of your pet companions or arthritic pain which they generally suffer through but are unable to express. Hemp seed oil helps tackle such issues flawlessly.

Hemp Seed Oil is derived from the commonly known plant marijuana a.k.a, Cannabis sativa. Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the chemical compound present in this plant with the psychoactive properties. Most Hemp Seed Oils are devoid of this chemical and are 100% safe to use on your pooches.

Choose a Hemp Seed Oil which is made by extracting the cannabidiol from the Cannabis Sativa, hence pure and is not diluted with any other carrier oil.

Here are few health benefits of Hemp Seed Oil when used for pets:

Acts as a pain reliever: The plant Cannabis sativa has been recognized in the medical field since 2900 B.C and has helped doctors with relieving pain. It has an anti-inflammatory property in it. Many senior dogs suffer from arthritic pain or the normal skeletal or joint pain in our adult dogs also. Sometimes because of an internal injury while playing they might get a slight pain in their joints which turns into limping. In such cases a gentle massage with Hemp Seed Oil is extremely beneficial to relieve this pain and allows them to continue hopping happily as usual.

Heals skin infections: With every seasonal change a dog’s skin has to go through many harsh environmental changes from dust, chemicals to windy winters and hot summers, all of which makes your dog’s skin dry and flaky. This flaky skin gives rise to many skin problems from fur loss to dandruff and dry fur coat. Hemp Seed Oil contains vitamins and essential fatty acids which help to heal the dog’s skin and protect it from such breakouts or skin conditions.

Helps avoid fur loss: The essential Fatty Acids in Hemp Seed Oil which are Omega 3 and Omega 6 are considered as characteristic elements for a healthy cell membrane. These provide moisturisation, strong hair and also stimulate hair growth. Hemp Seed Oil helps in nourishing your dog’s skin by giving them the benefits of EFA when taken orally and helps to create a protective barrier when applied topically to the affected portion or on fur.

Relieves anxiety & stress: Cases of anxiety and depression have been on the rise not only in humans but in pets too. The lockdown has ended and everyone is back to their offices leaving their pets all alone at home. The constant attention they have been getting from all these months to the sudden loneliness could make them depressed. Firecrackers are an integral part of any celebration from festivals to weddings. A loud noise can make your dogs go uneasy as their ears are more sensitive towards sound. In such cases, Hemp Seed Oil works as a boon for your pets and calms them down.

Bring home this silent and strong healer essential for your pet’s health and well-being. Bring home your own bottle of Hemp Seed Oil for pets and let your pets enjoy its multiple benefits.

(The Writer is a Chief Veterinary Officer at


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Published on: Thursday, December 24, 2020, 09:04 AM IST