THE SCIENCE — ADVANCED TOPICS
These resources will walk you through the basic science of how and why our products work for animals. Our team here at Dr.Hempdog has helped thousands of animals throughout the years, so we are proud to add our wisdom to these articles, alongside the science, research, and clinical trials to back it up. Each article is typically a 2-5 minute read (though some are a bit longer), and contains all the appropriate links to everything you'd want to know about cannabinoids.
Hemp is the richest source of cannabinoids in the world, but did you know that cannabinoids can actually be found in many other plants and in every animal on earth? We thought it’d be fun to share some interesting information detailing everything you might want to know about other natural sources of cannabinoids, ranging from your own body to several plants that you might already eat on a regular basis!5-Minute Read
COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT CANNABINOIDS (AND THE SCIENCE THAT DISPROVES THEM)
There are quite a few misconceptions about cannabinoids out there, some of which you might even believe yourself. To help clear things up, we’ve compiled this resource detailing some of the most common cannabinoid myths, followed by the scientific evidence that disproves them. Regardless, here’s one simple truth you should know: countless studies show that the right combinations of cannabinoids can be extremely helpful for dogs (and other animals) who struggle with arthritis, anxiety, and other conditions.5-Minute Read
A COMPREHENSIVE GLOSSARY OF CBD & HEMP TERMS TO KNOW
As you integrate CBD and hemp products into your animal’s life, you’ll inevitably encounter a variety of obscure industry terms and scientific phrases that may seem confusing at first glance. To help you navigate the information out there, we’ve compiled this two-part resource detailing the CBD and hemp terminology you should know; we’ll start with a brief glossary of common terms, and then explain how to understand some of the more nuanced definitions you might come across.8-Minute Read
ANANDAMIDE & 2-AG: THE CANINE BODY’S NATURAL ENDOCANNABINOIDS
You’ve already heard of well-known cannabinoids like CBD, but did you know that your body produces several cannabinoids of its own? These natural cannabinoids (known as “endocannabinoids”) come in the form of anandamide and 2-AG, which are already helping to keep you and your dog healthy on a daily basis. We’ll give you a simple crash course on everything you need to know about anandamide and 2-AG, so brace yourself.5-Minute Read
WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CBD OIL FOR DOGS AND HUMANS?
CBD products meant for humans and dogs might seem like they’re a world apart, but in reality, they’re similar in many ways. Most CBD products contain comparable sets of active ingredients (i.e. CBD and other cannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids), so companies often sell identical CBD tinctures for humans and animals, with only minor changes to flavor. This means that most of the time, CBD oil meant for dogs is ok for humans, and vice versa—however, that isn’t always true, so it’s best to use CBD products for their intended species.2-Minute Read