TreatWell’s pet tinctures are a liquid form of cannabis extraction that can be put directly in your pet’s mouth, their food or on a treat. Our cannabis extract is made from organically grown top shelf flower and extracted using organic ethanol to capture the full entourage effect. We blend our extracts with MCT oil (fractionated coconut oil) and wild salmon oil for ease of digestion, added health benefits and a taste most dogs and cats love.
TreatWell’s pet tinctures come in two CBD:THC ratios and are specifically formulated for either small pets (cats and dogs under 20lbs) and large pets (dogs over 20lbs). The small pet tincture has 75mg total cannabinoids and the large pet tincture has 300mg total cannabinoids.
Though research exists on how cannabis helps pets facing medical problems like cancer, that limited data pool is only the beginning if you want to help a pet through a heart-wrenching condition. That just wouldn’t do for Northern California company Treatwell, so they’re filling in the gaps themselves to help an exotic range of patients.
Filling in the gaps to help an exotic range of patients
Treatwell started with offering human-focused product lines and soon after saw the need for pet-specific ones in the market. “They have different metabolisms,” Ettel said. “You shouldn’t give human dosed products to pets. Especially pure THC — it causes too much stress. Very different than humans. In humans, you often need higher THC, but we haven’t found that in animals. The highest we’ve needed was a 50/50 ratio.”
To create the most effective treatments for critters big and small, Treatwell works with pet patients of all kinds (as well as humans) to create data sets that allow them to look at the possibilities for a wide variety of conditions, said Alison Ettel, CEO and Founder of the company. “We’re always looking for what will work better with less dosage.”
Q: What about interactions with other medications? Any long-term effects to be concerned about?
Q: Is there anything special I need to know about pet hemp treat overdoses?
A: Vomiting, lethargy, inappetence, and diarrhea are the most common clinical signs reported. Ataxia can occasionally occur with large ingestions.
A: No; however, there are several possible reasons a dog who has ingested CBD may look high:
Q: How do I treat these cases?
A: CBD is an inhibitor of cytochrome P450 and has the potential to affect the metabolism of other drugs. While this appears to be of minimal clinical significance in most cases, this may be important when CBD is used in a pet for seizure control. Doses of other anticonvulsants may need to be adjusted. Remember that owners may discontinue anticonvulsants on their own if they feel that CBD is controlling their pet’s seizures, so this is an important discussion to have.
A: Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a cannabinoid produced by the plant Cannabis sativa, commonly known as marijuana. After many anecdotal reports of CBD’s potential health benefits, studies are now underway to look at the potential benefits of CBD for controlling pain from conditions such as osteoarthritis, calming anxious pets, and as a possible treatment for epilepsy in dogs. CBD is being used by many pet owners today, so it’s essential to know enough about it to discuss the potential risks of use.
Q: What are the most common signs reported in pets after the ingestion of CBD products?
Q: Is CBD psychoactive?