How CBD Can Support Your Pet’s Immune System

Updated: Nov 20


We want to keep our beloved fluffs to be as healthy and happy as possible. While CBD is very effective for serious ailments, it can also help maintain a general state of wellness in your pup or cat. And supporting their immune system is a great place to start!


Also known as the great protector, the immune system acts like a nonstop housekeeper. It identifies potentially harmful pathogens like bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites, then works to eliminate them before they can do harm. When this system is compromised, your pet may become increasingly vulnerable to illness. An immune system that’s off-kilter for an extended period can lead to chronic inflammation, which, in turn, can forge a path for disease. Diabetes, osteoarthritis, some liver and heart conditions, asthma and cancer are just some of the diseases connected to inflammation.

Keeping your dog’s immune system balanced can help reduce these risks and contribute to overall health and well-being and there are a number of ways that you can do that:

  • Adding Gizzls CBD oil and treats to your pet’s health regimen can support a strong immune system. Our treats are specially formulated and hand baked with love for both dogs and cats!

  • Feeding a fresh, whole food diet can help manage inflammatory responses. We recommend foods with high levels of antioxidants. Gizzls LOVES As Nature Intended. They make special recipes for cats and dogs with specific health problems and have an extensive variety. We especially love Jasmine's Free Range Chicken Kidney Diet For Renal Problems which is perfect for Gizzy.

  • Exercise and play with your pets. When dogs and cats work their muscles, it helps to cleanse the body of toxins and keeps the lymphatic system in working order.

  • Have you ever massaged your pet? If not, now’s a great time to start! Not only does massage enhance lymphocyte function, it is also very relaxing, which is good for emotional health (and ultimately, immune health).

  • Reduce chemicals in your home and on your pet. Opt for plant based household cleansers and more natural approaches to flea and tick prevention. We use Spencers Cat/Dog Spot On Drops.

  • Provide fresh, filtered water.

  • Get your pet vaccinated regularly.


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Disclaimer

The information contained herein is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, it is provided for educational purposes only. You assume full responsibility for how you choose to use this information. Always seek the advice of your vet before starting any new treatment or discontinuing an existing treatment. Talk with your vet about any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Nothing contained herein is intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment.