Last December, we recruited 101 anxious pups for a Great Dane-sized study (on reducing dog anxiety with pet CBD) using Okoa Pet “Hush, Puppy” Calming CBD treats. We screened all dog participants with a survey to rank anxiety behaviors (scratching, licking, barking, etc.) as well as when anxiety occurs (separation, nail clipping, thunderstorms, car rides). To establish a baseline, participants answered the same survey questions before and after giving their dogs CBD treats for a two-week period to see if the treats had an impact–and the results are rebarkable!
Okoa Pet CBD Calming Treats Study Results
These dog-awful behaviors (among others) decreased significantly after just two weeks:
- Barking when people come to the door
- Nervousness/destructiveness when left alone
- Panic when riding in vehicle
- Nervousness at the vet/groomer
- Excessive skin scratching
- Waking up during the night
- Humans locking themselves in the bathroom to cry (wasn’t on the survey, but if we had to guess)
Survey respondents also found a significant increase in the playfulness and calmness of their dog (and the amount of Golden Girls episodes pups would cuddle thru). While there are a lot of CBD products on the market, this study shows the notable impact of choosing a quality product that is formulated by veterinarians, and tested and approved by pet parents. View the full findings here.
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