Updated: Jun 25, 2020
First of all we are talking about hemp seed oil and not hemp oil. Hemp oil contains cannabidiol (CBD) and other cannabinoids, and contains THC, whereas hemp seed oil only contain minor traces of CBD and no THC. This means that hemp seed oil is completely legal and available for use in humans and pets.
As it relates to our pets, hemp seed oil is a great source of perfectly balanced omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids. These are amazing for keeping your pets skin looking soft and shiny when used internally or externally in conjunction with a good quality shampoo!
Hemp seed oil is also perfect for skin allergies as it provides great moisture to the skin. The perfectly balanced fatty acids are sensational for your pets skin when introduced via their diet.
Consumption orally of hemp seed oil is the only natural food that has the essential fatty acids like omega 3 and 6 in the optimum ratio of 3:1 giving all the benefits in one supplement form making it easy for your pets to consume!
Another wonderful benefit of Hemp seed oil for your pets is that it does not interfere with kidney or liver function so they can enjoy all the benefits without any consequences!
Hemp seed oil also provides joint relief for those animals with arthritis or inflammation issues. Researchers in the Journal of Arthritis and Rheumatology found that the GLA found in hemp seeds reduced arthritis symptoms by 25% compared to the placebo at 4%.
This is also because of the perfect balance of fatty acids. They help reduce the inflammation naturally.
So go on, use hemp seed oil in doses of 1ml to 5ml per dinner bowl for long lasting benefits for your pet.