Hemp oil really is one of nature’s most amazing superfoods. Hemp oil contains different types of fatty acids, antioxidants, and phospholipids. All of the above mentioned are especially valuable to protection dogs. There are many different forms of hemp including seeds, milk, or hemp butter. The best way to give hemp to protection dogs is with hemp oil which has minimal processing involved. One of the many benefits of giving hemp to protection dogs is GLA. GLA is a building block for prostaglandins in your protection dog’s body. Even healthy protection dogs can be deficient in GLA. GLA deficiencies in protection dogs can lead to allergies, arthritis, premature aging, digestive issues, diabetes, and cancer. As your protection dog reaches its senior years, GLA can help with managing pain and inflammation. One study has shown that GLA from hemp has shown to reduce arthritis symptoms by 25 percent. GLA also can help protection dogs with skin allergies. GLA can help protection dogs tremendously if they are showing symptoms of atopic dermatitis. GLA keeps moisture in the skin which in turn provides your protection dog with much healthier skin and smoother coat. If your protection dog is having issues with weight management GLA can help turn up your dogs fat burning mechanisms and increase energy levels. It can also lead to serotonin increases in your protection dog’s brain which gives them a feeling of fullness. Another impressive benefit of giving protection dogs GLA is anti-cancer abilities. GLA helps protection dogs decrease inflammation and increase immune function. GLA has been shown to inhibit tumor growth and stimulate cancer cell death. The anti-inflammatory ability of GLA can help prevent cancer from even beginning if given to protection dogs on a regular basis.
Hemp oil contains an ideal ratio of omega 3 to omega 6 fatty acids. A good balance is very beneficial to your protection dog. Omega 3s will help your protection dog lower inflammation and control chronic inflammation. To much Inflammation can cause many health issues in your protection dogs, such as allergies, arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, diabetes, liver or kidney disease, and cancer. Omega 3 fats can also help your protection dogs, eyes, brain, skin, heart, bone, joints, and immune system. Aside from providing your protection dog with GLA, hemp oil also is loaded with antioxidants. Hemp oil contains Vitamin e and vitamin A. These antioxidants your protection dogs immune system by fighting free radical damage. These vitamins can also increase natural immune cells which help slow down the decline of immune function in your protection dog.
Hemp oil is much safer for protection dogs then the commonly used fish oil. Fish oil can easily become rancid during processing and actually cause inflammation in your protection dog. Hemp oil is cold processed making it much safer for your protection dog. Fish oil can also contain mercury, radiation, and other contaminants that can harm your protection dog. The best way to administer hemp oil to protection dogs is as follows.
21-50 pounds: 1 teaspoon once or twice daily. Protection dogs over 50 pounds should be given 1 tablespoon once or twice daily.