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How CBD Can Help Pets Stay Calm During Fireworks

How CBD Can Help Pets Stay Calm During Fireworks

While the Fourth of July is a much-anticipated event for many American families, it can be an extremely stressful time for many dogs due to the loud fireworks going off all hours of day and night. To help your furry friend stay calm during this holiday, CBD products can be a valuable tool, helping your dog have a calmer and safer fireworks season.

Understanding CBD and its Benefits for Dogs

CBD, or cannabidiol, is a naturally occurring compound found in cannabis plants. However, it is important to note that Pet Releaf CBD products are derived from hemp, which contains very low levels of THC, the psychoactive compound. CBD interacts with the endocannabinoid system in dogs, helping to regulate various bodily functions, including stress. When administered in appropriate doses, CBD can provide a sense of relaxation and calmness for dogs experiencing fear.

Choosing the Right Pet Releaf CBD Product

Pet Releaf offers a range of CBD products specifically formulated for dogs and makes it easy to select the right product based on your dog's size and needs. Options include CBD Edibite chews, oils, topicals, and shampoos. Pet Releaf’s Stress Releaf line is perfect for stressful events like July 4th, thunderstorms, and travel. Stress Releaf Edibites are convenient and delicious while oils can provide more precise and advanced calming support. Many dog owners use both oils and chews!

Creating a Calm Environment

Preparing a calm and secure environment is essential to help your dog cope with the Fourth of July festivities. Set up a cozy, safe space in a quiet room where your dog can retreat to when feeling scared. Place familiar bedding, toys, and water nearby. Close the windows and curtains to minimize noise and bright lights. Playing soft background music, turning on  DOGTV, or putting on a white noise machine can help drown out loud noises.

Administering CBD Ahead of July 4th

Before the fireworks begin, administer the recommended amount of Pet Releaf CBD according to your dog's weight and the specific product instructions. CBD typically takes around 30 minutes to an hour to take effect, so we recommend administering the morning of the Fourth, then readministering an hour before the fireworks show. If necessary, you can give more CBD throughout the night.

Staying Calm and Providing Comfort

Remember, your dog looks to you for reassurance and comfort. If your dog struggles from high stress, consider staying home with your pet and remain calm and provide a reassuring presence during fireworks. Combining CBD with your presence and attention can make a significant difference in keeping your dog calm on the Fourth of July.

With the help of products like Pet Releaf CBD and a few proactive measures, you can ensure a peaceful Fourth of July for your dog. By understanding CBD's benefits, selecting the right product, and creating a calm environment, you'll be able to mitigate anxiety and provide a sense of tranquility for your beloved pet during the holiday celebrations.