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The Brilliant Benefits Of Hemp For Your Pets

In recent years hemp and CBD have been becoming much more of a common sight as an ingredient in health foods and supplements for us humans, boasting benefits such as reduced anxiety levels and improved heart health. The brilliant advantages of having hemp in the diet are also starting to be harnessed by some clever companies in treats and chews for our pets, allowing them access to all of the nutritional and mental wellness benefits this perfect plant has. At The Pets Larder we love stuff that is great for your animals and it will come as no surprise that we are stocking some of the best hemp based treats and chews that are available on the pet food market today. 

What are Hemp and CBD?

Hemp is one of the fastest growing plants on earth and has a wide variety of uses including but not limited to clothing, cosmetics, paper, biodegradable plastics and of course food stuffs for us and our furry friends. Hemp is a very sustainable material and source of nutrition as it grows very efficiently, causes minimal harmful effects on the surrounding environment when it is grown and is of course biodegradable. As a foodstuff hemp provides rich sources of protein, dietary fibre, B vitamins, zinc, iron and omegas 3 & 6, which are all essential parts of a healthy diet in humans and pets alike. Hemp leaf also contains high levels of Cannabidiol or CBD. This amazing compound is used to stimulate the endocannabinoid system in your pet’s body which regulates the nervous and digestive systems and can be used to help with a wide range of ailments due to its almost magical properties.     


The Benefits of Hemp and CBD for your Pets

Some research has shown that CBD can help with; joint pain in dogs and cats (as it is also a natural anti-inflammatory), anxiety and stress reduction, maintaining regular sleep patterns and there is also anecdotal evidence suggesting it can help with animals who suffer with seizures too. As stated above hemp is also a rich source of a whole heap of vitamins and minerals that can be beneficial for your dogs and cats in a myriad of ways. Omega-3 and omega-6 are fatty acids that are essential for healthy cell growth and can help to keep the skin and coat of our pets in tip-top condition. A plentiful supply of B vitamins in your pets diet are necessary to maintenance of the nervous and lymphatic systems, as is a good source of iron. Hemp is a great source of hypoallergenic protein for those animals with a sensitivity to certain common protein sources. All of the hemp products at The Pets Larder are also grain free and made with all natural ingredients, so you can always be safe in the knowledge that your pets are getting the very best.

Hemp Based Treats and Chews for Pets at The Pets Larder

True Leaf

True Leaf, formerly known as True Hemp, is a global leader in bringing hemp products to the pet food market and they have been doing so since 2013. True Leaf are committed to making “Life fulfilling and rewarding for both pets and people”, using their unique formulations that harness the power of hemp as well as a whole host of other all natural and wholesome ingredients. At The Pets Larder we have fifteen different True Leaf products on our shelves all with a unique recipe and a different set of benefits. From Calming Dental Chews for your dog to Anti-Hairball Treats for cats, as well as many more, these pet-friendly products provide the benefits of hemp in droves. 

True Leaf

Hownd and Hemp

Hownd is a company that is dedicated to producing dog products that are not only great for your dogs but for the planet too. The company has a manifesto that states that they are driven by ‘ethics, not profit’ and we absolutely love that here, at The Pets Larder. As we all know it's so important to look after the planet as well as our pets, and it will come as no surprise that a company with sustainability at the top of their priorities should be making their treats with wonderful hemp. Hownd’s Hemp Wellness Treats come in five different varieties that are designed to help with various different ailments and stages of life of your dogs. The range includes; Playful Pup, Golden Oldies, Got An Itch, Keep Calm and Yup You Stink!. Each treat has a unique make-up that includes all of the wonderful help of hemp alongside a bounty of mother nature's finest, that can help your dogs and you with a variety of life's little irritations. Hownd also produces a hemp based skin, nose and paw balm, which harnesses the power of hemp to help protect and soothe your dog's sensitive areas all year round. 

Hownd Hemp

When it comes to treats and chews, The Pets Larder only stock the very best all natural products around. We also prioritise the welfare of all of your animals so when it came to hemp we knew we needed to get some of the action. This miraculous plant has a whole host of brilliant benefits for your pets as well as a heap of naturally occurring nutrition, making it an ingredient we love to see in our products and on our shelves.

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