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Hemp for Dogs: Zeke’s Story

Introducing Zeke: The Chiweeniepinpompoo

Zeke is a prime chiweeniepinpompoo breed example. This particular mix is a magical combination of chihuahua, dachshund, mini-pinscher, pomeranian and poodle. We adopted him in 2012 from a San Diego rescue called The Barking Lot. They estimated his age to be approximately a year and half.

It’s been 10 years since that happy adoption day. He’s about 12 years old now.

Discovering Zeke’s Unique Stride: Patella Luxation

We noticed right away Zeke often lifted his back leg while walking or running. We learned it was a condition called “patella luxation” and is fairly common in small dogs. 

When we asked a vet about it we were told surgery was an option but it was better to just observe it as long as Zeke seemed to be managing ok. So we didn’t worry about it and continued to take him on long walks. We adapted and mostly overlooked it.

In 2017, we started Cordial Organics, knowing dogs benefit more from hemp due to more receptors. So when we began making Calm for Pets. We started giving it to Zeke every day by putting a dropperful in his evening meal. 

We wanted to keep Zeke as healthy as possible so we kept giving it to him every day.

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Zeke’s Unexpected Improvement

A few months later, on a morning walk, we realized Zeke wasn’t skipping his leg anymore. He had been doing it for 5 years consistently, and as far as we knew it wasn’t something that was supposed to go away. Yet here he was, not skipping anymore.

Now, in 2023, Zeke has been free from patella luxation issues for six years. He is also really, really healthy for his age. He runs and plays and has the energy of a younger dog. When we take him to dog beach, people are shocked at how old he is. We believe that making his health a priority has helped him thrive and age so successfully. 

Of course he also gets gourmet dog food, many walks and endless love as well. All these things contribute to his healthiness but we think hemp gives him an edge even though we don’t really know all the ways why.

The Many-Faceted Benefits of Hemp for Pets

The truth is, hemp for pets is about whole-body health. That’s why we have given it to Zeke every single day of his life since 2017. We share Zeke’s story out of love and a hope for all pets to enjoy his health and happiness. We trusthemp for pets, not just due to science and studies, but from witnessing its impact firsthand.

We agree! Here’s some other pet owners that have used Calm for their furry friends. We have also written how hemp works specifically for dogs and cats.

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