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The Super Snouts Difference: Your products are only as good as your technology.

Q: So why us? With so many choices, why Super Shouts Hemp Company?

A: Because products are only as good as the science and technology behind them.

After years of rigorous research, we have solidly built the “DREAM TEAM” of the pet CBD category. We come to the table with the best USA farmers and growers, a pharmaceutical engineer with a PhD, professional extractors and a veterinarian who happens to be a leading authority on formulating and clinically using Cannabis in pets for 35+ years in Colorado. We have partnered with this caliber of people, science and technology to ensure that we bring the best product to your customer’s pets.

We have partnered with farms in Colorado, Oregon, Washington and Kentucky who are fully licensed under their respective State Departments of Agriculture. Our hemp is organically farmed, free of GMO’s, pesticides and herbicides and fully compliant with state pilot hemp program legalities.

Our raw material extracts that go into our products are extremely potent because of the outstanding generational strain growers that we work with.

The formulations on all of our products are done by a pharmaceutical engineer scientist with a PhD in the formulation and Dr. Robert Silver, DVM, the leading authority on the endocannabinoid system in dogs and cats. 

All of our CBD ingestible products are made with micro-emulsion technology, meaning that they are water-soluble and are 8X more bioavailable on average in the gut and liver than CBD edibles infused with oil, ensuring that your customers are getting what they are paying for… a delivery platform that works.

We pride ourselves on radical transparency. Each product has a QR code attached to it that instantly takes the customer to our test results page where they can find batch specific test results (both raw material and finished product 3rd party verifications) on every product we put into the market.

Thank you for your time and we hope to talk with you soon.

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Robert J. Silver DVM, MS CVA

Both dogs and cats, like all animals, have a endocannabinoid system (ECS) in their body, associated with their nervous system, that produces molecules called endocannabinoids. This system also has membrane receptors that these endocannabinoids attach to. When the endocannabinoids bind to the membrane receptor things happen, like pain is reduced or inflammation is lessened. It turns out, purely by coincidence, that the Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) molecules look to these receptors exactly like the endocannabinoid molecules.. We call THC and CBD and the other 100+ plant molecules like them from cannabis; “phytocannabinoids,” as compared to “endocannabinoids”, which are produced by the body.

As early as the 1940’s CBD was discovered, and in the 1960’s THC was discovered. Endocannabinoids and their receptors, and the system they are part of, the Endocannabinoid System (ECS) wasn’t even discovered until the 1990’s. We now know that all animals except insects have an ECS. Even animals as primitive as the hydra, a relative of the jelly fish have endocannabinoids!

The ECS consists of three things: 1. The molecules of endocannabinoids; 2. The membrane receptors that receive the endocannabinoids and THC; and 3. Enzymes that recycle the endocannabinoids and remove them from the receptors, thus ending their activity in the body until they are manufactured anew.

This information is very new, and as a result many people in the cannabis industry aren’t aware of it, or don’t understand it well enough to explain how phytocannabinoids interact with the ECS. The misconception exists that you need THC for cannabis to work medically. This misconception arose when the cannabis plants available for medical use contained mostly all THC. In recent times, with modern breeding practices, and the rise of the hemp industry, the latest thinking on the applications of therapeutic cannabinoids has shifted in favor of CBD. We now know so much more about CBD than we did originally, when people thought that you needed THC to “activate” the CBD.

In dogs, THC can send them to the ER because they are so sensitive to its adverse neurological effects. The small amount of THC in low-THC cannabis which is what we call “Hemp”, usually doesn’t affect most dogs adversely, but as a veterinarian, I have seen quite a few dogs that were given hemp and had bad reactions to it. Maybe the product wasn’t analyzed correctly, which can happen, or the dog was accidentally given too much, or something else, but after observing this frequently in my patients, I began to look for a hemp product that did not contain any THC.

I found a hemp supply company in Colorado that has pioneered progressive technology to remove the THC from their hemp without removing anything else, and started to use their zero THC hemp on my patients. After 2 years and over 40,000 bottles distributed to veterinarians, I am certain that THC is unnecessary. I hear from hundreds of veterinarians monthly who use zero THC hemp in their practices successfully.

Those who say you need THC to “activate” the CBD, just do not understand the physiology of the endocannabinoid system. THC acts like an endocannabinoid in binding to the membrane receptor at the CB1 or CB2 receptor. CBD interferes with the binding strength of the THC with the receptor, and thus, reduces its psychotropic effects. This mitigates or prevents the dog’s psychotropic experience (which they hate) or worse, the neurologic crisis characterized by “static ataxia”. 

Since CBD is an antidote for the effects of THC, it doesn’t activate it. THC works through many mechanisms of action, many of which are not dependent upon binding to the CB1 or CB2 receptor. CBD does not interfere with these non receptor mediated effects of THC. CBD works to increase the effect of the body’s own naturally produced endocannabinoids by inhibiting the enzymes that remove the body’s natural THC, the endocannabinoid anandamide, out of CB1 and CB2 receptors.

This is why CBD has such a global effect on the body, affecting all systems, and this is why I prefer, and recommend widely, the use of zero THC extracts for pets for almost every situation I encounter clinically.

By: Dr. Robert J. Silver DVM, MS, CVA

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Hemp oil and CBD rich products are undoubtedly helping millions of pets with wide-ranging issues. It’s non-psychoactive (if the THC is removed) and non-toxic, showing no potential for abuse or system toxicity.
 
Super Snouts Hemp Company’s foundation is set in product competence, safety, research, science and technology. We studied and researched CBD for years before adding it to our product line. We sat down with leading scientists and veterinarians whose research led them them to understand that THC is not needed, nor does it change the result and efficacy of a CBD product for dogs. Because some studies indicate that THC in fact can be dangerous, even in small amounts, it was clear that all of our products had to be pharmaceutical grade and contain non detectable levels of THC.
 
Studies have shown (study abstract posted below) that even small amounts of THC can be dangerous. The study posted below shows that “The minimum lethal oral dose for dogs for THC is more than 3g/kg”, which equates to 0.3%. (3000/1000000 x 100% = 0.3%) Many more studies have shown that dogs have the same kind of endocannabinoid receptors as human with one huge difference: Dogs have a much higher concentration of these receptors in their brain than humans do.
 
All “industrial hemp” grows with between 0.1% – 0.3% THC naturally. Super Snouts removes all remaining THC through a patented process called liquid chromatography to make sure that the purist and safest CBD product goes to market under our brand. Companies who do not have the technology to remove THC will tell you that THC is required for CBD to be absorbed, and this is not true.
 
Aside from the potential health dangers resulting from giving THC to dogs, there are also potential legal and regulatory issues for retailers. We do not ship any products with THC whatsoever across state or International boundaries. This is a best practice for all customers operating in the pet space.
 
We feel that it is our responsibility as a manufacturer to offer the safest products that are guaranteed to work for your pet. Hundreds of profound testimonials prove that our THC Free CBD products work just as effectively without the potential health issues of products containing THC.
 
Top Companion Anim Med. 2013 Feb;28(1):8-12. doi: 10.1053/j.tcam.2013.03.004. Review
 
Fitzgerald KT, Bronstein AC, Newquist KL.
The website address for this abstract is:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23796481
 
Abstract
The plant Cannabis sativa has been used for centuries for the effects of its psychoactive resins. The term “marijuana” typically refers to tobacco-like preparations of the leaves and flowers. The plant contains more than 400 chemicals but the cannabinoid δ-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the major psychoactive constituent. “Hashish” is the resin extracted from the tops of flowering plants and generally has a much higher THC concentration. Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States. Currently, several states have passed legislation to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana for both medical and personal use and several other states have similar legislation under consideration. The most common form of marijuana use in humans is inhalation of the smoke of marijuana cigarettes, followed by ingestion. In animals, although secondhand smoke inhalation is possible, the most common source of exposure is through ingestion of the owner’s marijuana supply. The minimum lethal oral dose for dogs for THC is more than 3 g/kg. Although the drug has a high margin of safety, deaths have been seen after ingestion of food products containing the more concentrated medical-grade THC butter. There are two specific cannabinoid receptors in humans and dogs, CB1 (primarily in central nervous system) and CB2 (peripheral tissues). In animals, following oral ingestion, clinical effects begin within 60 minutes. All of the neuropharmacologic mechanisms by which cannabinoids produce psychoactive effects have not been identified. However, CB1 activity is believed to be responsible for the majority of cannabinoid clinical effects. Highly lipid soluble, THC is distributed in fat, liver, brain, and renal tissue. Fifteen percent of THC is excreted into the urine and the rest is eliminated in the feces through biliary excretion. Clinical signs of canine intoxication include depression, hypersalivation, mydriasis, hypermetria, vomiting, urinary incontinence, tremors, hypothermia, and bradycardia. Higher dosages may additionally cause nystagmus, agitation, tachypnea, tachycardia, ataxia, hyperexcitability, and seizures. Treatment of marijuana ingestion in animals is largely supportive. Vital signs including temperature and heart rate and rhythm must be continually monitored. Stomach content and urine can be tested for cannabinoids. Gas chromatography and mass spectrometry can be utilized for THC detection but usually may take several days and are not practical for initiation of therapy. Human urine drug-screening tests can be unreliable for confirmation of marijuana toxicosis in dogs owing to the interference of a large number of the metabolites in canine urine. False negatives may also arise if testing occurs too recently following THC ingestion. Thus, the use of human urine drug-screening tests in dogs remains controversial. No specific antidote presently exists for THC poisoning. Sedation with benzodiazepines may be necessary if dogs are severely agitated. Intravenous fluids may be employed to counter prolonged vomiting and to help control body temperature. Recently, the use of intralipid therapy to bind the highly lipophilic THC has been utilized to help reduce clinical signs. The majority of dogs experiencing intoxication after marijuana ingestion recover completely without sequellae. Differential diagnoses of canine THC toxicosis include human pharmaceuticals with central nervous system stimulatory effects, drugs with central nervous system depressant effects, macrolide parasiticides, xylitol, and hallucinogenic mushrooms.
 
PMID: 23796481 DOI: 10.1053/j.tcam.2013.03.004

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All Super Snouts Broad Spectrum and Isolate Hemp oils are organic.
All of our hemp is sustainably farmed.

BROAD SPECTRUM PHYTO 90/150/300/600

PHYTO90 has approx. 90mg of broad spectrum raw material full plant extract and 27,910mg of certified organic virgin hempseed oil, making the finished product 99.7% organic. The raw extract cannot be considered organic since it has been through an extraction process and is considered a compound, not a full ingredient.

PHYTO150 has approx. 150mg of broad spectrum raw material full plant extract and 27,850mg of certified organic virgin hempseed oil, making the finished product 99.5% organic. The raw extract cannot be considered organic since it has been through an extraction process and is considered a compound, not a full ingredient.

PHYTO300 has approx. 300mg of broad spectrum raw material full plant extract and 27,700mg of certified organic virgin hempseed oil, making the finished product 99% organic. The raw extract cannot be considered organic since it has been through an extraction process and is considered a compound, not a full ingredient.

PHYTO600 has approx. 600mg of broad spectrum raw material full plant extract and 27,400mg of certified organic virgin hempseed oil, making the finished product 98% organic.

Our Colorado supplier for the BROAD SPECTRUM full plant oils grows all crops under strict organic farming practices. The extracted compounds from that plant material is then blended with virgin certified organic hempseed oil, making the finished product 99%+ organic.

HPLC and GC FID confirms that our Broad Spectrum products are free of: Solvents, THC, GMO, Heavy Metals, Pesticides, Herbicides, Parasites and Mold.

99%+ PURE ISOLATE ISOHEMP 150/300
ISOHEMP-150 has approx. 150mg of 99%+ Pure Isolate extract and 27,850mg of certified organic hempseed oil, making the finished product 99.5% organic. The raw extract isolate cannot be considered organic since it has been through an extraction process and is considered a compound, not a full ingredient.

ISOHEMP-300 has approx. 300mg of 99%+ Pure Isolate extract and 27,700mg of certified organic hempseed oil, making the finished product 99% organic. The raw extract isolate cannot be considered organic since it has been through an extraction process and is considered a compound, not a full ingredient.

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What is the Endocannabinoid System?
ENDO (within) CANNABINOID (the compounds that fit into cannabinoid receptors). The ECS simply refers to a network of cell receptors (that sit on the surface of the cells) and molecules that interact with each other. The molecules relay a message to the cell receptor, giving the cell specific instruction, information and direction.

When such chemical-signals (molecules) bind to a receptor, they cause a cellular/ tissue-response, or a change in the electrical-activity of a cell.

Two dominant cell receptors make up the ECS: CB1 and CB2. The keys that unlock these receptors are called endocannabinoids. Endocannabinoids actually got their name from cannabis after plant compounds were discovered and found to be the key that fits the receptor’s lock.

The Endocannabinoid System actually got its name from a scientific discovery in the early 1990’s while studying the effects of cannabis and receptors in brains of rats.

What does the Endocannabinoid System do?

The ECS is a bridge linking body and mind. The ECS exists to produce its own cannabinoids. Researchers have found that the ECS maintains homeostasis in living animals…meaning that it controls and regulates pain, sleep, appetite, inflammation, cell metabolism and much more. Basic functions that that the ECS regulates: Appetite, Metabolism, Pain, Sleep, \ Mood, Movement, Temperature, Memory, learning, Immune Function, Inflammation, Neural Development, Neuroprotection, Cardiovascular Function, Digestion and reproduction. Aside form all of this, the ECS also is a first responder to illness.

How do phyto-compounds work on the ECS?

Phyto-cannabinoids stimulate the ECS into balance/homeostasis, replenishing endocannabinoid deficiencies.

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