Description

Hemp is one of our oldest and most versatile plants, dating back to the 28th century BC. Today, hemp is used in foods and even textiles, but we’re most interested in the hemp seed and the oil it produces.

Unlike fish oil, hemp seed oil contains the perfect ratio of Omega-6 (linoleic acid) to Omega-3 (alpha-linolenic acid) fatty acids. These are essential fatty acids, meaning your dog can’t produce them and needs to get them in his diet.  A good balance of these Omega oils is critical to your dog’s health because they work synergistically in the body.

Hemp seeds are also high in an essential Omega-6 fatty acid called gamma-linolenic acid (GLA). That’s important because there are some really good reasons to boost the GLA in your dog’s diet:

1. It Fights Cancer

Researchers at the American Cancer Society say there’s evidence that people with cancer, diabetes and skin allergies don’t make enough GLA … and these issues are incredibly common in dogs too. While GLA is considered a conditionally essential fatty acid (which means that most dogs can make enough of it, most of the time), there are many circumstances (hard exercise or stress) where dogs can’t make enough GLA and supplementing can become important.

Finally, because the GLA is perfectly balanced with Omega-3 fats, hemp seed oil will help reduce inflammation in your dog and strengthen the immune system.

2. It Reduces Joint Pain

Researchers in the Journal of Arthritis and Rheumatology found that the GLA found in hemp seeds reduced arthritis symptoms by 25% compared to the placebo at 4%. Once again, this is because the perfect balance of fatty acids helps to reduce inflammation naturally.

3. It Improves Skin And Coat

Hemp seed has long been used in cosmetic products and soaps because the oil can penetrate the inner layers of the skin and promote healthy cellular growth. The balanced fatty acids also play an important role in reducing the inflammation associated with common skin issues, including atopic dermatitis, pruritic skin disease and granulomas.


How Hemp Seed Oil Works

Your dog has substances in his body called prostaglandins. These are like hormones and they circulate around the body, helping to smooth muscle contractions, control inflammation, regulate body temperature and other vital functions.

The GLA that’s abundant in hemp seed is a building block for prostaglandins. Researchers are looking at GLA supplementation today as an important component of proper hormone health and development.

⚠️ Before you start adding hemp oil to your dog’s meals, there’s a couple of things you should first know.

Hemp seed oil is polyunsaturated fat, which means the oil is unstable. If you cook your dog’s food, you won’t want to add hemp seed oil to the food while cooking as this can cause the oil to become rancid and cause health issues in your dog.

In addition, if your dog is eating a poultry-based diet, adding hemp seed oil may cause an imbalance in his diet because chicken is already quite high in polyunsaturated fats and linoleic acid. According to Steve Brown, author of Unlocking the Canine Ancestral Diet, flaxseed oil is a better choice for chicken-based diets.

But if your dog is eating a diet rich in beef and other ruminants, then hemp seed oil is a great way to balance the diet, alongside your dog’s regular fish.

Product Details

Hemp seed oil is an excellent source of the essential fatty acids, Omega-3 and Omega-6. It is packed with protein, and may aid in digestion, heart health, and overall skin quality.

Daily Feeding Recommendation

Add a teaspoon for every 1 to 1 1/4 pounds of food

Package: 250ml bottle. Store in a dry, dark place in the original packaging.

It's very important to us that fresh and raw feeding is convenient as possible. That's why having weekly deliveries makes it more affordable for our customers.

• Minimum order €20 to qualify for delivery
• FREE delivery on orders of €65 and above
• Always FREE delivery for Larnaca District
• Possibility of deliveries during the evening

    There are three options for picking up your products, which our system preselect depending on the type of products you want to order:

    1. Store Pickup
    2. GAP Akis Express
    3. Carnés Natural Delivery

      * All raw food products are delivered ONLY via Carnés Natural Delivery.


       What Happens When I've Placed My Order?

      • Upon receiving your order, you will receive an email confirmation.
      • We will then pick your order and have it ready for your delivery day (which you can see below).
      • The day of delivery you will receive an email or text with shipping confirmation.
      • Please be in to take your delivery. If you aren't available when your parcel is delivered, the delivery driver will leave a note with instructions on how to pick it up.

      Store Pickup

      You can place your order and pick up your items from our store in Nicosia.


      GAP Akis Express

      Akis Express - Point to Point (P2P)
       
      Your order is shipped with GAP Akis Express to one of the 100 GAP Akis Express locations. The point selection is determined based on the closest point to the postal code you stated. If you would prefer a specific pick-up location, please leave a note on 'cart page' at 'special delivery instructions' section or notify us immediately by calling 700-888-66.

      See all the points here: GAP Akis Express Store Locator

      Akis Express - Point to Door (P2D)

      Your order is shipped with GAP Akis Express right to your door. 


      Carnés Natural Delivery

      Carnés Delivery - Point to Door (P2D)

      Wanting to ensure the high quality of our raw food products and make sure that there is no temperature of even packaging damage, we DO NOT deliver in ice cooler bags or via courier. Carnés Natural deliveries will be made in one of our temperature controlled vehicle’s ALWAYS at -15°C to your door.

      Delivery days are city dependant. For deliveries we need a full working day before the order is processed and we use a route planner which calculates the most efficient route for us. This means:

      Monday:

      Nicosia District

      Orders have to be placed before 6PM on Sunday.

      Wednesday: 

      Larnaca - Famagusta District 

      Orders have to be placed before 6PM on Monday.

      Thursday:

      Limassol - Paphos District
      
Orders have to be placed before 6PM on Tuesday.

      Friday:

      Nicosia District 

      Orders have to be placed before 6PM on Wednesday.

      Knowing that everyone's schedules are different and wanting to give everyone the opportunity to order, we created three Time Zones for our deliveries.

      Time Zone 1: 11:00 - 14:00
      Time Zone 2: 14:00 - 17:00
      Time Zone 3: 17:00 - 19:00

      Please be in to receive your order.


      Shipping rates & delivery estimates

      Shipping Method Est. Time Cost
      Store Pickup Free
      Akis Express (P2P) Next day €3.00
      Akis Express (P2D) Next day €4.50
      Carnés Delivery (P2D) - Time Zone 1 Depends on city €3.50
      Carnés Delivery (P2D) - Time Zone 2 Depends on city €3.50
      Carnés Delivery (P2D) - Time Zone 3 Depends on city €5.00

      (P2P) = Point to Point, (P2D) = Point to Door

      The costs for GAP Akis Express delivery are based on a package up to 5kg. Packages more than 5kg will be charge extra €1.00 per kilo.

      We reserve the right to hold onto to orders if needed due to weather, or waiting for stock to arrive.


      Bank Holidays

      A working day is Monday to Friday, excluding bank holidays. Orders will not be dispatched or delivered on bank holidays. In these cases, orders will be dispatched on the next working day.


      Questions

      If you have any questions about the delivery and shipment or your order, please contact us at info@carnesnatural.com or 700-888-66.

      We stand behind our products 100%! We only exchange goods if they are defective or damaged. In circumstances where you consider that a product is defective, you should promptly contact us at info@carnesnatural.com or 700-888-66 with details of the product and the defect.

      Upon receipt of the returned product, we will fully examine it and notify you via email or phone, within a reasonable period of time, whether you are entitled to a replacement as a result of the defect. If you are eligible, we will send you a replacement product.

      - To complete your return, we require a receipt or proof of purchase.
      - Any item not in its original condition, is damaged or missing parts for reasons not due to our error is not returnable.

        Refunds (if applicable) 

        Refunds are only made on a Gift Card. Once your return has been received and inspectedwe will send you an email to notify you that we have received your returned item and the corresponding amount will be credited to a Gift Card with an expiry date of three months from the date of issue, and will be sent to you by email.

        Exchanges (if applicable) 

        We only replace items if they are defected or damaged during the shipping process. If you need to exchange it for the same item, send us an email at info@carnesnatural.com and send your item to: Carnés Natural, 9B Zinonos Kitieos, Strovolos, 2064 Nicosia, Cyprus.

        To return your product, you should mail your product to: Carnés Natural, 9B Zinonos Kitieos, Strovolos, 2064 Nicosia, Cyprus

        You will be responsible for paying for your own shipping costs for returning your item. Shipping costs are non-refundable. If you receive a refund, the cost of return shipping will be deducted from your refund.

        Depending on where you live, the time it may take for your exchanged product to reach you, may vary.

        If you are returning an item, you should consider using a trackable shipping service or purchasing shipping insurance. We don’t guarantee that we will receive your returned item.

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