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  • FAQ
  • What is CBD?
  • CBD and my dog
  • CBD dosing

What does CBD stand for?

CBD is short for cannabidiol. Cannabidiol is one of the many cannabinoids that occur naturally in the hemp plant. CBD provides the therapeutic benefits of cannabis and is 100% non psycoactive.  

How does CBD work?

CBD are is a cannabinoid that works naturally with the body to help regulate biological processes including inflammation, sleep, relaxation, appetite. Taken regularly, CBD can help maintain a healthy balance in the endocannabinoid system, along with many other therapeutic benefits.

Is CBD legal in my state?

CBD is legal under federal law, if it is derived from hemp, as passed in the 2018 Farm Bill. No medical prescription is needed. CBD is not specifically listed as a controlled substance in the United States Controlled Substances Act like its counterpart THC. Individual state laws are more specific and some individual states may govern hemp-derived CBD.

How much CBD should I give my dog?

You know your dog best! Observe before and after administration to determine optimal dose. Recommended starting dose is 1mg per every 10lbs of body weight.

Is CBD safe for my dog?

Yes! Dogs are especially responsive CBD as they have the highest concentration of cannabinoid receptors in their brain and bodies compared to other animals, even humans. Our CBD products are effective in bringing balance to pets suffering from a variety of ailments including separation anxiety, arthritis, inflammation, pain, mobility issues, cancer, end of life discomfort, epilepsy and more.

Will CBD get my dog high?

Nope! Our CBD products are 100% non-psychoactive and THC-free.

Where is my package?

Our team processes all orders within 1-2 business days. We ship using the standard USPS shipping method, so please allow 2-5 business days for delivery.

What is CBD?

CBD one of the many naturally occurring cannabinoids found in the hemp plant. CBD interacts with the human and animal body through the endocannabinoid system, which is responsible for regulating a number of physiological functions. CBD oil is typically extracted from the stalks and seeds of hemp. This plant-derived substance has shown anti-inflammatory, pain-relieving, and anti-anxiety effects.

What are cannabinoids?

Cannabinoids are compounds that work naturally with the body to help regulate biological processes including inflammation, sleep, relaxation, appetite. Taken regularly, cannabinoids helps maintain a healthy balance in the endocannabinoid system, along with many other therapeutic benefits.

How does CBD work?

All animals have an endocannabinoid system that helps maintain the physiological, neurological and immunological systems of the body. If an animal is lacking endocannabinoid production, the system’s multiple receptors will utilize the addition of cannabinoids to help create balance and provide support for relaxing, repairing and restoring. A daily supplement of CBD oil helps support this process.

What is the difference between CBD and THC?

CBD and THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) are both cannabinoids derived from cannabis. They both interact with the cannabinoid receptors of the endocannabinoid system. The main difference between these two popular cannabinoids is that one is psychoactive and one is not. THC is the cannabinoid that directly activates that CB1 receptor to create a euphoric side effect. CBD is an indirect antagonist of the CB1 receptor because it blocks it from linking with other compounds, making it non-psychoactive.

What are the benefits of CBD?

Our CBD products are effective in bringing balance to pets suffering from a variety of ailments. Benefits can include calming effects, anti-anxiety, anti-inflammatory, joint support, arthritis relief, pain relief, overall wellness and more.

Is CBD safe for my dog?

Yes! Dogs are especially responsive to cannabinoids as they have the highest concentration of cannabinoid receptors in their brain and bodies compared to other animals, even humans. Our CBD products are effective in bringing balance to pets suffering from a variety of ailments including separation anxiety, arthritis, inflammation, pain, mobility issues, cancer, end of life discomfort, epilepsy and more.

Is CBD safe for puppies?

Yes! CBD is safe for dogs of all ages. For younger dogs, be sure you take note of their body weight and start with the lower end of the recommended dose. Monitor your dog, and then adjust dose as needed. The recommended dose is 1-3mg for every 10lbs of body weight.

Will CBD make my dog high?

Nope! Our products are 100% non-psychoactive and THC-free.

How long do the effects of CBD last?

The effects of CBD can last anywhere from 4-8 hours. This will depend on a number of things including the size of the dose, your dog's unique digestion system, food eaten that day, severity of your dog's symptoms, and other factors.

Can I use Dope Dog CBD products if my dog is on other medications?

Yes! Be sure to consult with your vet when introducing CBD products into your pet’s daily routine if they are on other medications. Dope Dog products can be safely administered along side other medications and have no known side affects or complications.

Can CBD replace my dog's other medicines?

We recommend checking with your vet before taking your dog off any prescribed medicines. That being said, CBD can be a great supplement to existing medicines because it is a natural and mild substance.

How do you dose CBD?

To determine the proper dose of CBD, first determine your dog's body weight. Start with the recommended dose, monitor your dog, and then increase as needed.

What dose of CBD is right for my dog?

You know your dog best! Observe before and after administration to determine optimal dose. Recommended starting dose is 1-3mg per every 10lbs of body weight.

How much CBD oil should I give my dog for seizures?

If your dog has epilepsy, we recommend daily dosing of CBD as a preventative measure. During a seizure, you will need to increase the dose. We also recommend using a liquid CBD oil over edibles because it takes effect more immediately.

How long do the effects of CBD last?

The effects of CBD can last anywhere from 4-8 hours. This will depend on a number of things including the size of the dose, your dog's unique digestion system, food eaten that day, severity of your dog's symptoms, and other factors.

How often can I give my dog CBD treats?

We are dedicated to supporting a routine that works best for each pet. Many dogs do great with 2+ doses per day as often as every 4 hours, and some only need it on specific occasions. The full effects may remain for up to 4-8 hours, depending on method of use and dosage.

How long until effects of CBD take place?

Each dog is unique! This also depends on the product you are using and the dog's natural digestion process. The effects of edible treats will take place upon digestion, anywhere from 20 - 60+ minutes.

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