The day we stop and watch our dogs struggle to climb stairs, become uncomfortable and agitated at the sight of us leaving, or panic at the sound of thunder or fireworks is the day we feel a vice-grip on our hearts that never lets go. It’s when we realize they experience things that prevent them from enjoying the best parts of being a dog.
As their champions, we refuse to let that happen if there’s something we can do to help. CBD extracts & biscuits have the potential to remedy a wide variety of issues, and may be the answer to giving your dog his life back.
What is CBD?
CBD (cannabidiol) is a natural substance found in hemp plants whose health benefits come free of the effects of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), the psychoactive substance in marijuana that produces feelings of being “high” or intoxicated.
CBD doesn’t do that—it’s completely non-psychoactive. Rx CBD Extract contains MCT (medium chain triglycerides) oil from organic coconuts, and human-grade CBD hemp oil derived by CO2 extraction. It’s a completely natural remedy that’s 100% vegetarian and gluten-free.
What are the benefits of CBD?
CBD may help ease dogs’ discomfort associated with chronic pain, inflammation, anxiety, noise phobias, and other physical and emotional conditions, without a prescription or significant side effects.
In any form (whether as an oil extract or dog biscuit), CBD isn’t meant to sedate. Many dog parents report that their dogs don’t appear sleepy or fatigued after a dose; rather, they just seem more comfortable in their bodies. Moving around becomes easier for dogs with arthritis or joint pain, symptoms of anxiety calm, and loud noises are no longer as scary. CBD can even alleviate nausea that might be getting in the way of your pup’s normal appetite, or that contributes to car sickness.
What are the ways I can give my dog CBD?
Feeding your dog CBD biscuits or giving CBD extract orally via a dropper are the two easiest methods of administering a dose.
Rx CBD offers two options for CBD extract: a 150 mg bottle best for dogs 9–44 pounds, and a 300 mg bottle best for dogs 45 pounds or more. Each bottle contains a dropper to use as a measuring device, and you can give the extract directly by mouth or mixed in with food.
There are also two forms of crunchy chicken-flavored biscuits infused with full-spectrum hemp oil, organic flax seed, nutritional yeast, parsley, and cage-free eggs. The Original CBD Biscuits contain 1.75 mg of CBD and are best for small-to-medium dogs, while the Big Dog CBD Biscuits contain 5 mg of CBD and are best for large-to-extra-large dogs.
It’s important to note that it may take anywhere from 5 days to 2 weeks for the effects of the biscuits to kick in. The CBD needs time to build up in dogs’ systems to perform at its best, and it pays to be consistent.
Chasing balls, shredding toys, doing zoomies around the yard, all without a care in the world and a whole lot of excitement—that’s all we want for our dogs. We love them because they make our lives better, and theirs deserve to be the best we can make them.