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FAQs

Ordering

  • How do I place an order?

    • Simply place an order through our shop. 

  • Do I need an account to order online? 

    • No, you do not need an account. We do encourage you to create a free account as we send emails out announcing sales​

  • How do I know if an item is in stock?

    • If you can add the item to your cart, it is in stock. For any item that is not in stock, we do provide an alternate way to purchase the budget, even with a promo code to use for a discount. It is our way of saying, "We are sorry for the inconvenience".​

CBD 

  • How do I place an order?

    • Simply place an order through our shop. 

  • Do I need an account to order online? 

    • No, you do not need an account. We do encourage you to create a free account as we send emails out announcing sales​

  • How do I know if an item is in stock?

    • If you can add the item to your cart, it is in stock. For any item that is not in stock, we do provide an alternate way to purchase the budget, even with a promo code to use for a discount. It is our way of saying, "We are sorry for the inconvenience".​

  • What is CBG and how does it help?
    CBG, or cannabigerol, is one of the many cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. Like CBD (cannabidiol) and THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), CBG is a non-psychoactive compound, meaning it does not produce a "high" or intoxicating effect. CBG is considered a minor cannabinoid because it is typically found in lower concentrations compared to CBD and THC in most cannabis strains. However, it is gaining attention for its potential therapeutic properties. CBG is often referred to as the "mother cannabinoid" because it is a precursor to other cannabinoids. In the cannabis plant, CBG-A (cannabigerolic acid), the acidic form of CBG, is converted into other cannabinoids through a process called decarboxylation. Potential properties and benefits associated with CBG include: Anti-Inflammatory: CBG may have anti-inflammatory properties, which could be beneficial for conditions involving inflammation. Pain Relief: Some studies suggest that CBG may have analgesic (pain-relieving) effects, making it a potential option for managing pain. Neuroprotective: There is some research indicating that CBG may have neuroprotective properties, potentially offering benefits for conditions affecting the nervous system. Antibacterial and Antifungal: CBG has shown promise in laboratory studies for its antibacterial and antifungal properties, suggesting potential applications in addressing microbial infections. Appetite Stimulation: Early research has suggested that CBG may stimulate appetite, similar to THC, which could be beneficial for individuals experiencing appetite loss. Glaucoma Management: Some studies have explored CBG's potential in reducing intraocular pressure, which is relevant to glaucoma treatment. Read "CBG - What It Is and Benefits For Pets"
  • How much do I give to my pet?
    We offer FREE consultations to help and guide you in selecting a product for your pet. We want to ensure that we are here to help. Schedule a FREE consultation
  • What is CBD and how does it work for pets?
    CBD, or cannabidiol, is a chemical compound found in the cannabis plant. It is one of over 100 cannabinoids present in cannabis, and it is typically derived from hemp, a variety of cannabis with low THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) content. In pets, as well as in humans, CBD interacts with the endocannabinoid system (ECS). The ECS is a complex cell-signaling system that plays a crucial role in regulating various physiological processes to maintain homeostasis or balance in the body. The endocannabinoid system consists of three main components: Endocannabinoids: These are cannabinoids produced naturally within the body. Anandamide and 2-arachidonoylglycerol (2-AG) are two key endocannabinoids. Receptors: There are two primary types of receptors in the ECS: CB1 receptors, primarily found in the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord), and CB2 receptors, mainly located in the peripheral nervous system and immune cells. Enzymes: Enzymes are responsible for breaking down endocannabinoids once they have fulfilled their function. When a pet (or a human) ingests CBD, it interacts with the endocannabinoid system in various ways: CB1 Receptors: While CBD has a very low affinity for CB1 receptors, it can indirectly influence them. CBD may inhibit the breakdown of anandamide, allowing it to have a more prolonged effect and potentially impacting mood, appetite, and pain perception. CB2 Receptors: CBD has a higher affinity for CB2 receptors, which are more prevalent in the peripheral nervous system and immune cells. Activation of CB2 receptors may modulate inflammation and immune responses. Enzymes: CBD may inhibit the enzymes responsible for breaking down endocannabinoids, thereby prolonging their effects. The exact mechanisms by which CBD produces its effects are still being researched, and the compound's interactions with the endocannabinoid system can be complex. In pets, as in humans, CBD is often used to potentially alleviate conditions such as anxiety, pain, inflammation, and seizures. It's essential to note that individual responses to CBD can vary, and consulting with a veterinarian before using CBD products for pets is recommended to ensure proper dosing and safety.
  • Is CBD safe for pets?
    CBD is generally considered safe for pets when administered appropriately and in the right dosage. However, there are a few important considerations: Quality of Products: The safety of CBD for pets depends significantly on the quality of the CBD products used. It's crucial to choose high-quality products specifically formulated for pets. Look for products that have been tested by third-party laboratories to ensure they meet quality and safety standards. THC Content: THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) is another compound found in cannabis that is responsible for the psychoactive effects associated with marijuana. CBD products for pets should contain minimal to no THC, as THC can be toxic to animals. Always check the product's certificate of analysis (COA) to verify THC content. Proper Dosage: Giving pets the correct dosage is essential for their safety. Dosage can vary depending on the pet's size, weight, and the specific condition being treated. It's advisable to start with a low dose and gradually increase it while monitoring the pet's response. Consulting with a veterinarian can help determine the appropriate dosage for a particular pet. Individual Sensitivity: Pets may react differently to CBD, and some individuals may be more sensitive than others. It's essential to monitor pets closely after administering CBD for any signs of adverse reactions. Drug Interactions: CBD can interact with certain medications, potentially affecting their efficacy. If a pet is on other medications, it's crucial to consult with a veterinarian before introducing CBD to the pet's regimen to avoid potential interactions. Underlying Health Conditions: While CBD may be safe for many pets, it's essential to consider the pet's overall health. Pets with certain medical conditions, such as liver or kidney issues, may need special consideration, and the use of CBD should be discussed with a veterinarian. Mode of Administration: The method of administering CBD can also impact its safety. Certain products, such as CBD treats or oil, may be more suitable for pets than others. Consider the pet's preferences and needs when choosing a CBD product. In summary, when used responsibly and with the guidance of a veterinarian, CBD can be a safe option for addressing various health concerns in pets. However, it's crucial to prioritize product quality, appropriate dosing, and individual considerations for each pet. If in doubt or if a pet has underlying health issues, consult with a veterinarian before introducing CBD products.
  • Can I use CBD for different types of pets?
    CBD products are commonly formulated for use in various types of pets, not limited to dogs and cats. However, it's important to note that different animals may have different sensitivities and responses to CBD. Here are some considerations for using CBD for different types of pets: Dogs: CBD is frequently used for dogs to address issues such as anxiety, pain, inflammation, and seizures. There is a wide range of CBD products designed specifically for dogs, including treats, oils, and capsules. Cats: Similar to dogs, cats can benefit from CBD for conditions like anxiety, arthritis, and inflammation. Specialized CBD products for cats, such as treats or tinctures with flavors that appeal to them, are available. Small Animals (e.g., Rabbits, Guinea Pigs): While there is less research on the use of CBD in smaller animals, some pet owners use CBD for issues like pain or anxiety in rabbits and guinea pigs. However, it's important to exercise caution due to the size and potential sensitivity of these animals. Horses: CBD is also used for horses to address conditions such as anxiety, pain, and inflammation. CBD oil or treats formulated for horses are available. Birds: There is limited research on the use of CBD for birds, and caution is advised. The dosing for birds can be challenging, and more research is needed to understand the potential effects and safety.

Products

  • How do I know which product is ideal for my pet?

    • We offer FREE consultations to help and guide you in selecting a product for your pet. We want to ensure that we are here to help. Schedule a FREE consultation here

  • How much do I give my pet? 

    • Same as above, we offer a FREE consultation to guide you through the dosing and administrating process.

  • Are your products from outside of the United States?

    • No. All of our products are from the United States.

  • How do I know that your products are free of mold, bacteria, or other toxins?

    • Great question! We only carry products that have gone through 3rd party testing and received a passing grade giving them a certificate of analysis. ​

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