300 mg Pet CBD Oil
Regardless of what you’ve been told, there is no standardized dosage for CBD. The way each individual or pet responds to CBD is completely different and this is also dependent on the ailment you are searching for relief of. Our recommendation is to always start with a lower dosage and adjust it as needed until you find the right number of mg per day.
Our rule of thumb for pets is to start with 1-2mg per 10 lbs of body weight. This can be given once daily or split into 2 doses throughout the day.
- 20 lb dog ~2-4mg daily
- 45 lb dog ~5-10mg daily
- 100 lb dog ~10-20mg daily
- 300mg bottle – Full dropper contains ~10mg of CBD
CBD oil is to be taken sublingually. This means you should fill your dropper with CBD oil, up to the 1ml marker on the dropper (for a full serving) and place it under your tongue, wait for up to 60-90 seconds then swallow for best results.
Some people choose to add CBD oil to a beverage or to your food, although the time in which it takes to onset may be increased and you may see a less than optimal result.
Pet 300mg CBD Oil: Can You Give CBD to Dogs?
CBD oil is to be taken sublingually in humans, but obviously it’s tough to ask your dog to hold the oil under their tongue before swallowing it. If your dog enjoys the taste of the MCT oil, like many do, you can fill your dropper and give CBD oil directly to you dog from the dropper. If they are a bit more finicky, we recommend you add the CBD oil to a treat or add in into their food.
CBD for Dogs: How Does CBD Affect Dogs?
As far as we know, there has been very limited formal research done on exactly how CBD affects dogs. What we do know is that, like people, dogs have an endocannabinoid systems just like we do. With that being said, giving CBD to your dog may help to interact with the same CB1 and CB2 receptors that people have in order to maintain balance and a normal healthy state.
Below you can read what our customers are telling us about how our CBD is affecting their dogs. There are some great testimonials about our CBD for dogs helping to relieve arthritis, others talking about our CBD for dogs bringing energy and life back to some older dogs, some other great stories about our CBD bringing back appetites in some older dogs who had stopped eating and many other great stories.
Keep the stories coming please!
Are There Side Effects for Dogs Taking CBD?
With limited research in the area, we can only base the side effects for dogs from CBD on anecdotal stories and independent research we’ve read about. The most common side effects for dogs who take CBD are as follows:
- Drowsiness: If you’ve given your dog CBD and he/she appears very drowsy you may have given a bit too much CBD and should slightly lower the dosage. Mild drowsiness is to be expected as many people are actually giving their dog CBD to help with anxiety, or giving their dog CBD for separation anxiety as well as many other ailments.
- Dry Mouth: Research in CBD usage in people has shown that CBD can decrease the production of saliva which would cause dogs who have taken CBD to get dry mouth and likely consume a bit more water than normal.
Where To Buy CBD Oil For My Dog?
There are quite a few websites that are offering different CBD products for your dog. We aren’t here to say we are better than everyone out there, we just want you to find a company that you can trust. We don’t want to see anyone giving their furry friends any products that could be potentially harmful.
At Kigh, all of our pet CBD products for dogs that are available for sale on our website are using the same CBD that so many of our customers have grown to love.
What is CBD from Kigh?
Cannabidiol, more commonly referred to as CBD, is a cannabinoid, meaning that it is one of the chemical compounds found in cannabis plants. There are estimated to be over one hundred cannabinoids, with the most attention paid to THC and CBD.
Cannabidiol, unlike THC, is non-psychoactive, meaning that taking it will not get you high. According to the World Health Organization, CBD is generally well-tolerated in humans and does not have the potential to be an addictive substance – in other words, it’s completely safe!
There is a growing body of research into the potential therapeutic benefits of CBD, as it is increasingly being used as an alternative treatment to reduce a number of symptoms
Recently, hemp oils high in cannabinoids such as cannabidiol (CBD) have gained fame. Since the signing of the 2018 Hemp Bill, research has begun in many areas in the hopes of confirming potential benefits related to neuroprotective, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory benefits, including neurological issues like mild anxiety, pain from exercise-induced inflammation, and dozens more significant issues.
Kigh CBD’s Natural CBD Oil is sourced from only the best sources. All of our CBD based products are:
CBD Dosage for Dogs: How Much Should I Give My Dog?
Still not sure how to figure out how much CBD you should give your dog?
As a team of CBD aficionados and pet lovers obsessed with their puppies, we’ll be more than happy to help you find the right dose of cannabidiol (CBD) for your furry friend.
And if you’re here for the first time wondering why on earth we would even consider giving CBD to a dog, here’s a quick reminder:
Dogs and cats have an endocannabinoid system, too – just like humans.
That being said, CBD, a powerful compound found in the cannabis plant, shows great potential as an alternative form of treatment for dogs, cats, and other pets that are struggling with a range of health conditions.
Finding the right dose of CBD can be tricky, as there are plenty of factors that can determine the effects it will have on your dog or cat.
We’ll cover all you need to know about dosing CBD for pets and walk you through the best dosage guidelines for different forms of CBD consumption.
Things to Consider Before Giving CBD to Your Dog
Figuring out the right CBD oil dosage for your dog can be a hard nut to crack, especially for pet owners who are just getting started with CBD for pets.
We’ll use dogs as an example because that’s where we have the most experience; however, the same guidelines apply to cats and other (mammalian) pets.
There are three essential factors to take into consideration prior to buying CBD for your pet:
1. Consumption Method
One of the factors that determine how much CBD you will give your dog is the type of product you use, along with the brand you’re using.
CBD products for dogs come in 4 main forms:
- CBD and Hemp oil
- Topical rubs
- Treats (edibles)
CBD and hemp oils are by far the best option for dogs as they offer the highest bioavailability. This means that less CBD is needed to produce the effects you want.
However, not every dog will like the distinct taste of CBD oil, so if that’s the case, CBD dog treats would do the trick.
Not only will they taste better – imagine flavors like Chicken & Bacon or Roasted Duck – but they also come with a fixed CBD dose.
This way, you know exactly how much CBD you’re giving your dog.
However, there’s one downside to using CBD dog treats:
They’re much slower.
The cannabinoids in the treats need to pass through your dog’s digestive system to make it into the bloodstream. This means the effects will have a slower onset time than oils and your dog may receive less CBD overall.
The same applies to CBD capsules for dogs, but capsules just aren’t as enjoyable for the dogs as the treats.
The benefits of capsules, however, are that they have a higher fixed dose, and are more reliable in the level of effects they’ll produce.
2. Your Pet’s Size
It’s no surprise that the CBD dosage for vary depending on your dog’s size. But how do I determine what dose is correct?
The general rule is that larger dogs need more CBD to experience the effects than smaller puppies. Some brands provide their own dosage charts based on the weight of your dog. This makes dosing easier from the start.
Keep reading to learn specific dosage guidelines depending on the size of your dog.
3. The Severity of Your Dog’s Condition
Finally, keep in mind that your dog’s condition can also affect how much CBD should you give him/her.
The more severe the condition, the higher the dose they’ll likely need to alleviate the discomfort.
If you want to supplement your dog with CBD oil, low doses will usually suffice, but for anxiety or joint pain, you’ll need to increase the dosage and observe the effects until you hit the sweet spot.
General CBD Dosage Guidelines For Dogs
For general supplementation or mild conditions, the exact amount of drops in a CBD oil to meet the estimated dosage will vary between products.
In general, 2-4 drops taken two to four times a day are recommended.
You can also adjust the dosage, based on the size of your pet and his/her condition we’ve just talked about.
A CBD capsule, in turn, will contain between 5-20 mg of CBD each. The dose of encapsulated CBD is around 1 tablet taken once or twice per day.
As for pet treats, they will vary in concentrations of CBD.
Always check if your CBD company provides dosing instructions at the back of the package. If it does, it’s best to follow the instructions.
Actually, regardless of the product you use, we always recommend following the dosage instructions that came with it and based on this, adjust the dose as needed.
We recommend starting at the low end of the dose, and increasing gradually once you know how your dog will respond.
How to Figure Out How Much CBD You Should Give to Your Dog By Size
To make it easy for you, we’ll break down exactly how to choose the right dose for your dog based on their size (measured in weight).
Some people prefer to use a very small dose, no matter what size their dog is and working up from there.
A rough starting dose to do this is 1 mg.
This allows you to gradually work your way up the optimal dose without wasting too much CBD oil in the process.
Even large dogs are about ⅓ the size of average humans, so considering that in humans, the jumping-off point is around 1-3 mg, the above figure makes sense.
To begin with, let’s discuss how much CBD you should give to your dog, based on relative weight.
1. Small (2-15 lbs)
Extra small dogs will need the least amount of CBD, which may sound relieving at first.
But there’s a catch.
Tiny dogs have a super-fast metabolism!
You will need to increase the frequency of CBD administration to 3-4 doses per day, instead of 1 or 2 with larger dogs.
If your dog is suffering from pain, the starting CBD dose of 1 mg may be enough for the beginning.
For behavioral conditions like dogs with anxiety, we recommend measuring out ½ mg worth of oil and adding a couple of drops if you don’t see any improvement for the next 3-5 days of use.
As for a routine, it’s best to start by administering CBD twice daily.
Each time you want to increase the dosage, you can do it in 2 mg increments until your dog finds some relief.
Nevertheless, try not to exceed 15 mg CBD doses in extra small dogs.
Remember that these are all relative figures, and should not be taken as medical advice or as a veterinary recommendation.
2. Medium-Small (15 – 30 lbs)
Having done in-depth research on different CBD dosages for medium dogs, we’ve noticed that many people achieve success with a 2 mg dose, and increasing by 3 mg until they get some results
This data refers to dogs suffering from pain and arthritis.
For psychological conditions and poor appetite, try using half the dose above (1 mg of CBD).
For most medium sized dogs this should do the trick.
Dog owners who want to help their friends with anxiety are recommended to increase doses by no more than 2 mg, keeping mind that they shouldn’t exceed 2 doses per day.
The maximum dose of CBD for a dog of this size is about 20 mg per day.
Like we said before, larger dogs require more CBD to experience the desired effects.
What’s an appropriate initial dose of CBD for dogs with general pain?
It’s generally believed that a 1-3 mg dose of CBD is a good starting point, depending on the level of the pain.
If you’re not seeing the results you want to try increasing by 3 mg.
For behavioral conditions (lack of focus), psychological disorders (panic, anxiety), and poor appetite, the recommended initial dose is 1 mg twice a day.
Make sure to keep a watchful eye on your dog’s behavior to notice if the effects of CBD are kicking in.
If not, increase the dose by no more than 2 mg.
The maximum dose for CBD for a dog of this size is about 30 mg per day.
4. Large (60 – 150 lbs)
Owners of large dogs should follow the same general recommendations as for medium-large dogs.
With very large dogs, you can expect to have a much higher dose, however, it’s best to work your way up slowly by 3 mg per dose until you find signs of relief.
Getting The Dose Right With Different CBD Products
So now that you know the mg of CBD you should use on your dog or cat, you may be wondering how this applies to different CBD products.
After all, not all CBD products contain the same concentration of CBD.
Calculating the right dose of Cannabidiol may look like a cutscene from the “Beautiful Mind” movie, so we’ll help you out a bit.
Below, we share specific details about CBD dosing for dogs using common strengths and volumes.
1. CBD or Hemp Oil
CBD oil for dogs typically comes in 150, 300, and 600 mg bottles. Here are the basic dosage tips for this kind of CBD.
Here’s a quick reference to how the different CBD concentrations work out in drops.
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How to Use
Each full dropper (1ml) of the 100mg oil contains 3.33mg of CBD.
Each full dropper (1ml) of the 30mg oil contains 10mg of CBD.
Some pets will lap up oil directly, others prefer it mixed with a bit of food or peanut butter. For best results, give CBD to your pet before meals or on a relatively empty stomach. Can be used for daily support, or as-needed.
How much CBD should I give my pet?
If you’ve never used CBD with your pet before, start with 2mg of CBD for every 10 lbs of pet weight.
Some experimentation to find the right serving size for your pet is normal. For an in-depth guide, to CBD for your pet click here
Does this work for dogs and cats?
Yes! This formula is suitable for both dogs and cats.
Our CBD products are third-party tested for purity, safety, and cannabinoid content.
Active Ingredients: Broad Spectrum Hemp Extract, Coenzyme Q10, Piper nigrum fruit, Wild Alaskan Salmon Oil