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CBD Dosage For Cats and Dogs


Curious about how much CBD to give your pet?


Here, you will find information on the recommended use for CBD products and tips on how to properly administer to your pet. This page serves as a starting point for your research, and we encourage you to continue learning about the benefits and possible risks of using CBD for your pet.

When it comes to determining the recommended use of CBD for your pet, there are several factors to consider. The size of your pet, specific needs, and the concentration of CBD in the product you are using are all important considerations.

Please note that these are general guidelines may vary depending on the individual pet and their specific circumstances. Always consult with your veterinarian before giving your pet CBD and be sure to follow their recommendations.

Standard Recommendations


When introducing CBD to your pet, it is important to start with a small amount and gradually increase as needed. Additionally, the frequency with which you administer CBD should be carefully considered, as it varies depending on the specific needs of your pet and their response to CBD.

It's also important to note that the effects of CBD can vary depending on the form of the product. For example, CBD oil can be given to your pet as needed, while CBD treats may have a slower onset and longer-lasting effects.

CBD can be effective when used under guidance and supervision. If animal’s condition worsens or does not improve, stop product administration and consult your veterinarian.

Honest Paws CBD for Dogs

  • CBD Oil for Dogs
  • CBD Bites & Soft Chews
  • CBD Peanut Butter

We offer four different bottles of CBD oil, each with a different concentration of CBD.
Give 1 full dropper (1 mL) per day or as recommended by a veterinarian.
Start with 1/2 the recommended amount and slowly increase to the full amount over 1-2 weeks.
Can be given during or after mealtime.

Standard Bites:
Weight - Daily Amount
<25 lbs - 1 Bite Per Day
25 - 50 lbs - 2 Bites Per Day
51-75 lbs - 3 Bites Per Day
75+ lbs - 4 Bites Per Day

Mini Bites:
Weight - Daily Amount
< 25 lbs - Up To 3 Bites Per Day
25 - 50 lbs - Up To 6 Bites Per Day
51-75 lbs - Up To 9 Bites Per Day
75+ lbs - Up To 12 Bites Per Day

Soft Chews:
Weight - Daily Amount
Less than 25 lbs - 1 Chew Per Day
25 - 50 lbs - 2 Chews Per Day
51-75 lbs - 3 Chews Per Day
Over 75 lbs - 4 Chews Per Day

Peanut Butter Jar + 6 pack
Weight - Daily Amount
Less than 25 lbs - 1 tbsp (5 mg CBD)
25 - 50 lbs - 2 tbsp (10 mg CBD)

Honest Paws CBD for Cats

  • CBD Oil for Cats
  • CBD Soft Chews

Give 1 full dropper (1 mL) per day or as recommended by a veterinarian.
Start with 1/2 the recommended amount and slowly increase to the full amount over 1-2 weeks.
Can be given during or after mealtime.

Soft Chews:
5 lb. Cat - 1 Chew / Day
10 lb. Cat - 2 Chews / Day
15 lb. Cat - 3 Chews / Day
20 lb. Cat - 4 Chews / Day

Try CBD for Dogs and Cats


In conclusion, incorporating CBD into your pet's daily routine has the potential to bring various health benefits. It is important to remember that every pet is different, and finding the right amount may take some trial and error. With the right intake, CBD can be a valuable addition to your pet's well-being.

CBD products can vary in quality and purity, it's always recommended to purchase CBD products from reputable manufacturers and to use products that have been third-party tested for purity and potency. This will help ensure that your pet is receiving a safe and effective product. It's also important to follow the recommended amount and frequency as stated by the product label or as directed by your veterinarian.

Frequently Asked Questions

The usual time frame to see results is around 30 minutes to an hour however, the best results come with consistent use. Depending on your pet, the effects could last between four to six hours. 

There's no side effects to our CBD, unless your dog or cat has any type allergies from what is listed on the ingredients list. If animal’s condition worsens or does not improve, stop product administration and consult your veterinarian. Our products are organic and made from US grown hemp.

  • For dogs under 25 lbs, we recommend 4mg of CBD per day.
  • For dogs between 25 and 50 lbs, we recommend 8mg of CBD per day.
  • For dogs between 51 and 75 lbs, we recommend 16mg of CBD per day.
  • For dogs over 75 lbs, we recommend 33mg of CBD per day.

The usual time frame to see results is around 30 minutes to an hour. However, the best results come with consistent use. Depending on your pet, the effects could last between four to six hours.

Our soft chews are small and easy to break apart for dogs who suffer from teeth issues or need smaller bites. As for our bites, they are crunchier and bigger than the soft chews, but they can be easily cut along the partition for smaller pups!