In this Okoa pet CBD review, I will give you my first hand experience with my own dog, Layla. Layla suffers from separation anxiety, so I was excited to give the Okoa Pet ‘Hush Puppy’ calming CBD chews a try.
I wanted to see if I could see a noticeable difference in how she behaved.
First, we’ll cover the details of what’s inside the Hush Puppy CBD chews, followed by if I experienced any noticeable changes in Layla.
About Okoa Pet
Okoa Pet was formed by a group of women who are both scientists and animal advocates and is based in Boulder, Colorado.
Okoa is a Hawaiian word that can mean “transparent,” “different,” or “whole,” and it represents the company’s forthright approach to describing its research and production, as well as the completeness with which they take care and their inventiveness.
Okoa’s enthusiasm for the animal community demonstrates that they treat your pets as if they were family.
What’s Inside Okoa Pet Hush Puppy CBD Chews
Hush Puppy CBD chews contain the following ingredients (per chew):
- Tryptophan – 50mg
- Choline Chloride – 50mg
- Phosphatidylcholine – 25mg
- German Chamomile – 15mg
- Broad Spectrum Hemp Extract – 3mg CBD + 1mg minor cannabinoids
- Peanut Butter
- Sweet Potato
- Sunflower Lecithin
- Tapioca Starch
- Ascorbic Acid
- Blackstrap Molasses
- Calcium Propionate
- Chickpea Flour
- Coconut Oil
- Mixed Tocopherols
The chews do contain peanut butter. So, if your dog suffers from any peanut allergies, this would not be a good choice for them.
Hemp Extract Quality
The hemp that is utilized in Okoa Pet products is domestically cultivated on approved farms in the states of Colorado, Oregon, and Washington in the United States.
Each lot of raw material is put through a battery of tests to determine its purity, level of heavy metals, and presence of pesticides.
The hemp is processed in a laboratory that is certified to the cGMP standard and is organically certified.
In addition, our hemp complies with the requirements of the farm bill and is kosher certified.
The National Animal Supplement Council has designated our hemp extractor as one of its approved suppliers.
Extensive Lab Testing
Okoa Pet employs an independent ISO 17025 certified laboratory to screen and test for cannabinoid content, heavy metals, microbiological levels, mycotoxins, and fungicides to verify the purity and safety of its hemp-derived CBD products.
You can learn more by visiting here.
Okoa Pet Hush Puppy CBD Chew Overview
Here are the details of the CBD chews that were tested on Layla:
- CBD Type: Broad Spectrum
- Product Size: 30-count bag
- Strength: 4mg cannabinoids (3mg CBD + 1mg minor cannabinoids) per treat
- Flavor: Peanut Butter
Hush Puppy CBD Pricing
Okoa Pet’s Calming Dog Treats are priced comparably with other products on the market, at slightly over 20 cents per milligram of cannabis content and less than a dollar per treat.
The bag being reviewed here was $24.99.
Customers who sign up for the company’s “Autoship & Save” program will receive a 15% recurring discount.
In addition, all purchases are backed by a 30-day money-back guarantee!SHOP OKOA PET
Okoa Hush Puppy CBD Quality & Feel
Upon opening the bag for the first time, I could tell by the feel that the chews were of higher quality.
They had a soft morsel texture, instead of being really hard, like some other brands of “chews”.
I was able to mash them in my hands. While they remained in form, I knew that they would not be too tough for Layla’s teeth.
Although she is a pit bull, and has naturally strong jaws, I do not like to give her any types of foods/treats that I feel could break her teeth; or cause future jaw problems.
Layla’s First Impressions
I would like to prephase this part by saying that Layla is very picky.
Although she is a dog, there are many brands of dog food, as well as human food, that she simply will not eat.
When I first handed her the CBD chew, she gave it the quick “sniff test”.
She was quickly able to notice that although they resembled her normal dog chews, that this was something new to her.
Finally, she ate the whole chew and I could tell was immediately satisfied.
I know this because she will spit out anything that she doesn’t care for.
As much as I’d love to gauge how well these chews calmed her, Layla is naturally calm anyhow.
If you are not a cat or a squirrel, she isn’t going to make a sound.
I’ve never encountered a dog that doesn’t bark, until I adopted Layla.
Not only that, but she’s currently healing from a torn cruciate ligament in her knee.
So, along with the CBD chews, she was also getting a few pain pills each day.
If you have a dog that is naturally very wild and energetic, I am willing to bet that Okoa Pet calming chews would do their jobs.
However, Layla simply isn’t the perfect candidate to choose that.
What I can tell you however, is that she will not just eat any treat, and loved the Okoa Pet.
So much in fact, here is a short video where you can see her reaction to me even mentioning “CBD”:
Okoa Pet CBD Review Summary
Overall, Layla and myself were both big fans of the Okoa Pet Hush Puppy CBD Chews.
Not only were they made with great quality – they are priced reasonable at $24.99 per 30 chews; and soft enough I felt safe giving them to Layla without risk to her teeth and jaws.
Again, it is worth noting that they do contain peanut butter. So, if your dog has any allergies I would opt for a different flavor and/or brand.
Also, I am not a doctor or scientist.
If your dog has any pre-existing conditions that give you concern; you should consult your veterinarian first.
I am just your every day dog owner, letting you know how much my dog, Layla, loved Okoa Pet CBD Chews.SHOP OKOA PET