Penelope's Bloom Review 2022

Transparency & Accuracy
5.0
Hemp Quality
3.8
Variety of Pet Products
5.0
Customer Experience
4.7
Price & Discounts
4.2
Ranking updated:
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Leonard Haberman, MD & Chemist.
|Written by 
Heather Allman, CBD Journalist.
|Last Updated:
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The Bottom Line

Penelope’s Bloom offers a variety of premium quality, organic, full spectrum pet CBD products that are available in the form of tinctures, topicals, and edible treats. Their products contain from 10 mg to 1000 mg of total CBD, and are extracted using a CO2 based process before being formulated with easily digestible MCT oil as the carrier for maximum bioavailability. Products are tested by an independent third party lab.

 

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Transparency & Accuracy

5.0

The accuracy variances for our Penelope’s Bloom products concerning potency are excellent, with six checked products testing below the acceptable 10% variance limit allowed. All ordered tinctures and topicals passed purity testing for pesticides, solvents, microbials, and heavy metals, according to third party lab reports which are available for customer access in a centralized hub online. The three varieties of Penelope’s Bloom edible pet treats passed testing for microbes and mycotoxins only, to the best of our knowledge.

 

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Hemp Quality

3.8

Their organic hemp is sourced from U.S. farms in Kentucky, and they offer premium organic, full spectrum CBD pet products that are pesticide free and non-GMO. They also promise high quality organic, human grade, vegan, and cruelty free CBD products with no artificial ingredients.

 

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Price & Discounts

4.2

Prices range from $19.99 to $143.58 with an average price point of $.09, which is average when compared to other organic brands in the market that are also GMP compliant. They offer discounts for newsletter sign up, regular subscription plans, product bundles, and first time buyers. Shipping is free with a $50 minimum order, and products carry a money back satisfaction guarantee.

 

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Customer Experience

4.7

Their website includes a “Glossary of Terms” section that explains the basic CBD terminology under the “More Links” heading at the bottom of each page. It is easy to navigate their website, with product pages providing comprehensive product information for each item, along with links to independent third party lab test results, and uses suggested by the company. There is a FAQ link located under the “Help” heading at the bottom of every page online.

Pros: Cons:
  • Organic, vegan, non-GMO products
  • Centralized lab testing hub
  • Excellent potency accuracy variances
  • Inadequate purity testing on edible treats
  • Slow customer service response time to email
  • $50 order minimum for free shipping

Penelope's Bloom Specs

📍Hemp Source:United States
🥽Extract Method:CO2
Money Back Guarantee:
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🏷Coupons:Penelope's Bloom Coupons and Sales
🚩Established:2020
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    About the Company

    Penelope’s Bloom began with a French bulldog named Penelope who had been diagnosed with a chronic, degenerative physical condition. This finding started a journey toward providing premium quality, human grade, cruelty free CBD products that focused on a pet’s physical and mental health. Their organic, non-GMO products are recommended by veterinarians for both cats and dogs due to the simple and short list of ingredients used in Penelope’s Bloom CBD products, namely chamomile, MCT oil, and full spectrum CBD.

    Transparency

    Independent CBD testing is a necessary quality and safety control tool to ensure that the labeled amounts of CBD and THC are very close to the contents of each final product a customer receives. Penelope’s Bloom CBD has a centralized lab testing link on their company homepage under the “Lab Reports” link at the bottom of every page online under “Products.”

    All of the products in our Penelope’s Bloom order were third party tested for CBD and THC content. Purity tests for foreign contaminants such as microbials and mycotoxins, however, were performed on all checked products. Standard purity tests for pesticides and heavy metals were unavailable for the edible treats at this time.

    Accuracy

    Using the centralized lab testing hub, it was easy to match all six of the ordered products with the independent third party lab results for potency. As far as the highest accuracy variance in this order, the 300 mg full spectrum, organic CBD fire and ice topical balm tested as containing 270.65 total mg of CBD, which represents a 9.78% accuracy variance, still lower than the acceptable 10% limit. The lowest accuracy variance was associated with the 1000 mg full spectrum, organic tincture, which tested as containing 1003.11 total mg of CBD. This calculates to an accuracy variance of a mere .31%, well below the 10% variance limit allowed. All full spectrum products were confirmed by independent third party testing to contain less than the legal 0.3% limit of THC.

    Reputation

    According to the company website, Penelope’s Bloom saw a “great need for a premium quality CBD for pets that had product integrity, consumer transparency, and we delivered results.” All of their packaging is made with recycled materials and they use only eco-conscious ingredients to help the planet. They are dedicated to giving back to the community through various animal rescue collaborations. In addition, a portion of all customer proceeds goes to a nationwide non-profit animal support organization.

    Manufacturing Process

    Penelope’s Bloom is a legal, authorized grower of premium organic U.S. hemp, sourced from Kentucky farms. Their hemp derived, full spectrum CBD products are extracted using a CO2 based process before being formulated with easily digestible MCT oil as the carrier for maximum bioavailability. After formulation, the next step is independent third party CBD testing, which is an important safety and quality control measure utilized by Penelope’s Bloom to ensure that the labeled potency of CBD and THC matches the contents.

    They conduct independent potency lab testing for all of their products and post the available results on their website under the “Lab Reports” link located on the very bottom of each page under the “More Links” heading. Any absent test results for purity or potency can be requested from customer service, who will provide any lab results not listed online or help with an explanation of the results.

    Penelope’s Bloom offers premium quality, vegan, organic pet CBD products that are available in the form of full spectrum tinctures, topicals, and edible treats. Their products range from 10 mg to 1000 mg and are average priced when compared to other organic brands, with an overall price point average of $.09 per mg of CBD.

    Penelope’s Bloom CBD Pet Tinctures Overview

    These CO2 extracted, vegan, organic tinctures are formulated with MCT oil for easy digestion, and are offered in several specialized varieties. All include only three ingredients: organic chamomile, MCT oil, and full spectrum CBD. Penelope’s Bloom offers several effect specific options for both cats and dogs, including heart health, immunity, anxiety, and joint mobility. These tinctures are suggested by the company for oral or sublingual use, or they can be added to beverages or food.

    Product
    CBD Amount
    Potency
    Price
    Price mg/CBD
    1000 mg
    33.33 mg/ml
    $59.99
    $0.06
    250 mg
    8.33 mg/ml
    $29.99
    $0.12
    500 mg
    16.67 mg/ml
    $39.99
    $0.08
    750 mg
    25 mg/ml
    $49.99
    $0.07

    Penelope’s Bloom CBD Edible Pet Treats Overview

    These CBD infused, full spectrum crunchy pet treats by Penelope’s Bloom CBD are CO2 extracted and include all natural ingredients and flavors. They are 100% naturally flavored and are recommended by the company for fast acting CBD use. These are recommended for oral use only.

    Product
    CBD Amount
    Potency
    Price
    Price mg/CBD
    300 mg
    10 mg/unit
    $34.99
    $0.12
    150 mg
    5.36 mg/unit
    $19.99
    $0.13
    300 mg
    5.26 mg/unit
    $29.99
    $0.1
    300 mg
    10 mg/unit
    $34.99
    $0.12
    300 mg
    10 mg/unit
    $34.99
    $0.12

    Penelope’s Bloom CBD Pet Topicals Overview

    These CO2 extracted, organic topicals include phytocannabinoid rich CBD full spectrum, blended with other natural ingredients, such as essential oils, menthol, and Vitamin E for smooth application. These vegan products are recommended by Penelope’s Bloom CBD for topical use only. They may be employed to moisturize dry or sensitive skin, and are formulated with MCT oil for faster absorption.

    Penelope’s Bloom Discounts, Coupons, and Bundles 

    They offer four specialized bundles based on desired effects, such as immune health or mobility, and a “Create Your Own Bundle” option. Items ordered as a bundle will be regular size.These company curated bundles are designed to save consumers an average of 20% when compared to the regular prices of their brand’s products.

    • First Time Customer Discount
    • 15% Subscription Savings
    • 15% Newsletter Sign up Discount
    • 20% Bundle Discount Savings

    Buying Experience

    Their easy to navigate website was user friendly, with each product page providing comprehensive product information for each item in that category, as well as ingredients, potencies, and suggested uses by the company. There is a separate FAQ link on the main website, and there is an option to “Shop All” products at once or by category. As mentioned earlier, all of the third party potency and purity lab results available for the Penelope’s Bloom CBD product catalog are located under the centralized “Lab Reports” testing hub.

    Their customer support team is easily available via online messaging, email and phone. Customer service was contacted via online message and email but the response time was long. However, when using their toll free phone number and leaving a detailed voicemail inquiring about COAs for their pet treats, a team member responded the same day via phone and provided the information requested. Orders get free ground shipping with a $50 minimum order, and a shipping confirmation email with tracking was received. The order arrived via Priority Mail in a box that was not completely discreet, and all products were securely packaged inside.

    Products Reviewed

    CBD Pet Tincture review

    Penelope's Bloom CBD Oil Tincture For Dogs and Cats 250mg

    4.3
    Quality Assurance
    5.0
    Hemp Quality
    3.8
    Extract Type
    5.0
    Additional ingredients
    1.5
    Price
    4.0
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    $29.99  $0.12 per mg CBD
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    This organic, full spectrum CBD tincture is extracted using a CO2 based process. It is pale yellow in color, and exhibits a somewhat thick oil like viscosity. The company recommended serving size is 1 ml per 25 lbs of pet, and marks are visible on the dropper for precise dosing. The 250 mg bottle is priced at $29.99 or $.11 per mg of CBD, and it tested as containing 270.75 total mg of CBD. This difference represents a variance of 8.3%, under the 10% limit allowed.

    Penelope's Bloom CBD Oil Tincture For Dogs and Cats 750mg

    4.8
    Quality Assurance
    5.0
    Hemp Quality
    3.8
    Extract Type
    5.0
    Additional ingredients
    5.0
    Price
    5.0
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    $49.99  $0.07 per mg CBD
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    This represents a 2.64% variance, well under the 10% limit allowed. Priced at $59.99, or $.05 per mg, their 1000 mg pet tincture tested as containing 1003.11 total mg of CBD. This calculates out to a variance of .31%, well below the allowed 10% limit. Less than 0.3% THC content was confirmed in all potencies , and all purity tests were passed. These tinctures are all recommended by the company for oral or sublingual use only.

    CBD Pet Topical Moisturizer review

    This CO2 extracted, full spectrum CBD topical product is pale yellow in color and exhibits a thicker balmlike viscosity. It rubs into skin smoothly for easy application. This organic product is recommended by the company for use on external skin only. Priced at $19.99, or $.13 per mg of CBD, the 150 mg product tested at 141.15 total mg of CBD. This represents a 5.89% variance, well under the 10% limit allowed.

    The 300 mg topical product is priced at $29.99 or $.09 per mg. It tested at 270.65 total mg of CBD, which represents a 9.78% variance, under the 10% limit allowed. Less than 0.3% THC content was confirmed in both potencies and all purity tests for foreign contaminants were passed. It is blended with MCT oil for maximum absorption and bioavailability.

    CBD Edible Pet Treats review

    Penelope's Bloom Anxiety + Stress CBD Treats for Dogs

    4.0
    Quality Assurance
    4.1
    Hemp Quality
    3.8
    Extract Type
    5.0
    Additional ingredients
    1.5
    Price
    4.0
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    $34.99  $0.12 per mg CBD
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    These CO2 extracted, full spectrum, vegan pet treats come in three varieties. These treats have a crunchy consistency and are bone shaped. They are medium to dark brown in color, depending on the variety. These treats are for oral use only. Purity tests were passed for microbials and mycotoxins, according to the lab results posted at this time; however, all standard purity tests were not conducted, to the best of our knowledge.

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    About The Authors
    Heather Allman
    Heather Allman
    CBD Journalist
    Heather Allman has worked in the higher education, reviewing, writing, and public speaking industries for over two decades. After earning her Bachelor and Master of Arts in English Education, she taught for 13 years at the University of West Florida in both the English and Communication Arts Departments. She also holds a Cannabis Fundamentals Certification from Green-Flower. From her current home in Pensacola, Florida, Heather works as a freelance U.S. Cannabis Journalist for the Cannabis Law Report and CBD World News, among others. She has educated and advocated for cannabis and CBD use on television, radio, and several podcasts. In May 2020, Heather was selected by the National Cannabis Information Project to be the Medical Cannabis Patient Speaker for their media briefing on "Cannabis Industry Response to COVID-19, as covered by Forbes and Bloomberg. She is a member of the National Association of Cannabis Businesses, where she holds a seat on their Sustainability National Standards Board.
    Leonard Haberman
    Leonard Haberman
    MD & Chemist
    Dr. Leonard Haberman is a physician and chemist who has been involved in solving chemical and medical problems for 43 years. He graduated from New York University as a dual major in chemistry and biology and went on to obtain a PhD in chemistry from the University of Minnesota where his focus was synthetic methods. He spent 18 years with the Shell organization, working in a mixture of technical and business roles. He returned to the university in 2005, graduating with an MD degree in 2009. He has published in the open literature and in the proprietary literature of the Shell organization. He holds two patents and currently works as a consultant, assisting clients with projects within the disciplines of medicine and chemistry that have potential business applications.

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