Blooming culture was born from my passion for animals and a personal need to find pain relief. It was almost serendipitous how together they lead me to discover the amazing benefits of
After years of suffering unbearable and unexplainable pain, I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia. Being young, I was both shocked and terrified. I was a runner, year-round cyclist, and worked out regularly.
I had become an expert at tolerating pain. Shooting pains in my head, pelvic injections, and not being able to move my arms or neck
Pain has a way of breaking your mind, body, and
Desperate for relief, I turned to holistic medicine. One of the first things my doctor suggested was CBD. I was skeptical for sure, but very determined to keep an open mind. I just needed to research the topic in depth before making a decision.
It’s a fact most people believe CBD is the same as marijuana. That stigma is deep rooted and it’s what prompted me to meet with the cannabis community. I traveled to different states and spoke to industry experts - and tested lots of products.
The most interesting and
CBD was changing my life for the better. If I could improve the quality of life for animals I wanted to be that change agent.
First and foremost, I wanted to create a brand that was transparent from grower to end product. Believe it or not, many companies don’t disclose their source or grower and trick you with lower pricing for less. I wanted a product line that customers could trust and wouldn’t have to research to ensure it was safe for their pet.
It was important that anything your pet ingested
We will always do our due diligence to never compromise on quality. I founded sister company ARRFSCARF which makes handmade meat-based dog ice cream because there were no healthful frozen treats on the market. I’m proud to say that today it’s a well regarded brand. My goal then was to make
The name Blooming Culture is rooted in the belief that we are all on this site exploring the brand with the intent of health and wellness. After seven years in the pet business, I believe that building a strong brand comes from listening to those who use it.
Speaking to consumers and stores where marijuana is legal, CBD sales are growing because people see results. In states where it’s not legal, it is highly regarded in the animal rescue communities where it’s proven effective in helping shelter animals with anxiety or illness.
Today, there’s so much anecdotal evidence that CBD works as an alternative treatment people are slowly changing their mindset and with that comes acceptance.
We want to hear from you as a human or pet parent what works and what doesn’t. We are not only a