Epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological disorder affecting humans, and in recent years, CBD has become a popular treatment option for it. In 2020 the FDA even approved a CBD-based medication called Epidiolex for two rare forms of epilepsy. For those suffering from this disorder, CBD is showing a lot of promise and offering a lot of hope.
But could it also work for dogs? After all, epilepsy is the most common neurological disorder affecting our canine companions. And, according to Stephanie McGrath, an associate professor of neurology at Colorado State University (CSU), about a quarter to a third of all dogs using pharmaceutical epilepsy medication continue to experience frequent seizures and negative side-effects.