“We have diseases that we don’t have treatments for that work, so there’s a problem. A solution to that problem is trying to find a solution that does work, so we are always searching,” she says. “That, along with this drug becoming legalized, prompted a lot more questions from clients and veterinarians. And [with] me being unable to answer their questions, that really bothered me. So the more I started looking, the more I realized what a void there was in cannabis research.”
McGrath has spent her career treating human seizure disorders and inflammatory brain diseases, as well as a variety of spinal cord disorders. So how did she end up pioneering CBD studies and information in the veterinary world?
Around 3 to 5 percent of all dogs have genetic epilepsy, she says, and 14 million dogs are affected by arthritis. These serious, costly medical issues afflict humans, as well. CBD