Seizures

Seizures in Senior Dogs: Maia’s Story

Seizures in Senior Dogs: Maia’s Story

In senior dogs, epilepsy is the least likely cause of seizures. Brain tumors are common but not the sole cause of seizures in older dogs. Potential causes of seizures in senior dogs include: tumors inflammation infection secondary to insulinoma or liver failure vascular issues trauma It can be any of those things though some of them should be easy to…

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Can Dog Food Cause Seizures?

Can Dog Food Cause Seizures?

Can certain dog foods or treats cause seizures in your dog? The tricky thing about this subject is that there isn’t a whole lot of reliable data. That doesn’t mean that it cannot happen. Let’s review under what circumstances it would likely require. To get you the best information possible, I brought in Dorothy Wills-Raftery of FiveSibes™ to collaborate on…

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Diagnosing Seizures in a Dog: Is It Epilepsy?–Cletus’ Story. What Would You Do if It Was Your Dog?

Diagnosing Seizures in a Dog: Is It Epilepsy?–Cletus’ Story. What Would You Do if It Was Your Dog?

Seizures in dogs can have many different causes. Diagnosing seizures in a dog isn’t always straightforward. Veterinarians use the term epilepsy to describe any illness that causes recurrent seizures. That is, however, different from inheritable idiopathic epilepsy which is a seizure disorder with an unknown cause. Above all, assuming the cause cannot be known is that an identifiable problem might…

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