Articles with seizures

Senior Canine Seizures: Harley’s Story

Senior Canine Seizures: Harley’s Story

I don’t know anybody who has as much experience with canine seizures as my friend over at fivesibes.com. Her blog is an invaluable resource for anybody whose dog was diagnosed with canine epilepsy. Huskies are a beautiful, intelligent, friendly and relatively healthy breed. They are, however, one of the breeds with an increased predisposition to idiopathic epilepsy. If you love…

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Are Convulsions or Seizures an Emergency?

Are Convulsions or Seizures an Emergency?

Every first-time seizure should be treated as an emergency. If you have a dog diagnosed and medicated for epilepsy, they might still get a seizure from time to time. If the seizure passes quickly, given you already know what is going on, such an event might not be an emergency. That is a different situation if your dog starts convulsing…

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Atypical Seizures in a Dog: Canyon’s Story

Atypical Seizures in a Dog: Canyon’s Story

Atypical seizures describe episodic focal motor events. Canyon’s episodes were nothing if not strange. Thank you, Brook, for sharing Canyon’s story. Canyon’s story Our dogs had their annual check-ups with Dr. B. Canyon was first. He had two years of good titers, so Bianca said we could skip them this year. She then asked us if we have any concerns…

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Canine Seizures Management: How We Handled Alex’s Seizures

Canine Seizures Management: How We Handled Alex’s Seizures

A seizure is an abnormal electrical activity in the brain. Technically, then, a seizure is not a symptom; the resulting convulsions or other related disturbances are. Witnessing your dog having a seizure is terrifying. What can you do to help your dog? Thank you, Lexie Smith from Beagle Daily for sharing Alex’s story. Alex’s story My mom went out and…

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