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by santana
Sun Sep 20, 2009 4:45 am
Forum: Treatment & Maintenance Issues for Epileptic Dogs
Topic: Terible night
Replies: 3
Views: 2067

Terible night

Hi Everyone Just wanted to update you all on our boy shadow. Thursday night at 12.30 shadow he had 4 fits one after the other then at 3.30 the same thing another 4 fits and then at 7.30 2 fits and a rushed trip to the animal hospital with him. They have finally decieded to up his epiphen from 120mg ...
by santana
Sat Aug 29, 2009 3:58 am
Forum: Treatment & Maintenance Issues for Epileptic Dogs
Topic: Shadow Update
Replies: 2
Views: 1517

Shadow Update

Hi Everyone Its been 28 days since shadows last cluster fits. I really thought the magnetic dog collar would work but alas it has not there is a money back gaurentee on it though so thats something. Shadow had 4 cluster fits throughout the night lasting about 30 seconds each one the last 2 came one ...
by santana
Fri Aug 14, 2009 11:01 am
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: Shadow Update
Replies: 6
Views: 2438

He suggested ham or cheese well the specialist did
I will use bread next time
thanks for your advise
Vicki Shadow and Troika
by santana
Fri Aug 14, 2009 4:44 am
Forum: Welcome to CEN
Topic: Hello we are back
Replies: 2
Views: 2692

Hi Carolyn
I am not awear of anything that triggers shadows fits
I hope you dog continues doing well try not to worry take every day as it comes and just enjoy your dog
Vicki Shadow and Troika
by santana
Fri Aug 14, 2009 4:40 am
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: Shadow Update
Replies: 6
Views: 2438

Hi Carolyn Thanks for your reply As far as i no the place were we get his meds is a trusted sourse the packaging is the same as the vets and they have to have a perscription for the phenobarb and a letter from the vets for the postassium bromide. I do give him between 10-30mg diazipam 60 mg phenobar...
by santana
Tue Aug 11, 2009 7:52 am
Forum: Welcome to CEN
Topic: Hello we are back
Replies: 2
Views: 2692

Hello we are back

Hi Everyone I am Vicki and I have two siberian husky boys one is called Troika and is very well the other is called shadow and he has epilepsy. He was doing quiet well and went 9 months seziure free but now he is having cluster fits about once a month. Shadow is a beautiful husky and has long hair h...
by santana
Mon Aug 10, 2009 12:28 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: Shadow Update
Replies: 6
Views: 2438

Shadow Update

Hi everyone I havent been on here in quiet a while. Just to update i have two siberian huskies one is very well but Shadow is a poorly boy. Shadow is having cluster fits between 3-6 once a month although his last set of fits were only 17 days apart and he had 5, 3 very close together and the other t...
by santana
Tue May 08, 2007 2:13 am
Forum: Diet & Metabolism
Topic: Problem with upset tummy
Replies: 3
Views: 4158

Problem with upset tummy

Hi Everyone Shadow is doing really well on the Phenobarb but we have noticed that since he has been on it he has been having a lot of dioreer is this normal on the medication or could it be something else and just be a coincidence that it started around same time as meds were introduced. Thanks for ...
by santana
Tue May 08, 2007 2:09 am
Forum: Success Stories
Topic: Shadow Update
Replies: 6
Views: 4961

Thanks everyone for your encouragement. Vicki and Shadow
by santana
Fri May 04, 2007 9:29 am
Forum: Success Stories
Topic: MK's 3 month mark!
Replies: 11
Views: 7113

Thats great news. All the Best to you both Vicki and Shadow
by santana
Fri May 04, 2007 9:27 am
Forum: Success Stories
Topic: Shadow Update
Replies: 6
Views: 4961

Shadow Update

Hi Everyone I just thought i would update you on Shadow as we were so worried when he first started on Phenobarb. Well Shadow is doing great and hasnt had a fit now for 3 months and the Phenobarb seems to be doing the job. Shadow was having fits every 2 months to start and then went down to 6 weeks ...
by santana
Tue Mar 06, 2007 3:44 am
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: Shadows Story
Replies: 5
Views: 3316

Shadows Story

Hi I thought id share Shadows story so far with you all. Shadow is a long haired black and white Siberian Husky and has always been very quiet and laid back. At 17 Months he had his first fit and we at first just thought it was due to the hot weather and didnt even think for a moment that he had epi...
by santana
Mon Mar 05, 2007 8:43 am
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: Phenobarb and its side affects
Replies: 5
Views: 4500

Hi Guys Thankyou so much for your advice today and for getting back to me so quickly. Shadows blood levels are a theraputic level and so at this stage do not have to be increased. Shadow has been on phenobarb for just over 2 weeks and he is starting to improve with his steadiness but its just so hor...
by santana
Mon Mar 05, 2007 3:41 am
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: dog howling after seizure
Replies: 5
Views: 16723

Howling

My Husky makes a strange howling sign during his fit. I dont think he is in any pain just crying out for help and in confusion. Sometimes i find it helpful as we dont always no he is fitting and if we hear this strange cry it alerts us. Not all the time but sometimes. My other husky also cries out w...
by santana
Mon Mar 05, 2007 3:37 am
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: Phenobarb and its side affects
Replies: 5
Views: 4500

Phenobarb and its side affects

Hi Everyone My Siberian Husky has just recently been diagnosed with epilepsy and is taking phenobarb. Apparently he is on the lowest dose with room to increase if necessary. We have been worried about the effect it has had on him. They said he would be a bit wobbly but this has been more than a bit....