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by Jim1155
Fri Sep 09, 2011 9:22 pm
Forum: Welcome to CEN
Topic: Gastric upset
Replies: 12
Views: 9928

Re: Gastric upset

Bonnie, I hope that doesn't happen here in the states. We have found that a combination of Phenobarbital and Potassium Bromide is what works best for Olivia. We have gone from a monthly occurance to up to 7 months now since her last one, and that one was a short one with little post ictal effects. Jim
by Jim1155
Wed Sep 07, 2011 7:31 pm
Forum: Welcome to CEN
Topic: Gastric upset
Replies: 12
Views: 9928

Re: Gastric upset

We have a english springer spaniel that we are giving Phenobarbital and the liquid Potassium Bromide, and are still able to get it. I am wondering why you can't. I have heard that the pill is harder for them to digest as you have found out.

Jim
by Jim1155
Thu Feb 24, 2011 6:52 pm
Forum: Diet & Metabolism
Topic: Diet change?
Replies: 11
Views: 5532

Re: Diet change?

We used to home cook for our dog right after she started having seizures. She is a springer spaniel, medium size. At that time we refused to believe that she was idiopathic. We removed everything from her environment that could possibly cause these seizures. NOTHING helped, not the home cooking eith...
by Jim1155
Wed Feb 23, 2011 9:50 pm
Forum: Treatment & Maintenance Issues for Epileptic Dogs
Topic: Help with frustrated/HUNGRY puggle!
Replies: 10
Views: 6886

Re: Help with frustrated/HUNGRY puggle!

I have a english springer spaniel that we put on Kbr back in December. She has been on Pheno and we are trying to slowly lower the high dose she is on to help with her liver. We tried doing this last year with zonisamide which turned into a disaster. When her pheno levels droped the zonisamide did n...
by Jim1155
Fri Nov 05, 2010 6:23 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: new comers, but not to epilepsy
Replies: 4
Views: 2331

Re: new comers, but not to epilepsy

Thanks to you all for your shared experiences. I don't know what our vet has against the kbr. She is a good vet but is no neurologist. We have just found one that is about an hour away who we will be contacting. As for your question about having Olivia spayed, Yes we definately what to get that done...
by Jim1155
Thu Nov 04, 2010 6:53 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: new comers, but not to epilepsy
Replies: 4
Views: 2331

new comers, but not to epilepsy

Hello, We are new to this wonder forum but not to epilepsy. We have a very sweet english springer spaniel who will be 4 yrs old in May. Her name is Olivia. On Febuary 4, 2008, just before her 1st birthday she had her first seizure. A few days later she had another, this time a grand mal. After a thr...