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by robertlnelson52
Mon Jan 26, 2015 2:46 pm
Forum: Success Stories
Topic: Found a combo that is helping!!
Replies: 8
Views: 3516

Re: Found a combo that is helping!!

My Kieran, started with cluster seizures in late June. they were very bad, lasting upwards of 3 mins and more and more violent. He started with PB and it worked fine til September, than he started focal seizures and we gave him diazepam in suppository form during seizure or immediately following(min...
by robertlnelson52
Mon Jan 26, 2015 1:56 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: Dog diagnosed with epilepsy - meds causing HUNGER
Replies: 5
Views: 4770

Re: Dog diagnosed with epilepsy - meds causing HUNGER

I Wanted to reply to your post because about a month ago before Christmas we wanted to take our boy Kieran off Kbr because it was making him crazy with hunger and extremely ataxic. He has been on KBR since September after having break through seizures after starting phenobarbitol in July. He went in...
by robertlnelson52
Wed Oct 08, 2014 5:43 am
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: Kieran's New Journey with Epilepsy
Replies: 14
Views: 4160

Re: Kieran's New Journey with Epilepsy

Thank you !! I appreciate all the information and kind words. Getting in sync with meds is important!! My husband is Type 1 insulin dependent as is one of my cats and we all take meds... so having a fail proof system is necessary!!! I don't know when we'll ever have a dog sitter, but nice thought to...
by robertlnelson52
Tue Oct 07, 2014 1:20 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: Phenobarbital Question/Ataxia
Replies: 20
Views: 10276

Re: Phenobarbital Question/Ataxia

Hello Colleen, We will be thinking positive thoughts and sending them you're way. You and he are so courageous!! I am inspired by your journey. I am an court appointed child advocate for abused and neglected children and I've seen so many people give up on children , so it doesn't surprise me when p...
by robertlnelson52
Tue Oct 07, 2014 11:32 am
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: Kieran's New Journey with Epilepsy
Replies: 14
Views: 4160

Re: Kieran's New Journey with Epilepsy

Hello Everyone, I'm just reading along and happy for a great day! Our weekend was kind of funky... yucky. Lots of restlessness, barking, whining and up half the night. Recuperated yesterday somewhat. Unfortunately Kieran had an extra dose of Kbr on Saturday, hubby heard my alarms going off and didn'...
by robertlnelson52
Fri Oct 03, 2014 4:52 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: Kieran's New Journey with Epilepsy
Replies: 14
Views: 4160

Re: Kieran's New Journey with Epilepsy

Thank you, Colleen, I'm so sorry for the loss of your doodle. My heart still aches for my Charlie Brown. Tomorrow will be one year since we lost him to brain tumor and terrible arthritis. But, I know we did everything we could to make him happy and comfortable and most of all loved. And I know that ...
by robertlnelson52
Fri Oct 03, 2014 1:51 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: Kieran's New Journey with Epilepsy
Replies: 14
Views: 4160

Re: Kieran's New Journey with Epilepsy

Thank you for your wisdom... Kieran only got up 3 times last night, it felt like a miracle !! And once he soothed himself back to sleep!! We went outside so he could go potty and we turned around and he was upstairs fast asleep. Today has been unbelievable!! He's not whined and barked hardly at all....
by robertlnelson52
Thu Oct 02, 2014 6:36 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: Kieran's New Journey with Epilepsy
Replies: 14
Views: 4160

Re: Kieran's New Journey with Epilepsy

Thanks so much! Today was a good day. I'm trying to remember that my boy picks up on my emotions... And sometimes it seems like I'm watching every move or jerk. Just waiting
I'm very hopeful and I had read about "kindling"so I'm glad we're under control with clusters for now. Thank you. So much!
by robertlnelson52
Thu Oct 02, 2014 4:15 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: Kieran's New Journey with Epilepsy
Replies: 14
Views: 4160

Kieran's New Journey with Epilepsy

This is about Kieran, my 5 yr old Chocolate Labradoodle. On June 27 th he had first set of cluster seizures. He seized 3 xs at home before we got to ER. Fourth as soon as we walked in the door. All grand Mal. All in an hour. He continued every 12 hours for a day and a half, til we took him to specia...