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by rkloos
Mon Dec 01, 2014 7:16 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: New member with questions
Replies: 8
Views: 3622

Re: New member with questions

Well we did the MRI/Xray/Ultrasound and Spinal Tap. No head trauma showed up. He had slightly higher than normal amount of fluid around his brain and in his spine. Not enough though where the vet thinks that is what is causing the seizures but something for us to keep an eye on. So basically the cau...
by rkloos
Wed Nov 12, 2014 11:16 am
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: New member with questions
Replies: 8
Views: 3622

Re: New member with questions

Hi again, I wanted to address some comments/questions: Yes, we've definitely called our insurance company. If the MRI comes back showing head trauma then we should be able to get reimbursed from the other insurance company. Dexter had another seizure this morning, this one was a little worse than th...
by rkloos
Fri Nov 07, 2014 12:08 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: New member with questions
Replies: 8
Views: 3622

Re: New member with questions

Thanks all for your reply! It's so nice to have people who can understand what we're going through. So many "friends" have said "it's just a dog" but really he's our child and this has been devastating. Even though the cost is steep, we are going to do the MRI given the car accident. I also read tha...
by rkloos
Thu Nov 06, 2014 2:41 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: New member with questions
Replies: 8
Views: 3622

New member with questions

Hi all, First of all sorry this is so long! We have so many questions and concerns. It’s so nice to find this forum as we’ve felt a bit alone and scared during this long journey with our dog. Dexter is a 4 lb, 3 year old maltese. We first noticed his episode in April but didn’t take it to be a...