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by donodogs
Wed Feb 17, 2016 7:36 pm
Forum: Diagnosis & Testing
Topic: 10-year-old dog petite mal seizures?
Replies: 2
Views: 1828

10-year-old dog petite mal seizures?

I'm not sure if any of the vets who moderate this board actually read this or respond, but I figure it's worth a shot... Our 10.5-year-old mutt (boxer/shepherd/ridgeback maybe?) had one seizure a week ago Wednesday, and then another one five days later. The first one was very, very mild, like the mi...
by donodogs
Tue Feb 09, 2016 6:21 am
Forum: Treatment & Maintenance Issues for Epileptic Dogs
Topic: forgot the heartbreak
Replies: 6
Views: 2526

Re: forgot the heartbreak

Hmm, I guess we always just assumed they were separate seizures because there seems to be such a clear delineation of stages, from pre- to ictal to post-ictal. When he has a seizure, he loses consciousness and paddles and salivates, standard grand mal activity. That part lasts about 1-2 minutes, and...
by donodogs
Mon Feb 08, 2016 6:56 pm
Forum: Treatment & Maintenance Issues for Epileptic Dogs
Topic: forgot the heartbreak
Replies: 6
Views: 2526

Re: forgot the heartbreak

:( Our pup just had an awful bout of cluster seizures that put him in the emergency room for 48 hours. He usually has two seizures within 15 or so minutes and then one more an hour or so later, and then he's done, but this time he was having one after another, about ten minutes apart. By his sixth o...
by donodogs
Mon Feb 08, 2016 7:51 am
Forum: Treatment & Maintenance Issues for Epileptic Dogs
Topic: Blood Test?
Replies: 3
Views: 2025

Blood Test?

Our three-year-old dog (pit mix) has had epilepsy for a year-and-a-half now, and after his latest episode (nine seizures in one day, went into shock, aspirated on his own vomit and almost died), we're experimenting a little with his meds. He was originally on just one grain of phenobarb twice a day,...