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Epilepsy in Dogs

What is epilepsy? Epilepsy means repeated or recurrent seizures or “fits” due to abnormal activity in the brain. Electrical activity is happening in the brain all the time. However, in some patients an additional and abnormal burst of electrical activity can occur which causes a fit. Some dogs will just have one fit but in […]

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What Does it Mean if My Dog has had a Seizure?

What are seizures? Seizures (also called convulsions or fits) are sudden electrical events that happen in the brain and they cause: A change is the patient’s consciousness or awareness of what is going on around them Uncontrolled movement of the body Seizures have many manifestations, but the  signs shown by an individual are usually the […]

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