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If you have ever seen a seizure occur in an animal or a human, then I don't need to tell you how stressful it can be. Most people feel helpless and frightened when they witness a seizure, especially if it's the first time. Unfortunately, seizure disorders in dogs are all too common. Whether or not your dog has had a seizure in the past, it is essential that you educate yourself. If your dog ever has a seizure, knowledge may be the thing that saves her life.

Not all dogs that experience seizures are epileptics. In fact, there are a number of causes for seizures. Some can be cured while others are able to be medically managed. Take the time today to learn about seizures in dogs. It could make all the difference tomorrow.

Have you had a dog with seizures? Tell us about your experience.

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February 24, 2010 at 6:32 am
(1) PetWiki says:

Does a dog’s seizure look like a human seizure? What signs can you look for to identify a seizure when it is first getting started?

February 24, 2010 at 11:29 am
(2) dogs says:

This article goes into detail, describing the phases of seizures in dogs, what seizures look like, what causes seizures, and how seizures are managed.

http://dogs.about.com/od/caninediseases/p/seizures.htm

Thanks for your comment,

Jenna – Dogs Guide

March 3, 2010 at 7:49 am
(3) Hadassah Levy says:

Thank you, that is really helpful

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