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Dog Seizures

…standard.Types of seizure There are several different types of seizure that your dog can experience and although some are mild forms others are potentially life threatening. The most common type of seizure is caused by epilepsy which will affect the dogs brain and movements. Your dog can also experience mild and partial seizures which will only affect part of their body. Your dog may be experiencing seizures due to a ; your vet will be able to…

Dog Epilepsy

…seizures, which occur without convulsions.Causes Canine epilepsy can be divided into three different types according to the structural cause of the disease -- primary epilepsy, secondary epilepsy, and reactive epilepsy. Primary epilepsy is usually inherited and is also sometimes referred to as idiopathic epilepsy. Idiopathic means that the cause is unknown and a dog with this type of epilepsy has no problems or abnormalities within its brain.…

Cat Epilepsy

Feline Epilepsy is as common in the animal as epilepsy is in humans, and may have the same symptoms and causes. It can be a frightening experience to see your beloved cat acting strangely or thrashing about on the floor, but understanding the condition can help, and your pet healthcare provider can possibly alleviate the symptoms. There are no definitive answers as to why cats acquire epilepsy, but there are conditions that the animal may have…

Cat Seizures

…variety of causes of epilepsy. It can be inherited or occur as a result of or or failure. Metabolic diseases like can also be the cause. Head trauma, infection, exposure to toxins or drug overdose may also be to blame. Despite the many potential reasons behind epilepsy, the veterinarian may not be able to detect a cause. This is true of many cat seizures. This is idiopathic epilepsy, but most veterinarians just say epilepsy when diagnosing…


…easy to train for a variety of tasks such as pulling sleds.Activity: Chinooks are quite energetic and require regular exercise.Ownership: Chinooks were bred as sled dogs and so get along well with other dogs. Theyre also very friendly with children and make excellent family companions. Chinooks require plenty of daily exercise and are prone to developing certain health problems such as epilepsy and hip dysplasia. No breeders listed at this time.

Wire Fox Terrier

…need long walks and play sessions in the park to burn off their excess energy. They remain active indoors and can be too energetic for the elderly.Ownership: A Wire Fox Terrier is very active and has a strong prey drive, which owners must be prepared for. They can have epilepsy and other genetic disorders such as deafness and distichiasis; choosing a responsible breeder is important to ensure a healthy puppy. No breeders listed at this time. ----

Cat Liver Disease

…Drugs or toxins can also cause feline liver disease. Such drugs include some medications that are perfectly safe for other species but are very harmful for cats. For example, acetaminophen (Tylenol), phenobarbital (an epilepsy medication), and glucocorticoids (cortisone) can all have a toxic effect on a cats liver. Tumors are also capable of causing liver disease in cats. Cancer that triggers this condition can be primary (arising within the…

Dog Liver Disease

…triggering liver disease in a canine, including pesticides and several different medications that are used to treat other medical conditions in dogs. Such pharmaceuticals include acetaminophen, worming medications, and epilepsy medications. Canine liver disease can also result from various viral or bacterial infections, or it could stem from an abnormality of the liver that the dog was born with. In many cases, liver disease arises as a result…


…dogs that will bond with a whole family. For the most part, they are good with children and other dogs but may show some apprehension around unfamiliar animals. They have a rather strong hunting instinct so supervision, especially around birds and small pets, is important. There are a number of health problems to which poodles are prone, including Addison’s disease, cataracts, congenital heart disease, chronic active hepatitis, and epilepsy.

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