Dog Health Questions? Ask a Dog Vet for Answers ASAP
None, my husband and I decided not to take her to the vet the first time due to her age. We didn't want to put her through a lot of stuff. She had a bump on her head that the vet had looked at a few weeks before when she was in for an ear infection. It got larger after the 1st seizure a few weeks ago.
She hit her head tonight aboubt 3 hours before the 1st seizure at 1am.
We will take her to the vet this time if we need to.
She really should be seen and have bloodwork done-even though she is older we may fing a treatable condition- if the blod work comes back normal then the cause for the seizure is in her head like epilepsy or even a brain tumor, not to scare you! THere are medications she can go on to prevent futher seizures as they can be life threatening. I would take her in as soon as you can.
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When they found the ear infections, we had taken her for her six mo senior check up. I think they did bloodwork then, not positive. At her follow up a week later, they said the bump was better and Sally is healthy for a dog her age.
It is 4am here. Bet,Vet opens 7:30 (I think), we have someone from the main office comingI have a 40
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Good- so just a few more hours until you get her in.
Just double check on the blood work.
Pretty sure they did blood work at her 6 month sr. wellness exam (at which they found the ear infection). She may have to wait up to 7 hrs to be taken in--is that too long or should we take a day off of work? .
Honestly- the sooner she is seen the better-as we do not want to wait for another seizure., or her have one while you are at work.
She just jumped back on the couch--so good sign. BTW--taking time off work isn't an issue here.
good!! Good luck!