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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 44 years of experience
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My husky was fine and all of a sudden started twitching and

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My husky was fine and all of a sudden started twitching and rocking back and forth
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. It sounds as if your Husky suffered a complex partial seizure (previously called petit mal). May I have an update on your Husky, please? These seizures are defined as focal or asymmetric sensory or motor abnormalities of any part of the body. They're often associated with autonomic signs (salivation, drooling). The modifier "complex" implies a change in mentation (mental status) and/or behavioral abnormalities.