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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 44 years of experience
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My 18 year old dog has been having a seizure an hour

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my 18 year old dog has been having a seizure for over an hour
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 11 months ago.

This is called status epilepticus - the state in which a seizure doesn't stop until I heavily sedate or anesthetize my patient. Do you have a veterinary ER near you? Your dog can be lost in such a lengthy seizure.