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Welcome to Justanswer! I am Dr. Altman and happy to assist you both today!I am so sorry your little one has had two seizures now. I would very much advise getting a second opinion. If she has one seizure then that can be an isolated incident but with two seizures within a month she really should be placed on anti seizure medication.And no, older dogs are not prone to seizures for no reason. It is always possible there is a brain tumor but I have had more than a few senior pets that are managed with medications and this should be considered strongly as well as basic bloodwork to ensure there is not an underlying cause such as issues with the liver that need to be addressed.I hope this makes sense but please consider a second opinion or call your veterinarian tomorrow to let them know she had a second one and push to have bloodwork and anti seizure medications initiated.Please let me know how else I can assist you both today
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Here is more information on seizures in dogs: petplace.com/ seizuresUnfortunately if the seizures continue untreated then it can cause damage to the brain so I really do advise getting her treatment which might be phenobarbitol, potassium bromide, or kepra which is the newest anti seizure medication for dogs
Vestibular syndrome is when a dog has a head tilt, they are off balance, eyes dart side to side. Sometimes they have vomiting as well. Here is more information on this condition:http://www.petplace.com/article/dogs/diseases-conditions-of-dogs/brain-spinal-cord-nerves/vestibular-disease-in-dogsIt doesn't tend to come and go as you describe but has an event that occurs then potentially improves over a 5-7 day periodSeizure activity can be a head bob, paddling while laying on their side, loss of urine or bowel, typically less responsive during an event but not always...
Does this make sense? If there is another episode I would advise videotaping it for her vet to evaluate because they do sound scary and if we can hone in on the cause hopefully we can get her more comfortable and minimize any further episodes...
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