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My dog has had seizure last week he has had 2 before 2

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my dog has had seizure last week he has had 2 before 2 monthes apart this time has left hypere he paces continually
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

I'm sorry to hear of this with your collieX. Please clarify "...has left hypere he paces constantly". Aimless pacing is pathognomonic (specifically indicative) of encephalopathy (brain disorder) involving his forebrain - cerebrum and thalamus. Considering his seizure history, I need to consider that permanent brain damage has occurred. Administering an anticonvulsive drug such as phenobarbital, levetiracetam, or zonisamide should be considered at this time.