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We are fostering a 1.5 YO Rottweiler who was surrendered

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We are fostering a 1.5 YO Rottweiler who was surrendered from his family due to his seizures. They started at about 10 weeks.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Seizures always look scary. Let's get you talking to the Veterinarian. What is the dog's name?
Customer: Bentley
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Bentley?
Customer: He has never been able to keep his tongue in his mouth, one side of his mouth looks paralyzed.
Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
He drags his back feet some and seems to have very little strength in his back legs. His last seizure about 8 weeks ago when his family surrendered him. I am advised his seizures require medical intervention to stop and his last one spiked his temp to 108. No MRI has been done yet but it appears those are the next steps. Any information to help us help him is appreciated!
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Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 6 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 6 months ago

Can you give me some additional history on him?

1) Has any bloodwork been run to diagnose the cause of the seizures?
2) Is he on any medication?
3) How often do seizures occur?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
1. Not sure. I'm requesting his medical history.
2. After his last seizure they upped him on Phenobarbital. 97.2mg
3. I will have more info tomorrow but I was advised he will go long spurts without them then each one gets progressively worse
Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 6 months ago

So he's definitely on phenobarbital, which means there's a very good chance he's had bloodwork. The more info you can share with me the better. If you want to reach back out to me tomorrow when you have paperwork in hand, we can chat once more. Just make sure to keep this link handy so you can visit the page without having to pay again.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Thanks!
Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 6 months ago

You're welcome. I'll keep an eye out for your contact.

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