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My dog has seizures. I picked. Her up as a stray. Will she be o.k. to fly?
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. Flying isn't necessarily a trigger for seizures but it's important to recognize that stressors of any kind can precipitate seizure activity. This is less likely if seizures are well controlled by anticonvulsant drugs. Is Lola currently being administered such a drug?

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