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My dog (15 yr old ***** *****) had 3 seizures last nite. He started walking in circled and slept maybe 2 hrs. He had 2 seizures this morning about 3hrs apart lasting up to 2 min. He has had seizures in the past but very sparatically. He will not stop circling. In the past it only lasted about 30 min. He is going to vet to nite when they could get him in. Is there anything I can do in the meantime to get him to relax and stop circling?
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I am very sorry to see that no one has reached out to you before now. I just came online and found that your question had not been addressed. How is your companion at this time?

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