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He had a grand maul seizure, he’s 9 years old, weighs 88.6 lbs. the medication that was prescribed is phenobarbital and it has changed my dog, upon reading about it the phenobarbital will damage his liver. His blood work was good, with the exception of a low red blood cell count. If I take him off will he have another seizure ? And is there an alternative ?

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Seizures always look scary. Let's get you talking to the Veterinarian. What is your dog's name and age?

Dad and he’s 9 yrs old

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Dad?

His pancreas liver and kidneys are all in good working order.

Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dr. Paul Brazzell here

Was this the first seizure he had? And at age 9?

Paul

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