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AV started with jerking her head yesterday and jerky

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Hi Pearl, AV started...

Hi Pearl, AV started with jerking her head yesterday and jerky movements with her paws. It's been going on all night. She is also breathing in a jerky manager. She had this about a month ago, I took her for blood tests and all came back that she is fine but now it's happening again. She looks like she is falling asleep, then her head jerks up again and she has not slept all night. Can you tell me what these jerky twitches are?

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Expert will know how to help the dog. What is the dog's name and age?

Her name is***** is 3 years old

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about AV?

She has been very itchy, every single day around the head area. Also had this checked out, but was told there is nothing wrong, maybe just dust in her fur. She gets groomed every month. She is a Boomer and I live in Cyprus, so she needs her coat short or she will be too hot. But the itching has been going on for about three months

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 2 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 2 months ago

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. You appear to describing partial seizures (also called psychomotor seizures) which are described as abnormal focal or asymmetric sensory or motor activity affecting any part of the body and which may be associated with autonomic signs, (e.g., salivation, vomiting). Can you video an event and upload it to YouTube or a similar app and then give me the link to it?

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