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How has the appetite been? What is EVERYTHING he eats?
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I've seen a couple of cases with seizures and feather problems as you stated.
First, bloodwork and a physical exam will be incredible invaluable! Cardiorespiratory disease can cause seizures and dietary problems (like you said!) due to cholesterol, calcium, glucose can be a significant problem. Your vet may prescribe leviteracetam for seizures (my favorite!) which is really well tolerated.
I think cardiorespiratory disease should be ruled out, as this can happen as well. The feather issues is likely a dermatitis that needs to be treated with antibiotics.
Yes, baytril helps tremendously with this. As for the feathers, I'd recommend only 70% being pellet, and the rest fresh fruit, veggies, and rarely seeds and never millet. This can help with calcium levels and feather health. Deficiencies can only be picked up on bloodwork. It would be a good idea to discuss with your vet if she saw anything on physical exam that could be dietary deficiency.
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