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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Dog
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience
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He is a 6 week old husky that we got yesterday and this

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He is a 6 week old husky that we got yesterday and this morning he pooped on himself foamed at the mouth had a seizure like episode and got stiff. Now he just lays there unresponsive
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Seizures always look scary. Let's get you talking to the Veterinarian. What is the dog's name?
Customer: Greyson
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Greyson?
Customer: Since we got him he has not been given any food or water approx 12 hrs. We bathe him him last night then he went to sleep till about an hour ago
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 6 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 6 months ago.

I'm sorry to hear of this with your new pup. Seizures at such a young age are often due to the nervous form of distemper, infection with Neospora, a toxin, or perhaps congenital (present at birth) brain defect. Whatever the cause, unless Greyson normalizes within 10 minutes, he needs the attention of a vet at your earliest convenience.

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