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Can you share video of what you're seeing now with her being unresponsive and shaking?Is she under veterinary treatment for the seizures? If so, what?
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I think you've reached a point that you've done what you can at home with observation. She truly needs to be examined and treated by a veterinarian tonight. There are a great number of factors that might be playing in right now including brain tumors, toxins, organ dysfunction, seizures having caused her temperature to spike to an unsafe level causing brain damage, etc. As well, if her father has seizures, this is likely an inherited disorder. With the heavy volume of seizures you witnessed yesterday she likely qualifies to be placed on oral medication to prevent seizure activity in the future, but examination, diagnostics and treatment must occur first. Your vet will likely want to start with bloodwork this evening, at very least, as well as IV fluids and anti-convulsant medication. They will observe her behavior and determine if the state she's in can be alleviated. Depending on her responsiveness, they may recommend hospitalization for a few days. Be aware that depending on the cause of her current condition the vet may well also discuss euthanasia with you.
Have you looked into financial aid options? She needs medical care.
http://www.carecredit.com is a good option for financing. Also look at the following links for financial aid.
Red Rover: https://redrover.org/find-financial-assistance-veterinary-care
Best friends: http://bestfriends.org/resources/financial-aid-pets
Your dogs friend: http://yourdogsfriend.org/we-recommend/need-help-paying-vet-bills/
Speaking for Spot: http://speakingforspot.com/?p=Financial%20Assistance%20for%20Veterinary%20Care
So far as I know they determine eligibility based on the pet's need.
You may need to consider a mobile vet coming to you, then.
If worse comes to worst, you may need to consider surrendering her to animal control. They will likely euthanize her, but it will be a way for you to guarantee that she will not suffer.
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