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Maggie needs power of the paw

Carolyn DavidsonCarolyn Davidson WashingtonPosts: 990Member
edited 22 February, 2011 in Get Well Soon
Maggie my four year old husky has been doing well but this morning I found her having a seizure. She has had two so far and I am planning to get her in to see the vet again. This has got me really worried now. Hope to be able to get these seizures under control

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  • Aurora BakerAurora Baker Posts: 18Member
    edited 8 January, 2011
    Oh, I hope you can get Maggie's seizures under control. Good to get to the vet ASAP as you seem to be doing since she has seized a few times on the same day. If she is not on meds perhaps it can be managed and controlled that way. Also, I have literally seen some dogs become nearly seizure free if a diet change is made. Not sure how and what you feed but you may want to look into that too, while you and the vet probably use some med to control/stop the seizing. I had one siberian with seizures related to Cushings and her pituitary gland. At age 14 we had to make a tough decision because she was strong physically, but she was not herself at all, and even had trouble drinking water. I'm sure the vet will suggest an anti-convulsant for you to give her, and then maybe look at her diet. I believe I had read somewhere that a person who switched their dog to grain free food saw a significant reduction in seizures. Good luck, and keep us posted. I will keep you in my thoughts and hope for a positive resolution. |:|
  • Carolyn DavidsonCarolyn Davidson WashingtonPosts: 990Member
    edited 10 January, 2011
    So far she has been on Primidone for a few days and it seems to be helping. We feed Taste Of The Wild High Prairie for her once a day. She needs to diet per her former vets order. The vet prescribed Primidone 250mg 2xs a day for the next week starting last Thursday with a follow up call this week. She will be taken down to one a day after this if it works. I am worried but she seems to be doing well so far. Keeping my fingers crossed. That and praying for her every night. My husband teases me saying that I am a worry wart because I am so worried about my baby girl.
  • Jack's PackJack's Pack AustinPosts: 4,608Member ✭✭
    edited 20 January, 2011
    Our pack will keep their paws crossed for Maggie to have no more seizures. |:| Our pup Mungo also recently developed seizures so we know all to well how scary they are for the pup and all who love him/her. :(
  • Jack's PackJack's Pack AustinPosts: 4,608Member ✭✭
    edited 17 February, 2011
    Is Maggie any better? |:|
  • Kate BKate B Staten IslandPosts: 857Member
    edited 18 February, 2011
    Did you ever think about getting an MRI done? I do hope she gets better soon I feel so bad every time I see one of your posts this has been going on too long poor dear.|:||bb|
  • Taylor GeorgeTaylor George SangerPosts: 5,955Member
    edited 18 February, 2011
    keeping you and Maggie in our prayers |:|
  • Zandrea OlsonZandrea Olson EuclidPosts: 281Member
    edited 18 February, 2011
    My family Min-Pin had seizures, it's the most horrible thing to see.:(( Good luck to you! My pack will also keep their paws crossed for you!|:|
  • Elizabeth Tom-WingElizabeth Tom-Wing VancouverPosts: 193Member
    edited 19 February, 2011
    Oh dear :((. We'll be keeping our paws crossed for you |:| |:|
  • Carly ThomasCarly Thomas Posts: 6,374Member
    edited 22 February, 2011
    |:| Paws crossed you're feeling better!
  • Johnny HansenJohnny Hansen Posts: 4Member
    edited 22 February, 2011
    best wishes on a speedy recovery|:|
  • Johnny HansenJohnny Hansen Posts: 4Member
    edited 22 February, 2011
    best wishes on a speedy recovery|:| get well soon
  • Lara OshanekLara Oshanek Posts: 107Member
    edited 22 February, 2011
    Hopefully you get better!|bb| Paws crossed!
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