pet health


Question by  momofthree (23)

What causes a dog to have a seizure?


Answer by  Serafinah (232)

There are multiple causes; fever and a brain tumor or brain infection, as well as epilepsy in canines. Finding the cause my be difficult, but can make a vet's job easier by paying special attention to the circumstances surrounding the event.


Answer by  Dontbugme (697)

Dogs can have epilepsy just as human beings can have this disease. This is probably the main cause of seizures in dogs. However, the possibility exists that your dog could have a brain tumor. Take the dog to the veterinarian.


Answer by  shelley (70)

Many times, dogs can be Epileptic which causes seizures. It's recommended that you keep a record of when the seizures occur. If the dog has too many seizures in a short period of time, your vet will prescribe Phenobarbital.


Answer by  Ashli (251)

One source of seizures, in humans and animals alike, could possibly be a brain tumor. However, regardless of the cause, your dog having a seizure is ALWAYS an indication that something is seriously wrong, and your dog should be taken to the vet ASAP.

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