Sudden Seizures in Dogs


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According to Pet Place, an abrupt firing of nerves in the brain causes sudden seizures in dogs. As a result, the dog experiences a series of involuntary muscle movements, along with unusual nerve sensations and strange behavior. Dog seizures are almost always a symptom of some other underlying neurological disorder. Sudden seizures can be extremely frightening for both dog and pet owner. Signs and SymptomsYour dog may show signs of an impeding seizure such as pacing, whining, salivating, shaking or hiding. These subtle signs may persist for hours or days before the onset of the seizure. You may know your dog is having an active seizure if your dog begins to fall on his side, bark, gnash h

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