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my little girl Jez experienced seizures (caused by PDE) in which she would seize for 30 mins, hour etc, wouldnt stop except for intervention from a vet. the medication she was put on (for epilepsy) worked, so i would definately give it a go! She only have a few very very minor seizures whilst on the meds (10 secs or so, distant staring, not the full on seizure) so it made her more comfortable, albeit a little dopey (she was put on large dosage due to the conditions severity).
Give it a go, it will give you peace of mind if you need to head out and leave him alone...
Good luck, i hope everything is alright with your baby chopper.
On the subject of epilepsy Pugman is your best bet as his Walker has been afflicted for a good long time and is now thirteen, a successful show dog and now father to another three youngsters. He has been on meds for years and seems to be successfully controlled.
Are they likely to scan Chopper, my previous Pug Angus had a massive seizure but because he had a very poor quality of life(he was much older than Chopper) and he was very lumpy, many growths, we did not go through with this, but it is one way of knowing if it is a tumour (god forbid).
Hope this helps.
I will tell Pugman of your problems.
Well he ended up having a total of 4 seizures in about 20 hours. So I had my mom go to the vets office as soon as they opened and they gave him the drug everyone has been telling me about the one that begins with a P. He took it at 10am and he has been fine all day with no seizures. so its been about 15 hours since his last attack. His blood work also came back fine. My vet still thinks he is to old for Epilepsy because he is 7 years old but I think he was having " mini " seizures as far back as 3 years ago because late at night out of no where he would be walking around and he would be and this is the best way I can describe it he would be dry humping air. He wouldn't fall down or foam at the mouth or urinate himself just dry hump.
How soon does this medicine start to have a effect on him? Is it safe for me to assume that he will make it the rest of the night with potential no attacks?
I can second Pugmans comment, I also have an epileptic pug, we brought her home at the age of 5 with no history and it soon became apparent that she was having strange episodes a few times per month, after bloods came back fine we were given a low dosage of phenobarbitol and BINGO no more seizures. I was lucky in that Mya was never dozy on her meds, she had a blood text a couple of times per year to check the level is fine for her liver/kidneys and thats it.
I know that not everyone wants to give their puggy ongoing meds, however the quality of life and no worrying when the next big one will be is quite a relief, plus those big seizure must have an impact on their little brain somewhere, so I'm very pro meds in my case.