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Spud is 17 months old and since we've had him (over a year) he has had episodes of fainting and stops breathing.
he had fainted 3 or 4 times (each time he was out for longer than the last) and the vet decided that we have his palate operation which was done in September 2009.
Anyway everything had been perfect since his operation but 3 weeks ago he had another episode but this time instead of being limp when he passed out he went really stiff, his jaw locked shut and he wet himself (it scared the crap out of us and we thought we had lost him.) he eventually came to and we rushed him to the vet who said it sounds like his palate again and if this happens on a regular basis he'd go in and take more off his palate (although the vet is reluctant to take more off)
The vet said it didnt sound like epilepsy as Spud was totally normal after it, wanting breakfast and running up and down the stairs like nothing was wrong.
I hope it doesnt happen again, but i have a feeling that it will and panic at every move or sound he makes.
Just wanting to know if this is common at all or do you think it could be something else.
I spoke to the breeder after the first 2 times he fainted but she said that none of her pugs have had this problem. (I dont think she really cared at all)
*sorry long post*
Update my boy milo still has them and is 10 soon. Raw diet calms the severity and frequency but he had one just now. He spaced out, got dizzy and flopped over onto his side. Went rigid for ten seconds and back to normal