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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-20-2014, 04:33 PM Thread Starter
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Question SIEZURE(S) in GSD???

I have recently been asked by a friend of mine if it's true that GSD are prone to siezures. I do not know the answer to this. I then saw a post on a local recue site for GSD about one of their GSD and how like "many other GSD", he is on "anti-seizure" meds. Can anyone tell me about this? AS far as, why or when or if? Is it something that would appear when they are a puppy or a teen or an adult? Curious curious...thanks in advance for any knowledge. Kim



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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-20-2014, 06:58 PM
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no more than other breeds.
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I had a GS with seizures...but it was brought on by a tick illness and not something that was genetic.
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I think this site has a lot of great information on seizures for someone who is new to the topic.
Board Certified Veterinary Neurologist | Annapolis & Towson, MD ? Dr. Jay McDonnell - 10 Questions Dog Owners Ask About Seizures

Re: typical age of onset of idiopathic epilepsy, depending on who you talk to, some will say 1-3years old, others will say 2-4 years old.
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