So, I typed out a long response and lost it due to a time-out on the site.
Anyway, I just want to tell you that I have an epileptic dog and I would not hesitate to adopt one now that I have the experience of having lived with an epileptic dog.
I would, however, want to know some details about the seizure history so that I could best inform my vet.
Specific questions I would ask:
-How many seizures has the dog had?
-How long were the seizures? Any observations of the pre-ictal, ictal or post-ictal state that I should be aware of?
-Has the dog had cluster seizures, i.e. more than one on the same day?
-What medication has the dog been on, is the dog currently on? What impact has that had on the seizure frequency/severity?
My dog has had ups and downs on his journey with epilepsy, but he is a wonderful dog and he has no idea that he is epileptic… he has a “joie de vivre” that is contagious to all around him : ).
He is on Phenobarbital and that has proven to be the best medication for him.
Here is a website with good basic info: