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#LiveGibStrong #Paws4Purple Feature: Help! My Dog Had a Seizure! Is it Canine Epilepsy?

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  #Paws4Purple is a Canine Epilepsy informational program created by Purple Day® Ambassador and award-winning author Dorothy Wills-Raftery of FiveSibes™ #LiveGibStrong K-9 Epilepsy Awareness & Education site and hosted by The Anita Kaufmann Foundation, the nonprofit sponsor of Purple Day and Purple Day Every Day for Epilepsy     📌 Open Enrollment Call  for Dogs with Epilepsy for Studies & Clinical Trials further down in this post. T he words “seizures” and “Canine Epilepsy” can certainly drum up a lot of fear for caregivers of dogs who suddenly find themselves faced with a situation where their beloved dog appears to suddenly have a seizure, or has odd movements and behavior that maybe they suspect is a seizure.    After the seizure passes, it leads one to ask many questions, including, “What just happened to my dog?”, “What caused the seizure?” and the top question, "Will my dog be okay?"    The important thing to remember is to remain calm, and to no

SHOW US YOUR PURPLE! Today Kicks Off Our 8th Annual #FiveSibes #LIVEGIBSTRONG Purple Day for Epilepsy Blog Hop & Media Share!

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    FiveSibes™ K9 Epilepsy Ambassadog & the Beautiful Face of #LiveGibStrong ~ "Gibson" ~ and our Epi bracelets.   It's Our 8th Annual Purple Day®  Blog Hop & Media Share!   FACT: THERE ARE OVER 600,000 DOGS LIVING WITH EPILEPSY IN THE UNITED STATES ALONE.   In honor of my beautiful brave Epi-Husky Gibson, and all those who have found themself on this journey called Epilepsy, I am honored to be hosting our #FiveSibes #LiveGibStrong 8th Annual Purple Day for Epilepsy Blog Hop & Media Share ! This year, I want to say thank you to my wonderful Blog Hop co-hosts who are joining me this year and who are also amazing advocates for dogs living Canine Epilepsy: Jan of Ruby, the Therapy Dog ; Jeanaann of Oh, the Life of Olivia & Knotty Toys for Good Dogs ; and Tracy of GIBBS-erish...Making Sense of Canine Epilepsy Facebook Group . To join in our Hop, you can be an Epi-dog caregiver ~OR~ a friend who would like to show your support by sharing something purple

National Puppy Day on a #FlashbackFriday

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  Woo! March 23rd (yesterday) is National Puppy Day , and our #Flashback photos are of our #FiveSibes as puppies! So howlin' cute!     DID YOU KNOW... National Puppy Day, according to NationalPuppyDay.com , "is a special day to celebrate the magic and unconditional love that puppies bring to our lives. But more importantly, it's a day to help save orphaned puppies across the globe and educate the public about the horrors of puppy mills. National Puppy Day was founded in 2006 by Celebrity Pet & Home Lifestyle Expert and Aut hor, Colleen Pa ige. #NationalPup pyDay is now international, t oo!"   What a great day to:    Love Puppies!  Rescue Puppies!  Adopt Puppies!   "Puppies are the most trusting and joyous creatures on the planet. Oh, to be more like a puppy." ~ Colleen Paige, Founder of National Puppy Day   💛 Memories Are Visits For the Heart 💛   The Linky tool will open all week for you to join us in the Blog Hop and share pics from