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One Husky's Journey with Epilepsy to Highlight November's Epilepsy Awareness Month

I wanted to discuss an important topic that is very personal in our Sibe-loving family: canine epilepsy and seizures. With November being Epilepsy Awareness Month, I wanted to take this opportunity to share my experiences with canine epilepsy and assure folks that our furpals can indeed live a happy, healthy, loving life with epilepsy. In January of 2009, I had an awful experience with one of my Sibes – Gibson – shortly after he turned three. This was when I first reached out via social networking to other canine owners seeking comfort and guidance from those who also experienced such a horrible event. As a result of that, I have made so many wonderful and supportive friends who have over the time continued to check in on Gibson, and I have also learned from others that we are truly not alone in helping our beloved furpals to learn to live healthy lives with this affliction. It still brings tears to my eyes when I read my first journal entry. So to help spread awareness of epilepsy, I