Showing posts from January 15, 2013

Blog the Change: Dogs Can Live Full and Happy Lives with Canine Epilepsy

Today is Blog the Change . I'd like to take this opportunity to once again talk about Canine Epilepsy Awareness . As the parent of a seven-year-old Epi-Husky, Gibson, who was diagnosed shortly after his third birthday, I believe it is so important to spread the word that Canine Epilepsy and seizures do not have to mean a death sentence for dogs. There are many dogs who have, are, and will continue to live life to the fullest even with Canine Epilepsy . We don't know how long our canine companions - both Epis and non-Epis - will bless us with their pr esence, but we can make their lives as full and happy and love-filled as we can. And, whereas once upon a time euthanasia was the suggested protocol for dogs with seizures or Canine Epilepsy, that is not the recommendation today. Today, there are so many resources and healthcare routes to explore, both medically and/or holistically and there are many treatment options available for the Epi-dog parent that just didn't