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Our 7th Annual #LiveGibStrong Purple Day® for Epilepsy Blog Hop. #GoPurple With Us!

FiveSibes™ K9 Epilepsy Ambassadog & the Beautiful Face of #LiveGibStrong ~ "Gibson"       "People affected by epilepsy will change the face of epilepsy."   ~Anita Kaufmann Foundation U.S.A. Global Partner of Purple Day®   Those words in the above quote shared by the Anita Kaufmann Foundation are so very true. When a beloved pet is diagnosed with epilepsy, it needs to become our mission to advocate for them. In years past, a diagnosis of epilepsy often meant a recommendation for euthanasia. Thankfully, that is not the case today! There are lots of resources, information, and treatments to help manage epileptic seizures in dogs. Find out everything you can about Canine Epilepsy, and become informed on the topic so that you can have intelligent question-and-answer discussions with your veterinarian about what the best management care of your dog should be. Epi-dogs can-- and DO --live happy lives, and can certainly do whatever other dogs who do not have epi

#FlashbackFriday: The Beautiful Face That Launched #LiveGibStrong

   My beautiful Gibson ~ #Flashback ~ Purple Day 2014   With Purple Day taking place tomorrow...and our 7th Annual #LiveGibStrong K9 Epilepsy Purple Day Blog Hop & Social Media Share, I thought it fitting that today's #FlashbackFriday should be of my sweet gentle boy, Gibson, the face of a Canine Epilepsy warrior, inspiration behind my books and #LiveGibStrong K-9 Epilepsy Awareness, and why I became a Purple Day® Ambassador way back in 2012 to advocate for Epi-dogs (dogs with epilepsy). Pictured above, my sweet Gib-who was always right by my side, or feet, was keeping a watchful eye over me as I prepared for Purple Day 2014! Eight years ago!     As so many of you know from following this blog and Gib's journey, he was an amazing dog. He never let anything keep him down for long, whether it was his seizures, his horrible reaction to his Epi-meds (potassium bromide) capsule reformation, his weak hind end, his torn CCL, or surgery for a growth on his underbelly. He rallied b