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Wrapping Up November Epilepsy Awareness Month With Epi-Star MAX

  Epi-Star "Max"   by Dorothy Wills-Raftery     With today being the last day of November, Epilepsy Awareness Month, it’s also the last day of my month-long #FiveSibes #LiveGibStrong Epi-Star features, where keeping in line with the concept of my award-winning book, EPIc Dog Tales: Heartfelt Stories About Amazing Dogs Living & Loving Life With Canine Epilepsy , I highlight some wonderful dogs from across the globe who do not/have not let having epilepsy stop them from enjoying life. Now, even though today is the final day of awareness month, let’s keep in mind that advocating for Epi-dogs is not just one month, it’s every day . So even though we use Epilepsy Awareness Month to highlight Canine Epilepsy, we continue to advocate for awareness all year long to:  a) let other Epi-dog families know that they are not alone in their journey;  b) there are many resources and support available to Epi-dog families; and  c) but most importantly— Epi-dogs can

November Epilepsy Awareness Month: Meet Epi-Star OLIVIA

  Epi-Star "Olivia"       by Dorothy Wills-Raftery      As we approach the end of November’s Epilepsy Awareness Month, and my special #Epi-Star stories (based on the concept of my book EPIc Dog Tales: Heartfelt Stories About Amazing Dogs Living & Loving Life With Canine Epilepsy ). I feel so privileged to bring you these stories about how Epi-dogs (dogs with epilepsy) are true warriors and enjoy life, no matter what! Today, I’d like to highlight a fellow Canine Epilepsy advocate, and a long-time Epi-friend, sweet “Olivia” and her hu-mom, Jeanaann Barnaby.   Jeanaann has a lot of information on Canine Epilepsy in her blog in Knotty Toys for Good Dogs , including free Ebooks. She also runs the Oh, the Life of Olivia and Knotty Toys for Good Dogs Facebook pages, where she also posts information on Canine Epilepsy. And, if that wasn't enough,Jeanaann is also the social media director for the nonprofit T he Wally Foundation~Canine Epilepsy , where