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Epilepsy management for a full and happy life

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How is epilepsy managed?

Epilepsy is a life-long condition. It cannot be ‘cured’, but it can be managed so that dogs and their owners can continue to lead a full and happy life together.

As each dog is different, and the severity and types of epilepsy vary, your vet will be able to advise you about how best to manage your dog’s condition and will always tailor treatment to suit the individual needs of your dog.

The tips below may also help you monitor your dog’s progress.

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Help manage your dog’s epilepsy by:

  • Monitoring the number of seizures your dog has
  • Keeping a diary of your dog’s progress
  • Telling your vet immediately if there are any changes in your dog
  • Asking your vet for any additional information or help

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This site is provided as an information service for veterinary professionals and the owners of dogs with epilepsy. Any questions about your dog should be directed to your veterinary practice.

The information contained in this website are intended to be used for general informational purposes only and is not intended to be general or specific medical advice. Please seek professional medical advice in respect to your particular situation prior to any use.