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Hi, first off all I would like to start by saying that the dog have been taken to the vet several times. And that he have been examined by taking all sorts of bloodtests and even a MRI scan of his brain. But since they cant find out whats wrong, I would appreciate some input if someone have any idea what this can be.

English is not my first language, so appologize in advance for misspelling.


So, like the title states, the dog have seizures that can look like a epileptic seizure of some kind. The vet excluded epilepsy at first, because of his presense during the seizures. You could talk to him and he will react to what you are telling him. But later I have read that there are several different types of epilepsy and that the dog can be present while seizuring.

During the seizures he shakes, have cramps and have problems walking normal.

Often when he has a seizure, he throws up in advance. But not every time. The vomit is yellow and really sticky/chewie like slime. Some times its food in it, some times its just the yellow slime.


The dog is 4 years old, healthy in any other way, gets good and healthy food, and the seizures started coming when he was about 2 years old, I think. After a seizure he needs just a little rest and he gets good as normal.


We have tried epileptic medisine with no effect. So now I`m turning to you guys, in hope that someone have seen something like this before.


Video of seizure

Video of another seizure

I would like to point out that in the one video where I call out the dog to start walking, its because the vet would like to see both parts of the seizure. Normally we lay the dog down in his bed and there he stays till the seizure is over.


Anyone have any clue what this can be?
 

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You say you feed good food. What brand and what treats. Sometimes they put food coloring and dyes in the food that can cause seizures. Check your ingredients to make sure none of this is in your food or treats.
Red 40 Lake, Yellow 5, Red 40, BHA (Used as a Preservative), Blue 2 Lake, Yellow 6 Lake, Blue 1, DL-Methionine, Yellow 6.
 

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Has the vet ruled out things like tick disease, medication reaction (flea/tick, heart worm, supplements), vestibular disease or a toxin (substances like grapes/raisins, apple seeds, xylitol found in sugar free products, etc.) are toxic to dogs. Has he had any injuries that you know of?
 

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Has the vet ruled out things like tick disease, medication reaction (flea/tick, heart worm, supplements), vestibular disease or a toxin (substances like grapes/raisins, apple seeds, xylitol found in sugar free products, etc.) are toxic to dogs. Has he had any injuries that you know of?
We have checked for tick disease and other things like that. I`m not sure if we have checked for vestibular diseases. I doubt there should be something toxic, he has never showed any interest for sweets, choclate and other things. The only thing he likes is things that clearly smells like meat. He never steals food and he is really picky when it comes to food.



One thing though, he`ve been bitten by a viper (vipera berus). He was then given antidote, antibiotics and large doses of saltwater to flush the kidneys(?).
He barely made it. He`s foot was swollen to twice the normal size. The vet followed up with saltwater intravenously for 2 days to be sure hes kidneys where flushed properly.

The vet said that the seizures shouldnt have anything to do with the viper bit.
But we have doubtet it for some time. But anywhere we turn, nobody have any good answeres about that part, I`m afraid :/
 
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