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Seizures and Dogs: 4 Important Questions

A useful working understanding of epilepsy in dogs is essential for the small animal practitioner.

Epilepsy in dogs is a common disease, and potentially life threatening. A useful working understanding of seizures in dogs is essential for veterinarians.

The Neurologic Examination In Companion Animals, Part 2: Interpreting Abnormal Findings

Helena Rylander, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM (Neurology) Once a neurologic examination has been completed in a patient, the practitioner can use the abnormalities, or lack thereof, to help localize the lesion to the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nervous system, or cauda equine, which provides critical information on the patient’s condition. A complete neurologic examination should be …

Acute Spinal Cord Injuries

Adam Moeser, DVM, and Charles Vite, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVIM (Neurology) Acute spinal cord injury is a major cause of neurologic dysfunction in dogs and somewhat less so in cats. ACUTE SPINAL CORD INJURIES: STEP BY STEP History: When a dog or cat presents with evidence of acute spinal cord injury, obtain a detailed history …