Category: Dog Care

June 27th

Epilepsy in Dogs



Disclaimer: I am not a veterinarian or any sort of medical professional! Everything written below is based on my own experiences, thoughts, and research. If you have any questions, talk to your vet.

Rocco is prone to seizures. In the past, his triggers have been high heat and the sound of thunder, which makes Florida one of the worst states for him to be in.

I didn’t know much about seizures, much less canine┬áseizures, before meeting Rocco. I did a little research to prepare myself in case anything should happen and have written down what I learned below.

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Great Danes will stink up your house.

Actually, I’m not sure if it’s a giant dog thing or a Bubba thing. Roxie never stunk up the house. But oh my god, our house has been smelling so bad since we got him!

When we first got him back in late November, I swept occasionally. Maybe once every two weeks. Then, obviously, the house started to smell worse. So I started mopping after I swept (Swiffer for the win!). Helped only a little. Then I started washing his bedding once a week.

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