5 Facts About Purple Day®: Supporting Human & K9 Epilepsy

5 Facts About Purple Day®: Supporting Human & K9 Epilepsy

According to the Epilepsy Foundation, 65 million people around the world have Epilepsy. Canine Epilepsy also affects thousands of dogs across the world, across the breeds each year. It is so important, on both the human and the canine fronts, to join together to help others understand, to not be afraid if they see a person or a dog having a seizure, and how to help and be supportive. That is what March 26 – Purple Day® is all about! Facts About Purple Day®: In 2008, a nine-year-old girl with Epilepsy named Cassidy Megan of Nova Scotia, Canada, along with … Continue reading

What You Need to Know About Seizures in Your Dog

Seizures in Dogs? Knowledge Is Power

If you ever had a dog who experienced a seizure, it can always be a scary experience for you as a pet owner. You wonder if what they are going through is painful, will they survive the episode, or are they every going to be normal again afterwards. But the more knowledge you have about seizures, the less the anxiety will be if your dog experiences one. What is a seizure? A seizure in simple terms is a disruption or disorganization of brain function. This disruption can cause the signals of the brain to transmit abnormally leading to uncontrolled movements of the … Continue reading