Q. My Shih Tzu is around 12 yrs old..this is not the first time that he falls tothe ground, cannot walk or get up and just lays there shaking

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A. This sounds like a seizure. You need to see your vet for some investigation if this isn't the first time it has happened. If it lasts longer than 5 mins then you should call your vet or emergency vet immediately. When seizures do occur keep the room darkened and quiet. Turn off all tv, radio and keep talking to a minimum.

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