Q. We have a toy poodle that a seizure last night for the first time. He is 12 years old. He had 2 this morning. Can you tell me why? he went to the vet.

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A. Sorry to hear your pet is so unwell. There are many, many reasons for seizures to develop and many times we do not have a specific diagnosis. Epileptic seizures are more common in poodles than many breeds but often present at a younger age. Unfortunately extensive tests can be required to identify neurological causes (such a growths), internal causes such as liver, kidney, electrolyte disturbances.

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