November 20, 2017

What Causes Seizures in Cats and Dogs?

Andrew Linklater, DVM, DACVECC, from Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists, explains the possible causes of seizures in cats and dogs.


Andrew Linklater, DVM, DACVECC, from Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists, explains the possible causes of seizures in cats and dogs. Although epilepsy is what people typically think of as a cause for seizures in animals, epilepsy is actually a diagnosis of exclusion. First, all other possible causes must be ruled out. 

Dr. Linklater goes on to talk about the 2 categories the possible causes of seizures fall into.

Sign up to receive the latest news in veterinary medicine.

Latest Issue

Client Education

American Veterinarian
 
×