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This on-demand AVMA course by Dr. James Lavely will discuss how therapeutic considerations for seizures are different for puppies and young dogs compared to mature adult dogs. (1 CE credit)
Seizure disorders are common in dogs. However, the common causes for seizures in puppies are quite different than for adult dogs. Congenital brain malformations, porto systemic shunts and infectious causes are more likely in puppies. Idiopathic epilepsy and non infectious inflammatory brain diseases, such as Pug Dog Encephalitis often affect young adult dogs. Therapeutic considerations are different for puppies and young dogs compared to mature adult dogs. The diagnosis, clinical implications and therapy of these disorders will be discussed. (1 CE credit)
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