What Causes Seizures in Cats and Dogs?

November 20, 2017

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.