What Should I Do if My Dog Has Cluster Seizures?

Answered by Dr. Jeff Feinman

First, I should define that a little bit more. Cluster seizures are a seizure in the dog that occurs more than a couple of times a month like they’ll have one, they recover, then they’ll have another one, then they recover. So not individual seizures that occur sporadically rather seizures that occur in clusters. 

Cluster seizures are a medical emergency and the clustering must be stopped. The first thing is to go to your local vet or ER and they will stop the seizure usually with medications like intravenous or valium. If you’re working with an energetic practitioner like one in traditional Chinese veterinary medicine or homeopathy or another holistic vet, with the stabled featuring dog, that’s after the clusters, they may be able to help reduce the frequency of clusters using lifestyle changes, energetic changes, and things that modify the dog’s responses internally and decrease seizures. 

I’m Jeff Feinman, licensed holistic veterinarian here in western Connecticut answering common pet parent questions. Thank you for coming, thank you for watching, and we’ll talk soon.

Suggested Treatments: 

*Dr. Jeff list suggested treatments (3)*

  1. Go to the ER for immediate relief
  2. Work with energetic practitioner: homeopathy, Chinese Veterinary Medicine…

Related Symptoms: 

  1. Regular ceizures (more than a couple times a month)

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    Dr. Jeff

    Jeffrey Feinman, BA, VMD, CVH, graduated in 1985 from the University of Pennsylvania and was Penn’s first veterinary dual-degree University Scholar, holding both molecular biology and veterinary degrees. He is the founder of HolisticActions.com and dedicated to pet parent empowerment.

    Dr. Jeff is devoted to researching about how to harness the innate power of the individual using Vitality and Balance. He and his wonderful wife Amy live with Archie, a rescue pup, and a Rex cat named Tigger.

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