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Seizures

By Ann Hohenhaus, DVM Seizures are a frightening medical condition. Like lightning, a seizure strikes out of the blue, due to a short circuit in the brain. After a minute or two, the brain resets itself. Even though seizures commonly last a minute or two, watching your pet lose consciousness, twitch, jerk, and maybe even [...]
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Brain Implants For Epileptic Seizures: New Early Warning System Could Lead To Fewer False Alarms

Health : Medical News Today (3 years ago)

Epilepsy affects 50 million people worldwide, but in a third of these cases, medication cannot keep seizures from occurring. One solution is to shoot a short pulse of electricity to the brain to stamp out the seizure just as it begi... Read Post

Holiday Gifts for Your Pet: Fun for Your Whole Family!

Lifestyle / Pets & Animals : Tales from the Pet Clinic (3 years ago)

By Ann Hohenhaus, DVM, DACVIM Last year my holiday gift list for pets and pet lovers included products chosen by The Animal Medical Center veterinary staff for pets with various medical conditions. This year, I have selected gifts w... Read Post

Blueberry: An AMC Living Legend

Lifestyle / Pets & Animals : Tales from the Pet Clinic (3 years ago)

By Ann Hohenhaus, DVM Blueberry, a 2-year-old fawn-and-white Chihuahua, was rushed to The Animal Medical Center one night after having what his family thought might be a seizure. When he arrived at The AMC and was under observation ... Read Post


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