I'm not very good at writing, but I will try my best:My male beagle is 8 years old. He was having seizures, so we went to the vet and she said to just let him be. It got to a point where he was having seizures twice a week, so I tried an experiment.I read a book written by seven veterinarians and concluded that most dog food is garbage -- a lot of what is rejected for human consumption goes into commercial dog food. So we've put our dog on a diet of lamb and rice. I also started putting 2 tablespoons of tuna water (which has omega-3) on the dog's food.He hasn't had a seizure since! The vet said she can't believe it, but I told her I have the living proof -- no seizures for over 1-1/2 years. I hope this might help others with similar situations.
P.P., Kalamazoo, MI Nov 20, 2005
There are many factors that can cause seizures in dogs -- from influenza and tumors to genetic defects, nutritional deficiencies and certain food ingredients.Your discovery of a cure for your dog is worth noting. But don't overfeed the tuna -- it is high in mercury. Flaxseed oil is a safer source of omega-3 and -6 fatty acids. One teaspoon per 30 pounds of body weight daily, mixed in with the food, is good for all dogs.
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