I received an email from Dawn Whitridge asking for information about dogs and seizures. I haven’t had any experience with this, so I thought I would ask readers for any ideas for this owner.
‘I’m writing to everyone I know who loves dogs, in the hope that somebody can offer some helpful information. Our little Shih Tzu mix, Blossom, has seizures. She had a couple after we adopted her in June last year. The vet examined her, ran some tests, and said that everything was healthy and functioning normally, and hopefully she might not have any more problems.
“Since then she had been seizure free, but recently they began again. The vet said that if she began to have them regularly, we could of course put her on medication, but that there would be side effects. So, if you know of anybody who has or had a dog who suffered from seizures — apparently it is not uncommon — do they have any natural way of helping to eradicate them? Also, if you know of anybody who used the medication on their dog, how they did on it?
“Any information you might be able to give would be gratefully received.”
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A “K9s For Felines” Dog Walk Around the Lake will be from 7 a.m. to noon on June 18 at the Atascadero Lake. With a donation/registration fee of $25, you will receive a colorful bandana for your dog and a T-shirt for yourself.
Also, get your pet microchipped for only $15. All proceeds benefit the homeless cats at North County Humane Society.
Register at the south end of the lake, in the picnic area. For more information, call 466-5403.
The Friends of the Morro Bay Police Department is holding a benefit K9 Walk-a-Thon from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 18 at Morro Rock in Morro Bay.
The event also includes police K9 demonstrations, food, beverages, adoptable dogs, a dog carnival, prizes, contests, vendors and more. The event will raise funds to help bring a police K9 to the Morro Bay Police Department. For more information, call 772-6225.
Creston Classic Rodeo is accepting applications for this year’s queen and junior queen contest June 11 at Creston Rodeo Grounds, Highway 229 and Swayze Road. For more information, visit wwwcrestonclassicrodeo.org.
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