Tuesday, January 17, 2012

“I’d like to raise awareness"

“It’s very scary, very alarming to people,” Dr. Sara Gray said, Pursuit’s veterinarian at Franklin Veterinary Clinic. About a dozen animals at the clinic are medicated for seizures, she added. “I think it’s just the scariness of watching their animals go through seizures like that.” 
Both Gray and McLean have seen dog owners decide to euthanize their epileptic dogs, before getting the combination of diet and medication right. 
“It’s a very overwhelming disease,” McLean said. She gestured toward her computer, where she found a support network online of other dog owners dealing with the same issue. “Honestly, every week someone is putting their dog to sleep.”

Read more: http://www.milforddailynews.com/news/x2062851824/Dogged-determination-in-Franklin#ixzz1jiGPrTtR

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