Stroke symptoms dogs

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Avatar n tn Many owners confuse the symptoms of a stroke in humans to a stroke in dogs. In fact, they are quite different.
Avatar n tn Yes dogs can have strokes, but it is rare. If she's showing no other signs/symptoms then I wouldn't be too concerned about a stroke.. Other symptoms are head tilt, turning the wrong way when called, lethargy, vision and balance problems, incontinence, and more.. Does she have any underlying conditions that you know of? ie kidney or heart disease, diabetes, thyroid issues, recent head trauma, high blood pressure all increase risk of strokes.
338734 tn?1377160168 Went to hospital ER due to stroke symptoms. Had CT and MRI as well as bubble echo. Suggestion of shunt. To follow up with TEE.
Avatar n tn Agree to test cholesteral based on history of stroke symptoms
Avatar m tn head tilted to side, one eye not focused, not blinking as much, trouble walking. The older two are female and are being treated with Prednizone, which is definitely helping. The youngest one began exhibiting today, will see the vet tomorrow. I looked at RoundUp as the cause, but it doesn't seem to fit the bill. Any thoughts?
Avatar m tn Canine Stroke Recovery Dog's suffer from brain strokes just as we do. However the chances of complete recovery are greater. Find out about canine stroke recovery period and how to look after your dog post attack... Dogs usually suffer from strokes only after they are over 8 years of age, unless there is something drastically wrong with the dog's health. Strokes never do come with a warning and often just happen without any prior signs.
667923 tn?1421462724 I have been experiencing intense pain,numbness on the whole left side of body. The weakness has been so bad that I can't even move my left hand or foot.I felt like a 40lb. weight was laying on my hand and foot to keep it from moving. I felt like I was having a stroke and after doing research on it, I did. Maybe it was an Ischemic attack or TIA. I have had 3 or 4 of these attacks and don't want to wind up having a full blown STROKE.
Avatar n tn s death was heat stroke. Your dog was exhibiting abnormal symptoms prior to being left outside. She had increased drinking while she was still indoors in the air conditioning. Increased drinking can be signs of over heating of course, but it is also caused by diabetes, hyperadrenocorticism, kidney disease, pyometra, toxin ingestion and more. I am sorry that I cannot be more definitive about her cause of death.
Avatar f tn Thinking I had a stroke or anurysm or something.
3670518 tn?1351646155 I have very limited experience with stroke in dogs, but the way your dog recovered suggests to me it was not a stroke. Given you dog was receiving hospital level treatment I think you should ask the vet involved in that treatment.
1474856 tn?1288289049 numbness or weakness in the face, arm, or leg, especially on one side of the body; confusion or difficulty in talking or understanding speech; trouble seeing in one or both eyes; and difficulty with walking, dizziness, or loss of balance and coordination. I have this all the time, but the Dr's just keep saying it is just migraine. I am so worried about feeling like this constantly, but i encountered a problem when i tried to see a new Dr within the Henry Ford health system.
Avatar f tn Hi. What to say, other than that 18yrs is an extraordinarily good age. She is a very elderly lady. I have a crossbreed who breathes heavy during the night (actually whenever he's in deep sleep). I wouldn't worry too much. Older dogs sleep alot and certainly aren't as perky as younger dogs. Just imagine a human that's 88yrs old ... as that's the human equivalent for a Jack Russell. Walking sideways is another issue.
Avatar f tn Reasons for Coughing: OK, For starters, you need to rule out Heart Problems....The xray will not only show the heart, but also the lungs...This is important.... With Heart Disease, the weak heart cannot pump as well...Fluid builds into the lungs causing the cough..The cough is usually MOIST like they're choking on congestion...Actually, they are...The cough is worse in the mornings & during periods of running, playing & excitement....Fluid will show in an x ray of the lungs.....
Avatar m tn his passed within a week, some dogs have it longer, but it resembles signs of a stroke to a T. And is very common in older dogs. their whole equalibrium (sp?) is off.
Avatar f tn Hyperthermia If your dog has been under the scorching sun and appears to be panting, weak, has dark red gums then he or she may have hyperthermia, better known as heat stroke. These dogs exhibit high rectal temperatures and need to be cooled quickly in a tub of cool water, making sure the dog gets wet near the belly and inside of legs. Dogs with heat stroke should be seen by their vet promptly.
469720 tn?1388146349 Stroke Risk Factors Some stroke risk factors are hereditary. Others are a function of natural processes. Still others result from a person's lifestyle. You can't change factors related to heredity or natural processes, but those resulting from lifestyle or environment can be modified with the help of a healthcare professional. Fortunately, most risk factors are under our control What risk factors for stroke can't be changed?
Avatar n tn I woke up this morning at 6am and came downstairs to find my 12 year old dalmation suffering from some sort of stroke or seizure. She couldnt stand and was in real discomfort, her eyes moving very fast from side to side.After ringing vet after vet i got in touch with some one 45mins away and was told to take her to the Animal Hospital. When i arrived and the vet done several checks she told me it was not good news and the best option was to have her put to sleep.
Avatar n tn There could be any number of things that are causing this - from canine MS to a stroke - a mild stroke. If it was a stroke, he could have physiotherapy. Is it possible it could be arthritis? Did he have X rays? Arthritis can be treated and controlled (our Akita has it). The only person who can determine this is a vet. Have you tried asking Dr. Cheng on this website? I've heard she is quite good.
1204073 tn?1265628271 It doesn't sound like you were at fault. It's not uncommon for dogs to die around that age. He could have had a stroke, heart attack, etc. The owners could have an autopsy done to find out for sure.
Avatar f tn I had an ischematic stroke in August 2006, when aged 51, and since then have suffered numerous neurological 'episodes' which were initially diagnosed by the local hospital as TIA's (mini-strokes) but which I'm now informed are a rare kind of migraine.
Avatar f tn She could have had a stroke. Dogs don't generally have heart attacks, but they do have strokes, and her symptoms fit that. A stroke is sudden, and it can happen to a seemingly healthy dog,especially an older dog. It is something that would not have been due to anyone's action or inaction. I'm sorry for your loss.
436837 tn?1293793226 You do right to limit the time laying in the sun. Dogs can easily get heat stroke and heat exhaustion and dehydration. Basking in the sun when it gets TOO hot is not a very good idea. I've caught my dog doing it sometimes....but most of the time she knows when she's had enough and moves automatically to the shade. A question. Just a thought. Does your dog stick close by you when you're outside? Mine is inclined to. If I am in the sun she'll come and sit or lay near me.
Avatar n tn First symptoms, Emergency room Doctor ruled out stroke and thyriod and B12 deficiency. Order MRI Felt like a really bad sunburn when anything touch me.
612551 tn?1450022175 The Golden suffered a stroke in August of 2008 and it took considerable effort to get him back on his feet. The stroke seems to have been a spinal stroke, and I assume is not related to the deafness. In fact the onset of near total deafness came on very suddenly about two months ago, well over 6 months since the Golden was last exposed to loud barking during play.
795414 tn?1240416459 Was worried that I may be having a stroke due to symptoms lasting so long. I just took it easy and slept as much as I could.
350555 tn?1196587877 Well, I feel like I have symptoms of a stroke. Today my left side of my face and my left hand and fingers feel like they are tingling. More like pins and needles. I feel this on the left side of my body. Pins and needle feeling down my left arm, and my face on the left side and cheek is really tingling. I go see the Dr. this next week. I have had symptoms like this before and it comes and goes. I do have an anxiety disorder, but I don't consciously feel as though I'm having anxiety....
2030769 tn?1343647674 Please Google "Heat Stroke in Dogs" ASAP........If the description fits, please seek medical treatment Now!! This can be fatal quickly...... Actually, don't even take the time to google.....Head to your nearest Emergency Center with your friend.....Good luck, I hope it all turns out for him/her.......