Jasper the Dog Had a Seizure -- Plz help pay for blood tests

Jasper the Dog Had a Seizure -- Plz help pay for blood tests

From Bentley Storlie

We've had a heck of a morning! I woke up to my dog having fallen off the couch yelping and having a seizure. I am autistic and Jasper works as my emotional support dog. For right now, we need to pay for the blood tests.

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I'm hoping this seizure was just a one-off thing.  But I still need to pay for the blood tests to find out what might be wrong.

I have autism, and Jasper has been my Emotional Support Animal for four years.  He's done a good job, helping me stay grounded, get outside and be active, try new things, and he'll accompany me to social events if they allow dogs.  I don't know what I would do without him.  He is very smart, and we enjoy hiking at the big dog park on the Mississippi.

At 7am, I woke up to Jasper falling off the couch and yelping, having urinated and defecated on himself.  He was violently paddling and convulsing, yelping the whole time.  After moving a stool he got tangled up in, I grabbed a blanket from the couch to try to cushion his head from hitting furniture, and that was when he stopped convulsing.  I don't think it was more than a minute.

We went to the vet, and they didn't see anything immediately wrong with him, but they did do blood tests to see if his levels were off.

Update: Heard back from the vet.  All Jasper's tests were normal.  He's been behaving pretty normally, so all that's left to do is keep an eye out.

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