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2. During the Seizure

While it is frustrating to just stand by helplessly while your dog is in the throes of a seizure, the best thing to do is nothing. A distressed dog can bite, and contrary to advice given for seizures in humans, dogs cannot swallow their own tongues. Keep your hands far away from your dog’s mouth. What you can do is reduce any bright light or loud noise. If you can foresee a possible collision, move any furniture that your dog might bump into.

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