According to Drs. Foster and Smith, dachshunds are a breed of dog that have a higher tendency to suffer from epileptic seizures compared to other dog breeds. The breed can inherit epilepsy from family lineage that passes... More »

Multiple factors can trigger a seizure, including sleep deprivation, fever, substance use, stress and flashing lights, according to The Epilepsy Foundation. Some patients find that a specific time of day can spark a seiz... More »

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Tegretol and Carbatrol are common medications for partial, generalized tonic-clonic and mixed seizures, according to WebMD. Physicians often prescribe another drug, Zarontin, for absence seizures. More »

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Pitbull-type dogs are the breed most frequently associated with serious bites, but Rottweilers and German Shepherd Dogs also frequently top lists of biting breeds, notes the American Veterinary Medical Association. Asses... More »

Any dog breed can howl, but some breeds, such as bloodhounds, Siberian huskies and Alaskan Malamutes, are more likely to do so. Dogs howl as a form of communication or in response to certain sounds. More »

The American Kennel Club provides a list of recognized dog breeds, along with the history and distinguishing characteristics of the breed, at AKC.org/dog-breeds/. Another breed registry, the United Kennel Club, has its o... More »

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Although pit bulls, German shepherds, chow chows, Rottweilers and dobermans frequently are considered the most aggressive breeds of dogs, any dog of any breed can be aggressive. Research shows that training and socializa... More »