Luckily the majority of animals that are sprayed will be fine except for having a potent smell for days to over a week. After being sprayed most pets will act as if they are blinded and will have increased tear production and often a generalized red color to the eyes. Often you will see your pet pawing at its face and nose.
Seizures can have a number of causes, including toxins, low blood sugar, low calcium, kidney or liver problems, blood clots to the brain or “strokes,” infectious diseases, inflammation of or around the brain, cancer, epilepsy, and trauma. In pets that are predisposed to having seizures, stress and different medications can also cause seizures. As well, seizures can also result from stopping certain medications.
In this installment of Vet Tips, Dr. Tripp Stewart discusses Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus in detail.