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Terrifying moment as golden retriever suffers seizures but luckily friend comes to its rescue

Terrifying moment as golden retriever suffers seizures but luckily friend comes to its rescue

A Catahoula dog named Roxy just knew what to do when its friend, a golden retriever, Laker, began suffering seizures.

Dogs are actually more intelligent than we give them credit for and a recent reaction of a dog just proved that. A Catahoula dog named Roxy just knew what to do when a golden retriever, Laker, began suffering seizures.

The terrifying moment captured on a home surveillance camera was uploaded on Twitter this week. While the best of us would tremble or freeze during such a crisis, Roxy did not. Instead, the pooch knew exactly what to do in order to control the seizures.

In the comment section, people lauded Roxy for its quick-thinking and compassionate nature. "Wonderful! Extroadinary how dogs think and act. Psychological wise these animals are way ahead us humans. When facing problems or troubles I often ask myself this question: What would my dogs do. And the answer usually ends up into a great solution. #throughtmydogseyes," explained @Primeforpaws.



 

 

"OMG that's absolutely % amazing to see how Roxy's reaction to help Laker during the seizure is alerted so quickly! Blessings to these beautiful dogs!!" wrote another. While a third wished that they had a companion like Roxy for their pet. "Ohhh I wish I had a Roxy for my Shadow, she had seizures too. It was hard to watch, acupuncture helped a lot. She passed at 15 yrs old. I hope Laker is doing good. Sending dog hugs," read the comment. 

There were some who opened up about their own experiences with their pets. "Yea....my dog has seizures. He has epilepsy. He has grand mal seizures and focal seizures, and none of them look like that. Also....he never 'snaps out of then' that quick. So.....I woukd have to say.....that dog is NOT having a seizure," shared one.

"So 25 years ago I had a Kelpie that had seizures. She had them for about 3 years then a new medication came out. She never had them again after that. See a vet and make sure there is nothing they can't give your dog if it is having seizures. Medication should be even better now," noted another



 

Others mentioned how their adorable pooches helped their medical condition. "Bless Laker & Hero Roxy! I have a disease that causes severe vertigo attacks. My chocolate lab senses it every time that I have a vertigo attack. He lays on me, while he tries to hold me down or center me. Somehow he just knows when it’s over. He stays w/me until it stops," wrote one pet parent. 

"My Chocolate Lab, Pippy, knew when I was going to have an asthma exacerbation. He would sit in front of me and stare deep into my eyes until I got out my inhaler. This would stop it from becoming a full-blown attack. He died in 2019 and I’m lost without him," expressed another heartbreakingly. 



 

 

Cover image source: Twitter Screenshot | @theworldofdog

Disclaimer : This is based on sources and we have been unable to verify this information independently.

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