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Can a dog really predict an epileptic seizure?

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  • Barrow, Karen. "Seizure Dogs Don't Respond to Epilepsy?" New York Daily News. 16 Aug 2007. http://nydailynews.healthology.com/epilepsy/epilepsy-treatment/ article4847.htm
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  • Epilepsy Foundation http://www.epilepsyfoundation.org/epilepsyusa/aboutseizuredogs.cfm
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