In this course:

Presented by Dr. Simon Platt, this course will discuss the management of dogs with difficult to control seizures including the drugs available, the side effects and how to use them. Adjunctive alternative approaches will also be discussed including diet and the use of CBD.

  • The characteristics of seizures in dogs

  • The characteristics of mimics of seizures

  • Causes of seizures

  • When to treat seizures

  • How to treat seizures

Course curriculum

    1. Seizure Management for the Challenging Case- Video Lesson

    2. Seizure Management for the Challenging Case- Quiz

    1. Seizure Management for the Challenging Case Presentation Slides

About this course

  • Free
  • 3 lessons
  • 1.5 hours of video content
This course is brought to you by Relief Rover with the expert advice of Dr. Simon Platt and is sponsored by Stratocyte.


Simon Platt


Dr. Simon Platt qualified from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1992; he was then an intern at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph and completed a residency in neurology and neurosurgery in 1998 at the University of Florida. Dr. Platt was a professor of neurology and neurosurgery at the University of Georgia until 2022 and now co-leads the teleneurology team at VetOracle as well as being the Medical Director for Hallmarq Advanced Veterinary Imaging. Dr. Platt has authored or co-authored over 200 journal articles and 50 book chapters and is the co-editor of the BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Neurology and the Manual of Small Animal Neurological Emergencies. Dr. Platt is Past-President of the ACVIM Neurology Specialty, Past chief examiner for the ECVN and Founder member of the South Eastern Veterinary Neurology (SEVEN) group in the USA. Currently, Simon also serves as Editor in Chief of the NAVC journal Today’s Veterinary Practice. Dr. Platt was made a fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2018 for meritorious contributions to the veterinary profession.