How do dogs predict their owners' epileptic seizures?

19.07.2019

Photo: A Golden Retriever on a couch; Copyright: panthermedia.net/NatashaFedorova

An Epilepsy warning dog notices a few minutes before the seizure that such a situation is imminent and shows this to the epileptic by e.g. nudging him or laying down his paw. Researchers at the University of Ghent now want to investigate in more detail how well this prediction works.