During a Seizure
The most important thing that you can do when your dog has a seizure is to stay calm. Most seizures are brief, although they may not seem like it while you are watching your precious pup have one. It's important to remember that most veterinarians believe that dogs, like people, are not in any pain during their seizures. If they are conscious, they may be confused or scared but they are not in pain. Your primary goal while they are having a seizure is to be sure that they don't hurt themselves.
When your dog regains consciousness he may want to pace. This is a normal part of the post ictal period. Find a place that is as safe as possible and let him pace it off. This is not part of the seizure, but rather the period of time that your dog's body is returning to normal. For some dogs this will be very short and for others it can be 24 hours or more.
Most dogs are very hungry after a seizure and feeding small amounts of food (be sure that he is able to swallow) may help to calm him down.
Berendt, M, Clinical
Neurology in Small Animals-Localization, Diagnosis and Treatment
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