Dorothy Wills-Raftery

Dorothy, also known as the “FiveSibesMom,”  is an award-winning author, including books and many articles on Canine Epilepsy, inspired by her journey with her Epi-dog, a Siberian Husky named “Gibson” who was diagnosed with idiopathic Canine Epilepsy at age 3. Dorothy is also the creator and author of the FiveSibes™ blog, writer and host of the FiveSibes “The Sibe Vibe” Dog Works Radio show, founder of the #LiveGibStrong K-9 Epilepsy Awareness and educational campaign, a K9 Epilepsy Advocate since 2009, and a Purple Day® Ambassador since 2012. For more info, visit:

Dorothy has now partnered with The Anita Kaufmann Foundation on the development of the FiveSibes™️ #LiveGibStrong K-9 Epilepsy Awareness & Educational Campaign’s new #Paws4Purple program (launching on March 26, 2018) that offers the public free information and important resources on Canine Epilepsy. For more information on #Paws4Purple, and for digital downloads, visit

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