ALUMINUM TOXICITY IN DOGS
 
Description    Dogs had neurologic signs caused by a gastric aluminum foreign body or by ingestion of aluminum-based phosphate binders in the diet.
 
Species   Canine
 
Signs   Abnormal forelimb reflexes, Abnormal hindlimb reflexes, Anorexia, Ataxia, Blindness, Coma, Dullness, Dysmetria, Generalized weakness, Inability to stand, Seizures or syncope, Tetraparesis, Trembling, Tremor
 
References   Segev G. Aluminum Toxicity Following Administration of Aluminum-Based Phosphate Binders in 2 Dogs with Renal Failure. J Vet Intern Med 2008;22:1432 [Web Reference]
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