HERBICIDE 2,4-DICHLOROPHENOXYACETIC ACID TOXICITY IN DOGS
 
Description    Dogs developed clinical signs after exposure to the herbicide 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid.
 
Species   Canine
 
Signs   Abnormal proprioceptive positioning, Anorexia, Ataxia, Conjunctival, scleral, injection, Conjunctival, scleral, redness, Dullness, Dysmetria, Excessive salivation, Forelimb spasms, Generalized weakness, Hepatosplenomegaly, Hindlimb spasms, Hypertonia of muscles, myotonia, Inability to stand, Increased respiratory rate, Melena or occult blood in feces, stools, Pain on external abdominal pressure, Pale, Vomiting or regurgitation
 
References   Chen AV. Confirmed 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid Toxicosis in a Dog. JAAHA 2010;46:43 [Web Reference]
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