SALT TOXICITY IN DOGS
 
Description    Dogs ingesting or administered large amounts of salt can develop signs of salt toxicity.
 
Species   Canine
 
Signs   Abnormal pupillary response to light, Ataxia, Blindness, Decreased mobility of hindlimb joint, Dehydration, Diarrhea, Dullness, Dysmetria, Fever, Forelimb spasms, Hindlimb spasms, Increased respiratory rate, Mydriasis, Polydipsia, Polyuria, Pulse deficiency, Seizures or syncope, Sinus tachycardia, Tachycardia, Trembling, Tremor, Vomiting or regurgitation, Weak pulse
 
References   Pouzot C. Successful treatment of severe salt intoxication in a dog. J Vet Emerg Crit Care 2007;17:294 [Web Reference]
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