METHIONINE TOXICITY IN DOGS
 
Description    Methionine given to dogs to acidify urine or accidentally ingested can be toxic.
 
Species   Canine
 
Signs   Abnormal breath odor, Abnormal proprioceptive positioning, Anorexia, Ataxia, Constant or increased vocalization, Diarrhea, Disoriented, Dullness, Dysmetria, Dyspnea, Excitement, Generalized weakness, Hyperesthesia, Increased respiratory rate, Paraparesis, Polydipsia, Seizures or syncope, Trembling, Tremor, Vomiting or regurgitation
 
References   Hickey MC. Retrospective evaluation of methionine intoxication associated with urinary acidifying products in dogs: 1,525 cases (20012012). J Vet Emerg Crit Care 2015;25:640 [Web Reference]
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