Articles Home

Current Articles | RSS Feed RSS Feed

Rodenticide Toxicity



Rodenticide toxicity is the accidental ingestion of products used to kill rodents such as mice, rats and gophers. Poisoning is most commonly caused by ingestion of a product containing one of the following ingredients: bromethalin, cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3), strychnine, zinc phosphide or anticoagulant (warfarin, fumarin, chlorophacinone, diphacinone, pindone, bromadiolone, brodaficoum).

The affect on the animal will depend on the type of poison ingested and the amount. Bleeding disorders, neurologic problems, gastrointestinal distress or kidney failure can occur. Without treatment, rodenticide toxicity can be fatal.

Diagnosis and Treatment Notes:

  • Rodenticide toxicity is generally diagnosed by bloodwork, urinalysis and clotting tests. In some cases, examination and testing of the stomach contents may be beneficial.
  • Treatment depends on the type of toxin ingested, severity of the disease, your individual pet, and your veterinarian. If ingestion was recent, inducing vomiting is often recommended followed by administration of activated charcoal. Intravenous fluids, blood transfusion, muscle relaxants, medications for kidney failure or brain swelling or vitamin K therapy may be necessary, depending on the specific toxin ingested . Discuss treatment details when your pet is diagnosed with this condition.

What to Watch for*:

  • Lethargy
  • Bleeding
  • Loss of appetite
  • Vomiting and/or diarrhea
  • Increased thirst or urination
  • Incoordination
  • Difficulty walking
  • Collapse
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Seizures
  • Coma

*Please notify us if you notice any of the above signs or if you have any questions!


Good post.
Posted @ Monday, March 24, 2014 6:26 AM by Jolly
terimakasih atsa info nya gan , selamat siang semuanya , thantk u very much much much ;)
Posted @ Tuesday, April 01, 2014 11:32 PM by obat infeksi saluran kemih
A coupon code comprises of certain phrases and words that are required to be entered in apt chanel replica subject while searching for the products that one desire buying. Apart from turning it easy for one to spot the exact item that one desires hermes replica buying, target coupons also ensure that one goes a long way in getting some effective and long term savings. However, it is extremely compulsory for the buyers to know that these little pieces of savings come with an replica chanel expiry date. Buyers must apply these coupon codes before these they get expired. One must first check out that whether the coupon applied is valid or not. If the coupon is not valid then the entire shopping done by you will get futile. You will either have to leave everything in the shopping cart or will be required to pay full price for the same. One must louis vuitton replica subscribe them over the personal email IDs so as to get regular updates regarding them. 
Posted @ Thursday, September 18, 2014 3:52 AM by vv
This web site is unquestionably fascinating and as well beneficial. I've picked out a great deal of fascinating things from the jawhorse. I’d adore an extra chance all the time. Best wishes! 
Posted @ Friday, October 24, 2014 2:29 AM by Puritans Pride Coupon
Post Comment
Website (optional)

Allowed tags: <a> link, <b> bold, <i> italics

7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
For after hours emergency care 217 877-4393

Follow Me