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Rat Poison and Pets: Diagnosis and Treatment

a hemorrhage in the retina from rodenticide poisoning
In my last post I wrote about rodenticides and the dangers they pose if ingested by our animal companions. This post will describe the clinical signs and treatment of dogs with rodenticide intoxication, including both anticoagulant and vitamin D poisons. The photograph shows a hemorrhage in the retina from rodenticide poisoning. Anticoagulant rodenticides Ingestion of

The Dangers of Rat Poison

Right next door to The Animal Medical Center is Twenty-four Sycamores Playground. A typical New York City playground, it contains swings, a sprinkler, basketball court, and rat poison. There was rat poison application posted on the entry gate about a week ago. Doggy danger Since dogs are not allowed in the playground, the sign was