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Vol. 8, Issue 4 (2019)

Medical management of snake envenomation in a Rottweiler dog

Author(s):
Prabhakaran KP
Abstract:
Dogs are most commonly exposed to snake bites while playing in garden or during hunting. A 2 years old Male Rottweiler dog was presented with salivation and swelling in the jowl region. Clinical examination revealed normal temperature, respiratory rate and heart rate. Whole Blood Clotting time was prolonged and haematology revealed neutrophilia. Animal was treated with polyvalent snake venom antiserum, fluids, tetanus toxoid, antibiotics, corticosteroids and diuretics. Animal made uneventful recovery after 5 days. This paper presents successful medical management of snake envenomation in a Rottweiler dog.
Pages: 145-146  |  250 Views  18 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Prabhakaran KP. Medical management of snake envenomation in a Rottweiler dog. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(4):145-146.
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