Vol. 9, Special Issue 12 (2020)
Cobra envenomation and its management in a Doberman dog: A case report
PK Ramkumar, S Yogeshpriya, M Saravanan, K Kannan and S Senthilkumar
Snake envenomation are frequently presented to veterinary practitioners in all around the world. In dogs, most of the snake bites are noticed in the head and neck and also in limbs by playing and attacking nature of the dogs. A 12 years old female Doberman was presented to the Small Animal Emergency Unit of Veterinary Clinical Complex, VCRI, Orathanadu with a history of snake bite. Animal on lateral recumbency, edema in face, frothy salivation and fang mark near muzzle. It was diagnosed as Cobra envenomation based on the snake identification. The hematological parameters showed anemia and neutrophilia. Elevated Creatinine level in serum biochemistry. Dog was treated by polyvalent anti-snake venom and oxygen supplementation and supportive with tetanus toxoid, antibiotic. Dog shoed uneventful recovery.
How to cite this article:
PK Ramkumar, S Yogeshpriya, M Saravanan, K Kannan and S Senthilkumar. Cobra envenomation and its management in a Doberman dog: A case report. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2020; 9(12S): 77-78.