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Vol. 12, Special Issue 9 (2023)

Clinical management of snakebite in dogs: Case study

Author(s):
HK Ratre, SK Mait, Shraddha Sinha, Neeti Bante, I Raj, R Dewagan, MO Kalim and KR Baghel
Abstract:
The study was conducted on three dogs presented in TVCC Durg, with the history of frequent salivation, edematous swelling at facial region and completed recumbent. Physiological examination revealed two fang marks on their body and there was increased body temperature, heartbeat, pulse and respiration rate. Hematological examination was performed showing reduced haemoglobin and neutrophilia, leukocytopenia. On the basis of clinical examination snake bite was confirmed. Polyvalent snake antivenom was given along with other supportive treatment. All the dogs recovered after treatment within 4 to 5 hours. In conclusion immediate treatment with polyvalent anti-snake venom is effective and prognosis is favorable.
Pages: 647-649  |  97 Views  57 Downloads
How to cite this article:
HK Ratre, SK Mait, Shraddha Sinha, Neeti Bante, I Raj, R Dewagan, MO Kalim and KR Baghel. Clinical management of snakebite in dogs: Case study. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(9S): 647-649.
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