Med. Weter. 68 (12), 762-764, 2012

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Wojciechowski M.
Clinical case of chloralose intoxication in a dog
Chloralose is a compound often used as a rodenticide and has central nervous system effects of excitation and depression. The clinical features of chloralose poisoning depend on the ingested dose. The objectives of this study were to detail the clinical signs, treatment and prognosis of chloralose intoxication in a dog. The clinical signs were hypothermia, seizures, ataxia, salivation and coughing. Treatment was supportive and symptomatic. The prognosis of chloralose intoxication is good, provided that a symptomatic treatment is instituted early.
Key words: chloralose, dog, toxicosis