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Is bromadiolone toxic to dogs?

Is bromadiolone toxic to dogs?

The “second-generation” anticoagulants (brodifacoum, bromadiolone, difethiolone) are highly toxic to nontarget species (dogs, cats, livestock, or wildlife) after a single feeding.

What happens if a dog eats bromadiolone?

Signs of poisoning in dogs can include bleeding from the mouth and nose, internal bleeding, bruising, bloody urine and stool, hypothermia, depression, lack of appetite, muscle weakness and pain, difficulty breathing, seizures, coma, and death.

How much bromadiolone is lethal to dogs?

Based on clinical cases, the minimum toxic dose is 0.5-3 mg/kg and the minimum lethal dose is 4.5 mg/kg. Real life cases differ dramatically from the technical LD50 of 88 mg/kg in the dog. The trigger dose for treatment in the dog is greater than or equal to 0.1 mg/kg.

How long does it take bromadiolone to kill a dog?

Symptoms for poison containing Zinc Phosphide will show between 1–12 hours. The symptoms of anticoagulants containing bromadiolone or warfarin may not show up for two days to a week, but if copious amounts are ingested, signs of poisoning will be apparent within the first 24 hours.

Can a dog survive Bromadiolone?

Bromadiolone is a toxic rodenticide used in products to kill mice and rats. Since bromadiolone is highly toxic, an exposed dog can begin to show signs of toxicity in a just few days. There is an antidote, however, but time is of the essence in treating bromadiolone poisoning before it becomes fatal.

Why is Bromadiolone banned?

I have some very good news: EPA is banning a group of rat poisons known to be especially dangerous for children, pets and wildlife. Apparently, the agency got tired of waiting for the manufacturer of d-CON mouse- and rat-killing products to voluntarily follow their safety guidelines.

Can a dog survive bromadiolone?

How much Vitamin K do I give my dog for rat poison?

Dose: Vitamin K1 should be administered at 3 to 5 mg/kg PO divided Q 12 H with a fatty meal to enhance absorption. Duration of administration: Short-acting anticoagulants (warfarin and pindone): 14 days.