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Q. So I found a rat dead in my dogs water bowl ...we used rat poison bait and im wondering if my dog can get sick from drinking the water. if she did..

Answered By
DR. JENNIFER LADD, DVM

A. Yes your dog could get very sick from this. I recommend taking her into a veterinarian for a coagulation panel and administration of vitamin K. Even if your dog did not ingest the redemptive side the vitamin K would be a good precautionary. Rat poison affects their ability to clot and so as you can imagine it can be very dangerous.


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