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Salmon Poisoning Disease in Dogs

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Treatment

 

Very ill patients will need inpatient treatment. Treatment will involve intravenous fluid therapy to replace lost fluid, antibiotic therapy, and therapy to control diarrhea. Some dogs may also need electrolyte replacement therapy and/or blood transfusions.

 

Living and Management

 

Animals will need to be adequately cared for and proper hygiene will need to be maintained to help the animal return to good health. Your veterinarian may recommend that you keep your dog caged for a short time to prevent overexertion while it is recovering. This will also help you monitor your pet’s progress toward recovery.

 

Prevention

 

The most effective way to prevent SPD in a dog is to preclude it from consuming raw fish.

 

 

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