Lead Poisoning in Dogs

What is lead poisoning?

Lead poisoning is a serious condition that can be fatal to dogs.


The symptoms of lead poisoning in dogs can vary depending on the severity of the poisoning.


The treatment for lead poisoning in dogs depends on the severity of the poisoning. In mild cases, treatment may involve supportive care, such as fluids and electrolytes.

How to prevent

Keep lead-based paint out of reach of dogs.

Where can I get more information

If you are concerned that your dog may have lead poisoning, please contact your veterinarian. 

Long-term effects 

The long-term effects of lead poisoning in dogs can be serious and can include : Brain damage, Kidney damage, etc .

How can I test

There are a number of ways to test your dog for lead poisoning. Your veterinarian can perform a blood test or urine test to check for lead levels.

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