What happens if a dog eats a poisoned rat? Is rat poison harmful to dogs? Rat and mouse poisons, also known as rodenticides, are products formulated to kill rodents. The chemicals used in these products are often highly toxic to dogs and can cause internal bleeding, kidney failure, organ damage and even death if eaten by your dog.
Can a dog recover from rat poisoning? Living and Management. Bromethalin toxicosis can cause prolonged appetite loss (anorexia); therefore, some dogs will require feeding supplements for a time after initial treatment. It may take several weeks to recover from mild poisoning, and symptoms should be monitored accordingly to avoid further complications.
What should I give my dog after eating rat poison? To treat a dog who has eaten rat poison, a veterinarian will: Induce vomiting within two hours (ideally at a veterinary hospital, but you can do it at home with several teaspoons of hydrogen peroxide). Start treatment with vitamin K, 5 mg per kg of body weight, twice a day for three weeks or longer.
How long does it take for symptoms of rat poison in dogs? Symptoms may take up to 3-5 days to notice unless your dog has been chronically exposed. Most Common Symptoms: Lethargy. Weakness/Collapsing.