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Cane Toads and Dogs - Jordan Dog Training

Cane Toads and Dogs

Are Toads Poisonous to Dogs? Can Dogs Die From Biting a Toad?

Cane toads can kill dogs. Due to the toad’s natural defence mechanism, the toxins they release can cause serious health issues to dogs and they are considered highly poisonous.

At this time of year, cane toads are prolific. This can be a major challenge for those of us that have dogs, especially those dogs with a high prey drive. Dogs are often drawn to chase cane toads, and they may lick, nose-nudge or pick up cane toads in their mouth.

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Everything you need to know about BLOAT (GDV)

Bloat is a life-threatening condition which many dog owners are unaware of. It involves the stomach twisting, which creates an obstruction to major blood vessels and limits the heart’s ability to pump blood, damaging vital organs.

Bloat is a veterinary emergency.

Any symptoms should not be taken lightly with a “wait and see” approach. The longer it takes to see a vet, the less likely it is that your dog will survive. Death can be the result in just a few hours without appropriate treatment.

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