Methaldehyde is an ingredient in slug pellets, which is very poisonous in dogs, primarily affecting the nervous system.
Symptoms and Types
- Excessive panting
- Excessive drooling
- Uncoordinated walking
- Muscle tremors
- Increased sensitivity to light, touch, and/or sounds
- Increased respiration
You will need to give a thorough history of your dog’s health, including the onset and nature of the symptoms, to your vet. The vet will complete a physical examination, as a biochemistry profile and complete blood count, the results of which may be varied.