Raisin toxicity ; case study

Case History Article by Laurinda Morris, DVM

This week I had the first case in history of raisin toxicity ever seen at MedVet.

My patient was a 56 pound, 5 yr old male neutered lab mix who ate half a canister of raisins sometime between 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM on Tuesday. He started with vomiting, diarrhea and shaking about 1AM on Wednesday but the owner didn’t call my emergency service until 7AM. Continue reading Raisin toxicity ; case study

Raisin toxicity

Raisin Toxicity

Around 1989, the APCC ( Animal Poison Control Center) began noticing a trend in dogs who had eaten grapes or raisins: Nearly all developed acute renal (kidney) failure. …In all of the cases, the ingredients for potential acute renal failure were the same. ” Continue reading Raisin toxicity