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Iowa State University Veterinarian

Article Title

Lead Poisoning in Dogs

Collection

Iowa State University Veterinarian Records, RS 22/6/0/9, University Archives, Special Collections Department, Iowa State University, http://www.add.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/arch/rgrp/22-6-0-9.html

Call Number

SF601 V65

Document Type

Article

Abstract

Lead poisoning is seen primarily in dogs less than one year old; the highest percentage of those are less than five months old. Many sources of lead are available to young dogs, although lead-based paint and linoleum are the principal problems. The characteristic clinical signs involve the gastrointestinal system (vomiting, colic and diarrhea), nervous system (hysteria, convulsions and nervousness) or both.

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