RODENTICIDE POISONING - A picture of an animal that died from rat poisoning. Anticoagulant rat poisons such as Warafin interfere with Vitamin K processes and cause uncontrollable internal bleeding.
Symptoms to watch for:
- Pale Gums
- Blood coming out of any orifice (Coughing it up, nose bleeds, etc.)
- Excessive drooling
Veterinarian will induce vomiting. The treatment will be a form of Vitamin K. A blood transfusion is necessary if internal bleeding has begun.