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is there a cure for syringa berry poisoning

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is there a cure for syringa berry poisoning
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Loretta replied 6 years ago.
Good Morning!

There is a cure for this toxin only if the exposure is slight and if treatment is instituted immediately. This toxin elicits a neurotoxic effect and is so lethal that as little as 15 gms will kill a 70 pound dog. Since your dog is a smaller breed, the prognosis is not as good. With treatment, your dog will either improve or die within 24 hrs.

Like I said before, this can be treated but it is extremely lethal.

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