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Eclampsia (Puerperal Tetany) In the Dog

Eclampsia is an acute, life-threatening disease caused by low blood calcium levels (hypocalcaemia) in dogs and more rarely in cats. There is lesser documentation of hypocalcaemia in dogs and cats as compared to cattle (Rowland et al., 1972). Canine Eclampsia, more correctly called Puerperal Tetany, is a startling and dangerous condition brought on by extremely…

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