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Eclampsia (puerperal tetany) Owner Factsheet

Canine eclampsia, also sometimes wrongly called "milk fever", is a dangerous condition brought on by low levels of calcium in the blood stream. It is also called hypocalcaemia and puerperal tetany and needs emergency veterinary attention.

Is my dog at risk of eclampsia?

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How would I know if my dog has eclampsia?

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What causes eclampsia?

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Can eclampsia be treated?

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How can eclampsia be prevented?

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