Brown Recluse Spider Bites On Dogs Can Cause Kidney Failure.

Published on Jan. 17, 2013
Channel: Dogs Rule
Category: Pets & Animals
Source: Youtube

DOGS BROWN SPIDER BITE.,Brown Recluse Spider Bite Poisoning in Dogs,Venom Toxicosis in Dogs The brown recluse, also known as the "fiddle-back," or "violin" spider on account of the violin-shaped pattern on its back, is a member of the genus Loxosceles reclusa. It is generally found in the Midwest section of the U.S Symptoms and Types destroys red blood cells •May be no symptoms •Local pain and stinging (may last 6--8 hours), followed by itching and soreness •Lesion - white with a dark central scab on an uneven red background; after 2--5 weeks a central scab may slough, leaving a deep, slow healing ulcer that usually kills soft tissue while sparing muscle tissue •Less common - anemia with bloody urine in the first 24 hours •Other possible systemic manifestations within the first 2--3 days after the bite -- fever, chills, rash, weakness, rapid growth of white blood cells, nausea, joint pain