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Vine snake (Thelotornis capensis) bite in a dog : clinical communication

J. Otto, R. Blaylock
Journal of the South African Veterinary Association | Vol 74, No 1 | a497 | DOI: | © 2003 J. Otto, R. Blaylock | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 25 June 2003 | Published: 25 June 2003

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A vine snake bite in a dog is reported. There was continued minor bleeding from the assumed nose bite site for 4 days. Currently manufactured snakebite antivenom is not effective against vine snake bites and treatment is supportive.


Canine; Consumption Coagulopathy; Dog; Thelotornis; Vine Snake


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