Can a spider harm a dog?

Spider envenomation in dogs occurs when a spider, possessing toxic venom, inflicts a bite upon a dog. The toxin from the venom causes severe inflammation that requires immediate medical attention. Are house spiders dangerous to dogs? Fortunately, most household spiders are harmless and pose no risk to your pet. A few, though, have toxic bites …

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How do you treat a spider bite on a dog?

How do you tell if your dog has been bitten by a spider? Look for the following symptoms that your dog or cat has been bitten by a spider: Limping or holding one leg off of the floor. Swelling, redness or frequent scratching. “Bulls Eye” mark or blister. Weakness, lethargy or increased heart rate. Diarrhea …

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