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Excess Calcium in the Blood in Dogs

It is important not to give your dog too much calcium. Death can occur

When dogs ingest calcium supplements in large amounts, it can result in electrolyte changes (e.g., transiently elevated calcium blood levels).


  • Nausea
  • Addison's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Excessive thirst or urination
  • Weakness
  • Acute kidney failure / Kidney Disease
  • Tremors

It is possible for the dog to get Hypercalcemia, the symptoms include:

  • Lethargy
  • Polyuria (frequent urination)
  • Polydypsia (increased thirst)
  • Vomiting and diarrhea
  • General state of weakness
  • Swelling of the lymph nodes
  • Fever
  • Increased blood sugar
  • Dehydration
  • Sudden collapse and coma