Serotonin syndrome in dogs is a rare but severe condition where the body has an excess amount of the neurotransmitter serotonin from ingesting toxic levels of dog antidepressant medication.

What Causes Serotonin Syndrome in Canines?

Serotonin syndrome is usually diagnosed based on the history of ingestion of a drug or supplement that affects serotonin levels and clinical signs related to the condition.

Serotonin Pathophysiology Explained Serotonin is a neurotransmitter in the brain (central nervous system) of humans and animals. It works to regulate pain sensation, behavior, and body temperature.

Recovery and Prognosis of Serotonin Syndrome in Canine