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Melatonin For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

Melatonin for dogs is a sedative hormonal supplement that is used to treat many kinds of anxiety, hyperactivity, restlessness, and other conditions. It is generally considered to be safe for dogs with a vet’s recommendation. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
June 29th

Benadryl For Dogs: Dosage, Uses, And Side Effects

Benadryl can treat dogs who suffer from allergies if proper dosage guidelines are followed. Some pet parents also give it to their dogs as a sedative and to reduce noise anxiety from fireworks or thunderstorms. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
June 24th

Neosporin For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

Neosporin for dogs, like humans, can be used to prevent minor infections and offer some pain relief for non-emergency cuts, burns, or scrapes. Neosporin is a brand name of the topical treatment Neomycin-Bacitracin-Polymyxin. Here’s what you should know.

by Maggie Clancy
June 18th

Tramadol For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

Tramadol for dogs is an opioid painkiller drug used to treat pets who’ve gone through surgery, suffer from osteoarthritis, or have pain symptoms from other conditions. It’s one of the few painkillers that’s prescribed to both humans and dogs for treatment. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
May 13th

Kaopectate For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

Kaopectate, also known as kaolin/pectin, is a drug that can be used to treat mild diarrhea in dogs. It’s available over the counter without a prescription, but you must always consult your veterinarian before providing any kind of drug to your dog. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
November 19th

Imodium For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

Imodium is a medication that can be used to treat dogs with diarrhea. Even though it’s sold as an over-the-counter medicine, you shouldn’t give it to your dog unless your veterinarian says it’s safe. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
September 23rd

Metoclopramide For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

Metoclopramide is a drug used to treat nausea, vomiting, and acid reflux in dogs by helping food pass quickly through the upper digestive tract. It causes the muscles of the digestive tract to contract more frequently and pass food and bile that has built up in the stomach.

by Mike Clark
September 11th

Desmopressin For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

Desmopressin for dogs, also known by the brand names DDAVP and Stimate, is a drug primarily used to treat central diabetes insipidus and, sometimes, von Willebrand’s disease. Side effects are uncommon and generally mild. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
September 10th

Enalapril For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

Enalapril is a drug that can be used to treat heart failure and high blood pressure in dogs, as well as other heart conditions and chronic kidney failure. It’s sometimes known by the brand names Enacard and Vasotec. It’s very powerful and can lead to side effects. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
September 9th

Cyproheptadine For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

Cyproheptadine for dogs is an antihistamine used to control allergy symptoms. It’s sometimes known by the brand name Periactin. Side effects of the drug are typically minimal, which can make it useful for dogs who suffer side effects from other antihistamines.

by Mike Clark
September 6th

Should My Dog Get A Flu Shot For Canine Influenza?

With fall coming soon, so does the dreaded “flu season.” If you’re a pet parent, an important question you might ask yourself is, “Does my dog need the flu shot?” The quick answer is maybe; it depends on your dog’s lifestyle and risk of exposure.

by Jean Andrei
September 5th

Rimadyl For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

Rimadyl (carprofen) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) medication used to relieve pain from arthritis and joint diseases in dogs. Because it has fewer side effects than steroids, vets often consider it safer for long-term use. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
September 5th

Ketoconazole For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

Ketoconazole is a drug used to treat fungal infections in dogs. It can also be used to treat Cushing’s disease. It’s a generic form of Nizoral. Other forms of this drug have been created to reduce the number of side effects associated with Ketoconazole. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
September 4th

Can Dogs Have Ibuprofen? Is Ibuprofen Safe For Dogs?

The answer to that question is no, you cannot give ibuprofen to your dog unless your veterinarian specifically instructs you to do so. This includes brand names of ibuprofen, such as Advil, Motrin, and Midol. Overdose of ibuprofen in dogs can be fatal. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
September 3rd

Can I Give My Dog Imodium For Diarrhea?

The answer to that question is yes, you can give Imodium to your dog, but not without consulting your veterinarian. That’s because there are many circumstances where Imodium might actually be harmful to your dog. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
August 30th
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