One of our primary concerns when traveling with our dogs is their safety and comfort, especially if they might fly in the cargo area of the plane. So should you sedate your dog if you’re traveling with them by plane? The quick answer is no, and there are many reasons why.
Gabapentin can be used for dogs as a treatment for seizures or chronic pain by amplifying the effects of other medications. It may also be known by the brand name Neurontin. Here is what you should know.
Melatonin for dogs is a sedative hormonal supplement that is used to treat many kinds of anxiety, hyperactivity, restlessness, and other conditions. Here’s what you should know.
Spring has sprung, and it’s time to start your spring cleaning. That’s especially true if you have items around the house that can hurt your dog if you don’t get rid of them or replace them.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a drug, Pexion, for use in reducing dogs’ stress and keeping pets calm during occasions where they’ll be exposed to loud noises. Here’s what you should know.
The FDA obtained data showing that some pets who were treated with flea and tick prevention pills and chewables from the brands Bravecto, Nexgard, and Simparica experienced “neurological adverse events,” which include muscle tremors, seizures, and ataxia.
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.
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.
The answer to that question is no, you cannot give your dog Tylenol unless your veterinarian specifically instructs you to do so. Tylenol can cause serious side effects in dogs, even in small doses, and the results can be fatal.
Fortunately, you can give your dog Benadryl if your veterinarian recommends it, but the correct dosage depends on a few factors. You must consult your veterinarian before giving your dog Benadryl or any other medication, even over-the-counter drugs.
The answer to that question is no, you cannot give Advil to your dog unless your veterinarian specifically instructs you to do so. Advil is highly toxic to dogs, and veterinarians rarely recommend it due to the high potential for disastrous side effects.
The answer to that question is no, you cannot give aspirin to your dog unless your veterinarian specifically instructs you to do so. This is because it is very easy to accidentally give your dog too much aspirin, as the difference between a proper dose and an overdose is quite small.
The answer to that question is technically yes, you can give Pepto Bismol to your dog to treat their tummy troubles, but NOT without asking your veterinarian, first.
The answer is a simple and emphatic NO. Aleve is extremely toxic for dogs, and even a small dose can cause life-threatening side effects.
The short answer is yes, you can give your dog Tums for digestion issues and it may provide temporary relief, even though it almost certainly isn’t the most effective choice for treatment.
Enalapril is a drug that can be used to treat heart failure and high blood pressure in dogs, as well as several other heart conditions and chronic kidney failure. Here’s what you should know.
Cyproheptadine for dogs, sometimes known by the brand name Periactin, is an antihistamine used to control allergy symptoms. Here’s what you should know.
Rimadyl (carprofen) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) medication used to relieve pain from arthritis and joint diseases in dogs. Here’s what you should know.
Ketoconazole is a drug used to treat fungal infections in dogs. It can also be used to treat Cushing’s disease. Here’s what you should know.
Digoxin is a drug that is used to treat congestive heart failure in dogs, as well as other heart diseases and conditions. Here’s what you should know.
Fluconazole is an anti-fungal medication that is often used to treat yeast fungal infections in dogs. Here is what you should know.