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Can I divide the k9 advantix dosage according to my dog's body weight?

I just bought K9 Advantix for dogs 10lbs and under for my 3.5lb pomeranian. I'm worried about over-medicating since the dosage is for almost triple his body weight. I read somewhere that you can divide the dosages according to body weight, but I think I read that about frontline. Should I just give him the whole tube or divide it in half? Thanks everyone!

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rAbella

Asked by rAbella at 3:54 PM on Jan. 23, 2011 in Pets

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  • I would wait and contact a vet. U do not want to over medicate your dog.
    dancer

    Answer by dancer at 4:01 PM on Jan. 23, 2011

  • Your aren't supposed to but I do. I never have a problem doing it that way. it's cheaper if you buy for a big dog and divide it for smaller dogs. just make sure you do it right.
    Diana K.

    Answer by Diana K. at 5:06 PM on Jan. 23, 2011

  • if it says 10 pounds and under the dog will be fine. but you can split it into two doses. i've done it numerous times.
    mama2bof2

    Answer by mama2bof2 at 12:27 PM on Jan. 24, 2011

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