Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

Buffered Aspirin

My golden retriever is 11 years old and has a hard time getting around like he use to. I had read that you can give dogs buffered aspirin and was wondering if anyone else has tried this. How much can I give him (hes 125 lbs) and how often?

Answer Question

Asked by AvaAndAverysMom at 2:34 PM on Jun. 22, 2011 in Pets

Level 6 (130 Credits)
Answers (5)
  • If no one on here knows, you could always call the local vet's office and ask them :) Good luck getting your answer!

    Answer by lovingmy4babies at 2:41 PM on Jun. 22, 2011

  • Try calling your Vet.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:42 PM on Jun. 22, 2011

  • I would NOT do it unless you ask your vet first.

    Answer by CollinBayleeMom at 3:04 PM on Jun. 22, 2011

  • My vet had me give my dog baby aspirin to help relieve some of her pain, it didn't help much. I gave her two but I can't remember how often. She was 85 pounds. Your best bet is to call the vet. You should also ask about dietary supplements that can help, glucosamine is a good one for joint issues.

    Answer by marshsmom at 4:20 PM on Jun. 22, 2011

  • call your vet and ask them first before giving them anything

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 5:23 PM on Jun. 26, 2011

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.

Next question in Pets
Cat pee help?!!!

Next question overall (General Parenting)
What is one thing....

Recently Bumped in Life & Home
Goodbye Ladies!