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Dogs Sneezing

Our dog sneezes like crazy sometimes.
Has anyone tried over the counter allergy meds on their dogs?

She's a smaller dog (approx 20-25lbs)

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Asked by MrsDAP at 8:22 PM on Jul. 12, 2011 in Pets

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  • I would call the vet and ask.

    Answer by dancer at 8:22 PM on Jul. 12, 2011

  • I would take extra care in using over the counter allergy meds for pets generally. It really depends on your pet's individual health history and interaction with drugs. The info below may help. It could also be due to a respiratory virus. I would take your pet into Banfield vet center

    (You will still need to see a vet to get a prescription for internet antibiotics)

    Dogs are categorized by three weight class categories; the med is taken 3 times daily, every 8 hours:

    30 pounds and under pets: 10mg
    30-50 pound pets: 25 mg
    50 pounds and over pets: 50mg

    Answer by hellokittykat at 8:43 PM on Jul. 12, 2011

  • P.S. If you're going to try the Benadryl, I would use the children's version or use half (1/2) of a dissolving strip placed in food or in the dog's mouth

    Answer by hellokittykat at 8:45 PM on Jul. 12, 2011

  • your dog may just be prone to sneezing ... but if it is alergys a teaspoon of honey can work and or also child's strength benadril . but in all you should go to the vet and make sure its alergys and not something worse or less intense

    Answer by blinkys11 at 9:18 PM on Jul. 12, 2011

  • You may also want to try these. Maybe shop around for the best prices but these links are just examples.

    Answer by hellokittykat at 12:21 AM on Jul. 13, 2011

  • also depends on the breed. the shorter the nose (pushed in) the more likely a piece of dust of fur might get sucked into the nose and you have sneezing, My one boston is sensitive to a sweet gom tree in the early spring. Rarely do we do anythig for him unless his eyes and nose start to water,

    Answer by Dardenella at 3:22 AM on Jul. 13, 2011

  • its normal dont give meds

    Answer by WHITELIGHTJENNY at 11:08 AM on Jul. 17, 2011

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