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Can I give Pen-aqueous for a uti in a 55# chesapeake bay retriever

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Can I give Pen-aqueous for a uti in a 55# XXXXX bay retriever female? If so, for how many days?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 6 years ago.

I would not use injectable Penicillin for a UTI, but if you are going to then I'd give it every 3 days and give 3 injections (10 days).

I would want to culture the urine to see what bug we're dealing with and also check an ultrasound or x-ray to make sure we don't have bladder stones that are predisposing her to getting recurrent infections.

I hope this helps, let me know if you have any other questions.
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