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Can Doxycycline be used to treat an ear infection in a dog

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Can Doxycycline be used to treat an ear infection in a dog? If so, how many mg's per pound?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Lazarcheff replied 4 years ago.
Hello,

Probably not the best for chronic ear infections, but may be better than nothing. I can't tell you to give any medication to an animal I have not examined, but I can tell you that the dose of doxycycline in the canine is 5 mg per kg every 12 hours. or about 20mg perXXXXX Kevin
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Can you prescribe the cephalexin 500mg 56 tablets?
Expert:  Dr. Lazarcheff replied 4 years ago.
Hi again,

No I can't prescribe any medication for an animal I have not specifically examined. Sorry.
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