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can my dog take naproxen for joint pain

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can my dog take naproxen for joint pain
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Loretta replied 5 years ago.

Good Morning and welcome to Just answer. I am Dr. Loretta, a licensed veterinarian and I am happy to answer your question.

No this medication is toxic to dogs. The only safe OTC pain reliever is aspirin at 5 mg per pound every 12 hrs I would also recommend giving a daily supplement of Glucosamine/Chondroitin which will add lubrication to the joints and decrease pain.

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Sincerely, Dr. Loretta

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