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can I give my dog 25mg of benadryl, he weights 15 lbs.

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can I give my dog 25mg of benadryl, he weights 15 lbs.?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  CriticalCareVet replied 5 years ago.
Welcome to JustAnswer! I am a licensed veterinarian and would be glad to help!

25mg would be a little to high compared to a normal dose.

15mg would actually be the best dose, and can be best titrated using the liquid.

If you only have pills or want to use pills, I would get the childrens 12.5mg tabs and give 1.5 of the tabs every 8 hours.
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The above is given for information only. Although I am a licensed veterinarian, I cannot legally prescribe medicines or diagnose your pet's condition without performing a physical exam. If you have concerns about your pet I would highly advise contacting your regular veterinarian.
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