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What if I gave wrong dose of Vectra flea prevention, one large dog?

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what if I gave wrong dose of Vectra flea prevention, one for a large dog?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. John replied 1 year ago.
Hello, thanks for writing in. Vectra does have a wide margin of safety, but there is still a potential for neurologic toxicity if they are sensitive to the medication in the preventative. I would be more concerned about the pyrethrins or permethrins if listed on as an active ingredient. To be on the safe side, I would give him a bath with Dawn dish soap or another comparable dish soap. You can give a couple bathes tonight and even repeat tomorrow to ensure it is all washed off. Please let me know if you have any other questions or concerns. Hope this helps.
Expert:  Dr. John replied 1 year ago.
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about Romey. How is everything going?

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