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1- Is he currently on any other medications?
2- Any pre existing medical conditions?
Friend, it is best if you give Ace Buffered Aspirin, it will be more gentle on his stomach. The dose for a 40 lbs Ace is 325mg 3/4 of a tablet every 12 hours for 1 week. You can buy Buffered Aspirin over the counter in any pharmacy.
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You can supplement with Cosequin (glucosamine) given at label dose. You can buy Cosequin online or in your local pet store.