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Dr. Michael Salkin
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 44 years of experience
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What antiinflamatory pills I can give to a dog ?it must be

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What antiinflamatory pills I can give to a dog ?it must be pills , as being a stray dog she doesn't allow me to touch her , but she eats the food I'm giving her . Can I use human antiinflamatory ? She seems to have a stiff neck , she can not turn her head
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

You're restricted to aspirin dosed at 10 mg/lb with food twice daily or acetaminophen dosed at 7 mg/lb thrice daily. You must avoid both ibuprofen and naproxen - both of which are toxic to dogs. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.