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My dog has dermatitis, she is itchy scratching and biting.

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My dog has dermatitis , she is itchy scratching and biting. Can I give her 10 mg cetrizine Hcl and not worry that it would harm her? She is 30 pounds
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 11 months ago.

Welcome to Justanswer! I am Dr. Altman and happy to assist you both today!

So sorry to hear your dog is so itchy!

The dose of cetirizine is 1 mg/ kg once daily so for your dog (30 pounds, 14 kg) would be a 10 mg tablet daily with or without food

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Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 11 months ago.

Good evening, I wanted to check in on you and your little one to see if I can be of any further assistance to you both today. Happy Holidays!

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Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 11 months ago.

Good afternoon, I am curious if you tried the cetirizine and if it helped her itch? I would love an update!

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