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Should I give Shin Benadryl? The bath to remove the Topical

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Should I give Shin Benadryl ? The bath to remove the Topical flea med has worked and our puppy is now resting at our feet. I have child Benadryl that we give before his immunization's per our Vets recommendation .
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 11 months ago.

Hello.

Yes, you can give Benadryl to help with any itching/ irritation. The dose of Benadryl in dogs is 1-2 mg per lb body weight. It can be given every 6-8 hours, as needed.

I hope this helps, let me know if you have any other questions.