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1. Tramadol is being used more and more in dogs these days and it is regarded as having a very high margin of safety. It is also compatible with NSAID drugs such as metacam so you can give both together if necessary.
2. Tramadol is often given at doses of between 2 to 4 mg per kg of the dog's bodyweight every 8 to 12 hours for post-operative pain relief. But you can read in more depth how this drug is used in dogs via this link : LINK
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