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How much Benadryl should a 14 lb dog get allergic r

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How much Benadryl should a 14 lb dog get for an allergic reaction?
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 5 months ago.
Welcome! Thanks for asking your question. My name is***** am a licensed veterinarian and I will be assisting you today. The dose for benadryl (diphenhydramine) in dogs is 1-2mg per pound body weight every 12 hours. So, for a 14 lbs dog I would give 25mg every 12 hours. If you notice any difficult breathing he should be seen by ER veterinarian. My goal is to provide you with excellent service - I hope I've provided the information you were seeking, if you feel you have received anything less, please reply back as I am happy to address follow-up questions. Kindly rate me when you are done.

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