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My dog takes Trifexis preventation. He won't just take the

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My dog takes Trifexis for heartworm preventation. He won't just take the pill so we have to crush it up in his food. But today he ate about a third of his food and the rest is just sitting there. So he has not gotten his full dose of Trifexis. Should I try to give him another pill by just putting peanut butter on it or will the original pill crushed in his food still be okay if it sits in bowl all day?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if your dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Mcgruff and he is 7.
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Mcgriff?
Customer: No, he is usually fine after the Trifexis. He has no allergies.
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Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 8 months ago.

Hi, I'm Dr. Peter. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question now, and will post back with your reply ASAP.

Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 8 months ago.

Friend, if you give him the remaining of the pill that has been sitting in the bowl for the day should still be effective. I would try to collect the remaining of the pill and give it with some peanut butter.

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Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 8 months ago.

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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