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While it is not a commonly used diuretic in dogs, it can be prescribed and when it is it is usually dosed at 2-4 mg/kg. For a dog of Jack's size, that would be considered within the therapeutic range. I am sure you will probably notice an increase in urination and you will want to make sure he has free access to fresh water, but a one time dose like this should present no problems.
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