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Benadryl can be helpful in seasonal allergies, although I have found dogs often require something stronger. The dose of Benadryl or diphenhydramine is 1mg/pound. So a dog between 12 and 24 pounds gets 1 12.5mg tablet. You can give them in any why that she will take them. However, whenever I use flavored medication I look closely. Some flavored medication is sweetened with an artificial sweetener called xylitol. xylitol is toxic to dogs so double check your bottle.
I hope that helps, but if you have more questions please let me know.
I don't see an xylitol there. It is usually very clearly listed if they put it in. The mannitol and sucralose are sugar alcohols and are fine.
If he is close to 25 pounds, he can have 2.
My guess is she wont like them. I would try to put it in some peanut butter. I would start with one and see if it works, if not, try two next time.
It is okay if she chews them.... they work either way.
I hope it works for you!