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He won't stop scratching. I have him a flea treatment. Can I

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He won't stop scratching. I have him a flea treatment. Can I give him children's benadryl?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Using the wrong medication for fleas can be dangerous. You should definitely talk to the veterinarian. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Gizmo he is 2
JA: What is the dog's name?
Customer: Gizmo
JA: Is there anything else important you think the veterinarian should know about Gizmo?
Customer: I just got him Sunday from a lady. I don't know much about him. She won't answer any if my texts since I got him.
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Rebecca replied 5 months ago.

Hello,
Thank you for using Just Answer. My name is***** am a veterinarian and will do my best to help.

Expert:  Rebecca replied 5 months ago.

I am sorry to hear about Gizmo's scratching. Yes, you can use Benadryl in dogs. How much does he weigh?

Expert:  Rebecca replied 5 months ago.

You can give 25 mg of Benadryl to a 25 pound dog, 2 to 3 times daily.

What flea treatment did you give?

Expert:  Rebecca replied 5 months ago.

I hope you were able to see my responses; I have not heard back from you! How is Gizmo doing?