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Is it safe to give your dog benadryl

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my dog is having a horrible time scrathing from fleas. He has been bathed and Frontline has been applied. It has been over five days and he is scratching him self until he bleeds. I would like to give him something for relief tonight and I will get him to the Vet's office tomorrow.
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Tammy F. replied 11 years ago.
 How much does he weigh?
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Reply to Tammy Falkner's Post: thirty pounds
Expert:  Tammy F. replied 11 years ago.

 You can give 25 mg of benadryl tonight and then you need to see the vet tomorrow.  The vet can slow the itching with a steroid injection and give the skin some time to rest.  He also might need an antibiotic if there is a secondary infection caused by the scratching.


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