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What can I give my dog for pain and inflammation She has ...

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What can I give my dog for pain and inflammation? She has hip soreness that makes her limp - sometimes a lot.   She is about 70lbs.

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Age: 3; Female; Breed: chow mix

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rubbing her hips

Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Cheryl K. replied 10 years ago.
You can give aspirin as Tylenol and Advil are not safe and can cause toxicity or stomach problems. You can give a dosage rate of one baby aspirin for every 16 pounds of body weight or 5 to 10 mg of regular uncoated aspirin for every pound of body weight every 12 hours as it is known to help greatly with inflammation and pain.
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