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Can I give my 12 pound dachshund infant benadryl If so, what

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Can I give my 12 pound dachshund infant benadryl? If so, what dosage?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Lisa replied 8 years ago.

HiCustomer

 

Benadryl is given at a dose of 1-2mg per pound of body weight every 8-12 hours. So your 12 pound pup can have 12-24mg of Benadryl. If this were my dog, I'd start with the lower dose and if that doesn't help, I'd up it to the higher dose at the next appointed time.

 

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