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Can you tell me the weight of the dog?
Is the Liquid Benedryl you are using for children at 12.5 mg per teaspoon full?
The Dosage you gave is fine. It is dosed at 1-2 mg per pound of body weight. I would not give more than every 6 hours since it can have a rebound effect and make your little one anxious. you can try an Oatmead Bath to try and soothe the itching. The aloe is not suggested. The Vet will most likely give a Steroid to help especially if the Benedryl is not working. There is another Antihistimine that may work better called Chlortimeton. It could posisbly help where the Benedryl is not. The dosage would be in dogs at 0.1 mg per pound to 0.4 mg per pound. Generally it would be 2mg-4mg for a dog the size that you have. This can be found at Walmart which is open 24 hours a day. http://www.petplace.com/article/drug-library/library/over-the-counter/chlorpheniramine-maleate-chlor-trimeton
Unfortunately you are limited with the Benedryl not working to try the Chlortrimeton and the Oatmeal bath. Or an ER Vet visit.
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