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PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse
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Experience:  15 yrs experience in vet med, 8 in emergency med. Founder of a non-profit animal rescue
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My dog has a skin infection and I wanted to know how much

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My dog has a skin infection and I wanted to know how much SMz to give him and how often. 800/160mg is what I have on hand.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. There are all sorts of infestations your dog can pick up. I'll have you talk to the Veterinarian who'll sort out what is wrong and help you decide what to do about it. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: He weighs about 60lbs
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about your dog?
Customer: He has ear mites also but I am already treating those
Submitted: 30 days ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 30 days ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Customer: replied 30 days ago.
His name is ***** ***** is 8 years old.
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 30 days ago.

At 60#, Buddy's dosage can range from 400mg to 800mg. The easiest dosage for him would be 1/2 tablet of the 800/160mg tablets every 24 hours. Make sure that you are giving plenty of water and that he's eating a meal at the time of dosing. TMPS has a tendency to cause an upset stomach and Buddy may go off of his food if he's given this medication without something on his stomach. You can learn more here:

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