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My puppy ate a 81mg bayer asprin. She is 4-1/2 month old and

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My puppy ate a 81mg bayer asprin. She is 4-1/2 month old and weights about 21ibs. Will she be ok?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if your puppy will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name?
Customer: ZuZu
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about ZuZu?
Customer: No she's just an active red heeler
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Sally G. replied 5 months ago.

Hello she should be just fine. A typical dose of aspirin for dogs is 5 to 10 mg per pound. Baby aspirin is often used for smaller dogs.

I would have her eat a little something as aspirin can be rough on the stomach.

Here is information on aspirin and how it is dosed.

www.petplace.com/article/drug-library/library/over-the-counter/acetylsalicylic-acid-aspirin