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Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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Dog ate lantana ears are swollen. ate a day ago. good

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dog ate lantana ears are swollen. ate a day ago. good appetite. sleeps a lot. bulldog
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if the bulldog will be able to digest that. What is the bulldog's name and age?
Customer: Cricket 9 yrs
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Cricket?
Customer: We think she is going thru a slow reaction. the tips of her ears are swollen. can she take benidryl
Submitted: 11 days ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 11 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.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 11 days ago.

Can you please attach pictures showing the swelling at the ear tips?

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
no. just swollen on the tips. just spongey warm not real read
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 11 days ago.

To answer your original question, she can take 1-2mg of benadryl every 8-12 hours for the swelling. If you do not see a marked improvement by morning, I would have her examined.

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