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Dr. Gary
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)
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My dog is to be put to sleep tomorrow can i give him more

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My dog is to be put to sleep tomorrow can i give him more trapadol for the pain?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help your dog. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Keg and nearly 11 has had a leg removed from cancer 2 months ago
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Keg?
Customer: no
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 2 months ago.

Hello, I'm Dr Gary. I've been practicing veterinary medicine since 2007. I look forward to helping with your questions/ concerns.

Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 2 months ago.

I assume you mean Tramadol. Yes you can give that. It's very safe in dogs. We typically give anywhere from 1-3 mg per lb body weight. It can be given up to every 6 hours.

I hope this helps get him more comfortable.