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I just got home, and my french bulldog is acting extremely lethargic, shaking her head a bit, slowly, and has mucus around her eyes. Of course I need to take her to the vet, but is this an emergency or can she go in the morning?
Submitted: 8 years ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian replied 8 years ago
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Hello,

This may just be an allergic reaction. What I would try is give her Benadryl tonight and see if her signs resolve. It will make her more sedate, but it should resolve the head shaking and mucous around the eyes.

The dose of Benadryl is 1 mg per lb every 6-8 hours as needed.

I hope this helps, let me know if you have any other questions.
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