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what would be the correct dosage of amoxicillin for a 100lb

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what would be the correct dosage of amoxicillin for a 100lb dog?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Johnson replied 6 years ago.
Amoxicillin is used at dosage of 10 mg per pound of bodyweight. A 100-pound dog should receive around 1000mg every 12 hours. It should be safe for your to try so long as your dog is bright, active and eating. However, if your dog becomes lethargic, stops eating, or does not improve within 3-4 days, I highly recommend taking your dog to your vet for an exam.