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What can I give my one year old schnauzer ?

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what can I give my one year old schnauzer for fever?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  DrMelJ replied 2 years ago.
Hi there. Thanks for the question. Let me see if u can help.
If you have any dog pain meds: rimadyl or previcox or metacam...a dose if one of these will reduce a fever
Otherwise....
You can give human buffered (enteric coated) aspirin. A 10-30 lb dog would get one human baby aspirin or 81 mg. do NOT give ibuprofen or Tylenol etc.
additionally, if your dog has a fever, it should be seen by a vet soon to determine th cause.
I hope this helps. Best wishes. Let me know if you have further questions.