Dog Veterinary

Ask a dog vet and get answers to your dog health questions

Ask a Dog Veterinarian,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Is 900 mg doxy too much med n 80 lb. dog with kennel

Customer Question
Is 900 mg doxy too...
Is 900 mg doxy too much med for a n 80 lb. dog with kennel co
ugh? He has been on 200 mg for 8 days.
Submitted: 3 years ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Answered in 3 minutes by:
5/26/2015
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Drew, Dog Veterinarian replied 3 years ago
Dr. Drew
Dr. Drew, Dog Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 16,910
Experience: Small Animal Medicine and Surgery
Verified
Hello, I'm a licensed veterinarian and I'll be happy to help.The typical dose range for Doxycycline for an 80lb dog would be roughly 200 to 400 mg every 12-24 hours.900 mg would be a higher dose than would typically be recommended.
Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a dog veterinarianLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Dr. Drew Your Own Question
Dr. Drew
Dr. Drew
Dr. Drew, Dog Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 16,910
16,910 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Small Animal Medicine and Surgery

Dr. Drew is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

It was so professional, so personally concerned (as we were) and you answered all of our questions. George and I are so happy that I found "JustAnswer" on my Google search -- you are now in my "Favorites" list! And, yes we do love our kitty - she makes our life complete!

Bev & GeorgeBoca Raton, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. Debbie

Dr. Debbie

Dog Veterinarian

904 satisfied customers

Companion animal veterinarian practicing for over 10 years.

Dr. Andy

Dr. Andy

Medical Director

16,499 satisfied customers

UC Davis graduate, emphasis in dermatology, internal medicine, pain management

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dog Veterinarian

10,818 satisfied customers

BVMS, MRCVS. { Glasgow UK }

Dr. Gary

Dr. Gary

Dog Veterinarian

10,089 satisfied customers

DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

9,808 satisfied customers

15 years of experience as a small animal veterinarian

Dr. Scott

Dr. Scott

Veterinarian

9,615 satisfied customers

15 years of small animal, equine and pocket pet medicine and surgery.

Rebecca

Rebecca

Dog Veterinarian

8,947 satisfied customers

More than 30 years of companion animal practice.

< Previous | Next >

Related Dog Veterinary Questions
My 80 lb invalid pit mix was due her prescribed dose of
My 80 lb invalid pit bull mix was due her prescribed dose of gabepentin (900 mg.) which I gave her. She was due a dose of Tramadol (100 mg) two hours later. I accidentally gave her another gabepentin … read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
5,415 satisfied customers
Our 200lb Saint Bernard has kennel cough. We gave him 2 mL
Our 200lb Saint Bernard has kennel cough. We gave him 2 mL of LA 200 is that enough? … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
3 satisfied customers
Nasal congestion and a cough, 5 month old puppy, Sven, He
He was in the kennel with his brother and sister last weekend otherwise healthy-still eating and drinking… read more
Rebecca
Rebecca
Dog Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
8,947 satisfied customers
Our dog is dying of lung cancer. Our vet has prescribed pain
Our dog is dying of lung cancer. Our vet has prescribed pain meds. She prescribed Vetprofen 100 mg @ 1.5 daily. And, Tamadol … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
3 satisfied customers
I found a female dog who we believe to be in heat as does the
I found a female dog who we believe to be in heat as does the vet who looked at her. He thought she might have pyometra but later concluded she was just in heat. She is also hw +. He prescribed 500 mg… read more
Dr. Alleyne
Dr. Alleyne
Veterinary associate
Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine
1,457 satisfied customers
My dog has anaplasmosis and is on doxy. He was doing great
My dog has anaplasmosis and is on doxy. He was doing great but now seems like we are back to the original pain and lameness. Could he need an increase in the antibiotic?… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
3 satisfied customers
50 pound bulldog with kennel cough and we have 500mg tablets
50 pound bulldog with kennel cough and we have 500mg tablets of Doxy, what is the proper dose?… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
3 satisfied customers
,My 120 lb Akita has an atrophied sciatic nerve and atrophied
Hi, My 120 lb Akita has an atrophied sciatic nerve and atrophied gluteal muscle caused by an accident in January, plus stenosis and other back problems. He has had an MRI and x-rays. The vet started h… read more
Dr. Altman
Dr. Altman
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
9 satisfied customers
I have an 12 year old Lab. Severe coughing. Have given her
I have an 12 year old Lab. Severe coughing. Have given her Aspirin, Benedryl. Sounds as if she is trying to cough up phlegm?. Was wanting to know about giving Tussionex Pennkinetic for Humans? She is … read more
Dr. G.
Dr. G.
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
1,734 satisfied customers
What is length of treatment and dosage of tetracycline for
What is length of treatment and dosage of tetracycline for a 60 lb dog with ehrlichiosis, and best place too purchase medicine… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
22,387 satisfied customers
my dog is on metacam 100 lbs - is a 7.5 mg of meloxican enough - he is also on tramadol -
my dog is on metacam 100 lbs - is a 7.5 mg of meloxican enough - he is also on tramadol - 100 mg 2x a day… read more
Dr Linda
Dr Linda
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Doctoral Degree
1,627 satisfied customers
I think my dog just swallowed a 200 mg ibuprofen tablet - should
I think my dog just swallowed a 200 mg ibuprofen tablet - should I be worried? She's about 4 years old - large dog (border collie mix)… read more
Dr. Gene
Dr. Gene
Veterinarian, Chief of Staff
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
1,975 satisfied customers
basset: adopted..rescue..heartworm..he started coughing and gagging
I just adopted a basset from a rescue. He is heartworm positive. I brought him home and he started coughing and gagging. He is on 2 different antibiotics. Ketoconazole 200 mg twice daily and doxycycli… read more
Dr. Gary
Dr. Gary
Dog Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
10,089 satisfied customers
greyhound: my 80 pound..may have eaten..get him to the emergency vet
my 80 pound greyhound may have eaten about 10 ibuprofen. should i get him to the emergency vet or just watch him for now?… read more
Denise Colgrove
Denise Colgrove
Relief veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
6,383 satisfied customers
bearded collie: 11 year old part..(about 52 lbs..his liver..tumor
We have an 11 year old part-bearded collie (about 52 lbs) who has a hepatocellular carcinoma that has involved about 75% of his liver (as seen on ultrasound). We believe he is too weak for surgery. Bu… read more
Dr. Laura Devlin, DVM, DABVP
Dr. Laura Devlin, DVM, DABVP
Veterinarian, DABVP Canine/Feline
Doctoral Degree
1,148 satisfied customers
Both of my 10yr old Labs. have tested positive for anaplasmosis;
Both of my 10yr old Labs. have tested positive for anaplasmosis; I had them tested for tick born diseases becuz of the hugh amount of tick this year. The new vet whom I do not know yet, perscribed 800… read more
Dr. Scott
Dr. Scott
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
9,615 satisfied customers
dog: fostering..as of last night who has kennel cough..doxy
I am fostering a dog as of last night who has kennel cough. she is taking 2.5 pills of doxy every night. Is this sufficient? Anything else I can do? she was prescribed this by the doctor who helps out… read more
FamilyPetDoctor
FamilyPetDoctor
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,475 satisfied customers
dog: ears n eyes run cole tried giving him a bath sat..chews..pill
my dog has cheesy smelling ears n eyes run cole tried giving him a bath sat. n he still smells and chews himself i use advantage on him tried comforts pill n his hair fell out… read more
Dr. Suze
Dr. Suze
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
568 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x