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10 week old toy Australian Shepard that weighs about 5lbs.

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10 week old toy Australian Shepard that weighs about 5lbs. We started giving it safe guard 4 canine dewormer (fenbendazole granules 22.2% 222mg/g). Directions say to give it for three days, 1mg per day for a 10lb puppy. Our pup was given 1/2 pack over 24 hours before giving second treatment of 1/2 a pack. Puppy is now acting drunk. Staggering, can barely move, shaking. What should we do?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 1 year ago.

Welcome and thanks for asking your question. My name is***** am a licensed veterinarian. I am sorry for the delay in response. If you would like to continue can you please answer a few questions so that I can be well informed and give you the best advice.

1- Can you give me an update how Cody is doing?

2- How many mg (milligrams) or g (grams) were in the entire packet?

3- Besides the fenbendazole did he get into anything or eat something out of the ordinary?

4- Any vomiting, diarrhea or coughing?

5- Any other symptoms?

There may be a slight delay between your follow ups and my replies as I type out a thorough reply for you.