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Can you give human aspirin to an 80 lb. dog with joint

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Can you give human aspirin to an 80 lb. dog with joint problems. They are on a weekend vacation and she seems very sore from more exercise than usual. They did not bring her pain pills with them. How much and how often for this size dog???
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As long as she has a 48 hour break from her usual medications they can use a low dose of buffered aspirin. For an 80lb dog, you can give 400mg after food every 12 hours.

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