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My 10 pound chihuahua just ate a 25 mg benadryl that my

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my 10 pound chihuahua just ate a 25 mg benadryl that my mastiff dropped. Will it hurt her and what do I need to do?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Dave replied 1 year ago.

Hello, and thanks for writing in.

That amount of Benadryl in a dog Daisy's size will likely cause drowsiness/sedation, but otherwise should not be harmful. The sleepy effects may last for several hours, but should subside overnight. She should be fine, but it's always best to ask and find out.

I hope this helps. Please let me know if I can assist you and Daisy further.

Dr. Dave

Expert:  Dr. Dave replied 1 year ago.
Hi Kevin,

I'm just following up on our conversation about Daisy. How is everything going?

David Janssen