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Experience:  Medical Director at Union Hill Animal Hospital
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Have 80lbs male chocolate lab. We have been on vacation for

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Have 80lbs male chocolate lab. We have been on vacation for the last week without them. Returned home he has large welts all over him have given him 25mil benidrill has good apatite but threw up most of his dinner seems to have chills also not real active but thinking that is the benidrle
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Christi Belew replied 11 months ago.

Hello, my name is***** and I am happy to help you and Rip. A few questions to better assess the situation.

1. Do the welts seem itchy? Any hairloss?

2. Was he in boarding while you were gone or with a friend?

3. When you lift his lip, are his gums pink?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.

Welts are ichy gums are pink normal hair loss

Expert:  Christi Belew replied 11 months ago.

Poor kid! You can give an additional dose of Benadryl (50 mg) and withhold food for the next 12 hours to rest his stomach. If you have any hydrocortisone spray, you can put that on the welts to calm them down.

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Expert:  Christi Belew replied 11 months ago.

How is Rip's skin doing?