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My dog is 15 and is dying of congestive heartfailour. How much Ambien can I give her to help her have a peaceful death. She weighs 31/2 lbs.
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Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 11 months ago

JACustomer, this medication is not approved for euthanasia in animals. We use injectable medications for euthanasia. Would you like my help finding a location to have this service provided, such as a mobile vet to come to your home?

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Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 11 months ago
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I'm just following up on our conversation about Chasie. How is everything going?

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