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My dog has been on phenobarbital for 6 years.. only had
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My golden is 88lbs. He takes 97mg TWICE a day of phenobarbital.
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our 10 year old golden retriever started flinching and waking up from his nap in a startled state. He will not get up and when we tried to help him up he cannot seem to stand on his own. HIs hind legs… read more
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